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Short Cuts September 2014
It might be helpful when embedded in name badges at events, but RFID technology also can be used to hack your phone, credit card and passport while you're in transit.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Barefoot luxury in Placencia, Belize - Chabil Mar Villas
The driver took us a short way along this narrow peninsula that is Placencia, through the heavy, expertly carved, gigantic wooden gates and into this eye-popping lush tropical paradise.
Vail Daily News
Adventure on two wheels: A 100-miler in tropical heat
The Rincon de la Vieja MTB 100 Challeng is Latin America's very first and only 100-mile mountain bike race.
Lev Tahor heads to Guatemala City after being cast out of village
Members of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish group were forced out of a village in western Guatemala after disputes with indigenous residents over cultural and religious differences.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Fort Francis Times
Nicaragua trip - eye-opening' for FFHS pair
Fort High students Julia Quast and Kate Parsons returned last week from a trip of a lifetime, where they not only helped members of a community in Nicaragua but also learned a lot about themselves.
CANATURH, HONDURAS: Having trouble deciding what beach to go to?
The supply is quite abundant and the tourist ends up deciding on the basis of some additional feature that a certain destination has to offer, and at times the decision is hard because somewhere there is something extra that appeals to them but it's lacking something else, and that's where they just have to take their chances, resigning theirself ... (more)
Tue Aug 26, 2014
$54+ O/W JetBlue Sale for Sunny Destinations
Fall is almost here, which means it's the perfect time for JetBlue's latest airfare sale - which discounts flights to sunny Caribbean and Latin American destinations, including Nassau; St. Croix; Santiago, Dominican Republic; San Jose, Costa Rica; and Cartagena, Colombia.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Dreams in America, fulfilled in Central America
Recently, local couples Tony and JoAnn Lazaro and Dale and Cindy Medlock spent two weeks in Panama fulfilling dreams of a Central America vacation.
British tourist rescues Loggerhead sea turtles destined for meat traders
A couple of Loggerhead sea turtles, which were destined for the meat traders, have been rescued and returned to sea after being discovered laying on their backs and suffocating.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Hilton continues Latin America expansion with opening Hilton Panama.
Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of the newly-built Hilton Panama, a 347-room Hilton property in Panama City, Panama and with a location in the heart of this booming city that offers panoramic ocean views, this newest hotel in Panama City opens its doors just in time to celebrate the Panama Canal's Centennial.
Beach In France Sets Up No-Selfie Zones Patrolled By 'Spam Police'
In an effort to cut down on selfie-mania -- the phenomenon already fueled by selfie stands and selfie-sponsored vacations -- one beach in France has created official no-selfie zones .
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Cape Breton Post
Second surgical mission to Guatemala planned
What was once an exciting trip to an exotic location became all too real when Kim Cullen first arrived at a medical clinic in Guatemala City last February.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Compass AUG 23
Journey to Costa Rica and discover the outstanding variety of flora and fauna of Tortuguero National Park, Sarapiqui Rainforest and Manuel Antonio National Park.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Democrats attack Rand Paul for criticizing Obama abroad
"America has a proud tradition of letting politics stop at the water's edge, but Paul doesn't think that tradition applies to him," Michael Czin, the DNC's press secretary, said in a memo to reporters.
Hilton Hotels & Resorts Announces new Property in Panama
Upscale Hotel in Panama City, Panama Features First eforea: Spa at Hilton in Latin America, Six Dining Outlets, Panoramic Views and More Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of the newly-built Hilton Panama , a 347-room Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Panama City, Panama.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Flores: An Inside Look at One of Tikal's Most Picturesque Boutique Hotels
Travelers who go to Tikal in Guatemala from Guatemala City have to either 1) rent a car and drive the 7-8 hours themselves 2) travel 8-9 hours by bus or 3) take a one-hour flight.
Costa Rica, Air, Car, 7 Nights, From $889
Get to know the jungles, volcanoes, and cloud forests of Costa Rica at your own pace with this travel package that includes an eight-day car rental.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Crowsnest Pass Herald
In 2000, Crowsnest resident Jenny Wilmot was backpacking through Guatemala on a tour of Central America.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Monday Five Thirty: Here's What to Drink When in Guatemala
Given that Guatemala has about two dozen volcanoes to explore, you'll definitely be thirsty when it comes time to rest your bones for the day.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Gold rush race problems began early
Race problems in the California gold rush began early. A certain class of men, some vicious and malicious along with others who were ignorant and misguided, started for California as soon as news of the gold strikes reached the east.