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Carnival Cruise’s Floating Human Waste Disposal Cancels More Sailings to Mexico

Carnival Cruise’s Floating Human Waste Disposal Cancels More Sailings to Mexico

Carnival Cruise has announced more cancelled sailings on its floating sh*t house, also known as, Carnival Triumph. The company has now cancelled a total of 14 planned sailings from February 11 through April 13, 2013. continue reading »

No Gas Exploration in Peru’s Ecologically Diverse Manu National Park

No Gas Exploration in Peru’s Ecologically Diverse Manu National Park

Argentina's Pluspetrol denied that it planned to explore for natural gas in Peru's Manu National Park, an ecologically diverse area located between the southern regions of Cuzco and Madre de Dios. continue reading »

Brazilian, Spanish, Argentine Cities Make List of Happiest Cities

Brazilian, Spanish, Argentine Cities Make List of Happiest Cities

A survey of 10,000 people from 29 countries throughout the world helped create the Anholt-GfK Roper City Brands Index of the happiest cities in the world. continue reading »

On Final Day of Rio Carnival Champion Samba Schools Presented

On Final Day of Rio Carnival Champion Samba Schools Presented

Street troupes kept the merriment going on the last day of Carnival in Brazil after the elite samba schools wound up their spectacular parades. continue reading »

Rio’s Carnival Continues and Its Party Time Non-Stop

Rio’s Carnival Continues and Its Party Time Non-Stop

Carnival entered its fourth day in Brazil on Monday and crowds thronged the streets across the giant South American nation in the annual bash. continue reading »

Carnival Cruise Ship with 4,200 on Board Remains Adrift in Gulf of Mexico

Carnival Cruise Ship with 4,200 on Board Remains Adrift in Gulf of Mexico

A cruise ship sailing in the Gulf of Mexico with more than 4,200 people on board is being towed on Monday to the Mexican coast after being left adrift due to an engine room fire that knocked out the propulsion system. continue reading »

Proposed Changes to Buenos Aires Fabled ‘Avenida 9 de Julio’ Meet with Protests

Proposed Changes to Buenos Aires Fabled ‘Avenida 9 de Julio’ Meet with Protests

The Buenos Aires city government's plan to change the appearance of Avenida 9 de Julio, one of the widest avenues in the world, to accommodate special bus lanes has stirred protests in the Argentine capital. continue reading »

Rio Carnival Kicks off in Brazil

Rio Carnival Kicks off in Brazil

Mayor Eduardo Paes presented the keys to Brazil's second-largest city on Friday to King Momo, the traditional sovereign of the Rio de Janeiro Carnival. continue reading »

Spain’s Chef Jose Andres to Open “Cocktail Lab” in DC

Spain’s Chef Jose Andres to Open “Cocktail Lab” in DC

Famed chef José Andrés (born José Roman Andrés Puerta), recently announced he would opening an experimental "cocktail lab" in Washington D.C., next to his popular Minibar. continue reading »

Large Scale EuroVegas Casino Coming to Madrid

Large Scale EuroVegas Casino Coming to Madrid

The Madrid suburb of Alcorcon has been chosen as the site of the large-scale EuroVegas casino and resort project, Las Vegas Sands Corp. President and COO Michael Leven and Community of Madrid President Ignacio Gonzalez announced here Friday. continue reading »

German National Sentenced to 4 Years in Ecuador For Stealing Galapagos Iguanas

German National Sentenced to 4 Years in Ecuador For Stealing Galapagos Iguanas

A court handed down a four-year prison term to a German citizen caught trying to smuggle four iguanas out of the Galapagos islands, the directors of Ecuador's Galapagos National Park said. continue reading »

Latin America Shines at Madrid’s International Tourism Fair

Latin America Shines at Madrid’s International Tourism Fair

The colors, tastes, accents and music of Latin America are being seen and heard again at the Fitur tourism fair in Madrid, whose 33rd edition was kicked off on Wednesday by Spain's Crown Prince Felipe continue reading »

New York Woman Missing in Turkey, Husband and Brother Fly Over for Search

New York Woman Missing in Turkey, Husband and Brother Fly Over for Search

A New York woman has disappeared after flying to Turkey on vacation and her brother and husband are now flying oversea to be closer to the search. continue reading »

Birdwatchers Rejoice! Costa Rica Bird Lovers Release Field Guild App

Birdwatchers Rejoice! Costa Rica Bird Lovers Release Field Guild App

First birding app for Costa Rica is a digital field guide replete with photos, sounds, text, and range maps. The Costa Rica Birds-Field Guide app became available in the iTunes Store on Ja continue reading »

Acapulco Has Repaid Debt, Allowed to Borrow Again

Acapulco Has Repaid Debt, Allowed to Borrow Again

The world famous Mexican Pacific resort city of Acapulco has repaid the debt it owed a bank and will be able to resume borrowing in the next few days, Mayor Luis Walton said. continue reading »