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NIcaragua to Open First Full-Service Luxury Hotel

NIcaragua to Open First Full-Service Luxury Hotel

Mukul Resort & Spa, the first luxury boutique hotel in Nicaragua, will open on February 1, 2013 at Guacalito de la Isla, a 1,670-acre, US$250-million low-density, continue reading »

Survival Launches ‘Stop Complaining’ Ad for Earth’s Most Threatened Tribe

Survival Launches ‘Stop Complaining’ Ad for Earth’s Most Threatened Tribe

Human rights organization Survival International has launched a worldwide advertising campaign to raise awareness of the plight of the Awá tribe in Brazil, Earth’s most threatened tribe.The advert, entitled ‘Stop Complaining, and put your problems in perspective’ was designed by Tribe Global. continue reading »

Dominican Republic’s Exuberant Ecotourism Provides Countless Escapes

Dominican Republic’s Exuberant Ecotourism Provides Countless Escapes

Dominican Republic is the Caribbean's most bio-diverse country, with 25 percent of its lush land and pristine coastline protected as national parks, reserves and sanctuaries. With the creation of the Dominican Republic's Marine Mammal Sanctuary continue reading »

Spain Saw Increase in Tourism in 2012, 57.7 Million People Visited

Spain Saw Increase in Tourism in 2012, 57.7 Million People Visited

Spain welcomed 57.7 million foreign tourists in 2012, up 2.7 percent from the previous year, the Industry, Energy and Tourism Ministry said Tuesday. continue reading »

Boeing Stops Dreamliner Deliveries Until FAA Investigation is Finished

Boeing Stops Dreamliner Deliveries Until FAA Investigation is Finished

Boeing said it will not deliver any more units of its 787 Dreamliner until U.S. aviation authorities certify that the company has solved the battery problems that forced these aircraft to suspend operations worldwide. continue reading »

Boeing Stops Dreamliner Deliveries Until FAA Investigation is Finished

Boeing Stops Dreamliner Deliveries Until FAA Investigation is Finished

Boeing said it will not deliver any more units of its 787 Dreamliner until U.S. aviation authorities certify that the company has solved the battery problems that forced these aircraft to suspend operations worldwide. continue reading »

Colombia Halts Hotel Project in Tayrona National Park

Colombia Halts Hotel Project in Tayrona National Park

The Colombian government has suspended a hotel project in Tayrona National Park that included the construction of 12 cabins, to prevent any possible damage to the ecosystems of this natural reserve. continue reading »

Orlando Ranked as Top Destination Among Hispanic Tourists

Orlando Ranked as Top Destination Among Hispanic Tourists

Orlando, Miami, and New York were among the top 10 destinations for Hispanic travelers last year, according to 2012 booking data from Hotels.com, the world's leading hotel booking website. continue reading »

Chile Saw 3.5 Million Tourists in 2012

Chile Saw 3.5 Million Tourists in 2012

Chile received a total of 3.5 million foreign tourists in 2012, a 13 percent hike over the year before and an all-time record, according to an official report issued Monday. continue reading »

Latin America News:  Paraguay Unable to Defeat Dengue, Declares National Alert

Latin America News:  Paraguay Unable to Defeat Dengue, Declares National Alert

Paraguay’s Health Minister, Antonio Arbo, has declared a national epidemic alert since the country was unable to eliminate the dengue disease only control an outbreak. continue reading »

Prehispanic Teotihuacans Exhumed Dead and Used Make-Up in After-Death Rituals

Prehispanic Teotihuacans Exhumed Dead and Used Make-Up in After-Death Rituals

In the case of the Teotihuacans, these cosmetics were used as part of the after-death ritual to honour their city’s most important people. continue reading »

Spain and France Connect via High-Speed Rail

Spain and France Connect via High-Speed Rail

Spain inaugurated on Tuesday a rail line from Barcelona to the French border that completes the process of linking the two nations' high-speed passenger rail services. continue reading »

Latin America News: Ecuador Tops List of Places to Retire

Latin America News: Ecuador Tops List of Places to Retire

The Latin America country of Ecuador tops the list of places for foreigners to retire to. In the rankings produced by InternationalLiving.com, viewed Ecuador’s quality of life, low cost of living and mild climate as ideal for retirees. continue reading »

First Week of 2013 Proves Deadly in Puerto Rico With 14 Murders

First Week of 2013 Proves Deadly in Puerto Rico With 14 Murders

A young evangelical pastor was among the 14 people slain in Puerto Rico in the first week of 2013, police reported Monday. The most recent murder occurred Sunday at 9:55 p.m. in Canovanas, east of San Juan, where an unknown assailant walked up to Kedin Adorno Fuentes, 22, and shot him several times in the face. continue reading »

American Airlines Employee, Luis Montano, Put on ‘No Fly’ List, Doesn’t Know Why

American Airlines Employee, Luis Montano, Put on ‘No Fly’ List, Doesn’t Know Why

A 13-year employee of American Airlines is baffled and financially crushed, having been told by his employer that he was being suspended after his name was added to the TSA's "no fly" list. continue reading »