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  1. What Zika virus is - and isn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Echo

    There are at least 54 people infected with the Zika virus in the U.S. In all except one case, the infection was acquired while out of the country, according to health officials. The ailment results in an abnormally small head in newborns and is associated with various disorders including decreased brain development.


  2. Two Pregnant Illinois Women Test Positive For Zika Virus, Possibly Linked To Birth DefectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | CBS Local

    Illinois Public Health Director Dr. Nirav Shah said both women recently traveled to Central America, where a simple mosquito bite can transmit the Zika virus. "Right now, in Illinois there is no known transmission of Zika virus.


  3. Nicaragua Tourism Continues to GrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2012 | 24-7 Press Release

    Nicaragua is on track to record double-digit growth in tourism visits this year, considerably higher than the original 6.5 percent growth projected at the beginning of the year, according to Tourism Minister Mario Salinas. "We registered 11.4 percent growth between January and October of this year.


  4. Elder Cook visits Central America and reports missionaries are safe, members strengthening homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Deseret News

    After returning from a trip to the Church's Central America Area, Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles reported that the faithful Church members there are receiving the blessings of living the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The LDS Church News is an official publication of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


  5. Zika virus: What you need to know about the mosquito-spread virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Aedes aegypti mosquitoes to be tested for various diseases perch inside a container at the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory in Panama City, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. Panamanian authorities announced on Monday that 50 cases of the Zika virus infection have been detected in Panama's sparsely populated Guna Yala indigenous area along the Caribbean coast.


  6. Panama unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2013 |

    To the uninitiated, the Republic of Panama might seem like a step-child to its more familiar neighbor, Costa Rica. But one visit to its capital, Panama City, is certain to catapult the country to the top of your bucket list of places to go.


  7. WHO Bans Blood Donations from Zika-Infected Area VisitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Voice of America

    Traveler receives information about the Zika virus during a campaign by Peru's Health Ministry at Plaza Norte bus station in Lima, Peru, Feb. 4, 2016. The World Health Organization is advising officials not to accept blood donations from people who recently returned from countries affected by the Zika virus.


  8. Birder's Eye View: Hummingbirds a delight in PanamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | SavannahNow

    Welcome back to Panama! The first night, at the hotel near Panama City, I groused when my friend Lainie informed me there was no elevator to haul our luggage to the second floor. Then I discovered that our balcony looked directly out into a line of trees, and in the trees were birds.


  9. 5F5E121D0CDE4EB880825812F3AA45C6Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The World Pediatric Project sends 50 volunteer doctors to Central America and the Caribbean region every year. The physicians provide diagnostic and surgical care to thousands of children across the world.


  10. Pregnant SOUTHCOM servicemember moved to avoid Zika virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Stars and Stripes

    Examining a mosquito trap in San Juan, Panama, on June 6, 2015, are, from left: Petty Officer 1st Class Luke Peet, Lt. Cmdr.


  11. Orkin Experts on Zika Virus: Prepare, but Don't PanicRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Freshnews

    Experts from pest control leader Orkin urge travelers to South and Central America, the Caribbean and other areas affected by Zika virus to get informed and be vigilant to help prevent mosquito bites after the World Health Organization warned the Zika virus may spread throughout the Western hemisphere. Zika is a virus that primarily spreads to humans through mosquito bites of some mosquito species in the Aedes genus.


  12. MomentumON Love and LossRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- When I first came to southern Vermont, in 1987, I had been on the road in South and Central America - literally on the road - for 14 years.


  13. Market MoverWHY No Panama Hats at America's Top Travel Show?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2013 | American Reporter

    Wouldn't you like to know how to view the historic and dramatic expansion of the Panama Canal? Or the scuba adventures in Portobelo's crystal clear waters? Perhaps you don't know about the spanking new skyline, nightlife, and world class restaurants of Panama City? Don't worry, you were not bothered with knowledge of any of these things at the renowned and gigantic Washington, D.C., Travel and Adventure Show this weekend, because the brains behind Panama's government tourist ministry and individual tour operators did not see the need to exhibit at the show. A professional, slick, informative,entertaining, and gastronomical array of tourism and food exhibitors from Aruba to the Zulu Nyala Game Reserve were there.


  14. Sortis Panama City Panama The Newest Addition to the Hotel Scene and SkylineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 |

    With seasonal nonstop service into Panama City from Denver and the emergence of the city being known as the Hong Kong of the Americas, Denver based travelers and others can enjoy a sojourn to this steamy tropical destination where high-rises literally border jungle terrain and the Canal continues to influence worldwide transportation of commerce. Located in the Obarrio neighborhood of Panama City , The Sortis Hotel , Spa and Casino inhabits a unique niche known as an urban resort.


  15. For the humble Meleagris gallopavoRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2010 |

    Ever wonder why Eurasia developed agriculture and thus early civilization before the New World? Well, according to author Jared Diamond , a big part of the answer may be simple geography. If you look at a map of the two hemisphere one gross difference immediately stands out: the Americas are long and skinny and Eurasia is fat and wide.


  16. Meet the blonde financier who ditched her high-flying job, and is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Daily Mail

    Meet the blonde financier who ditched her high-flying job, and is now an internet sensation who is PAID to travel Meet the blonde financier who ditched her high-flying job, and is now an internet sensation who is PAID to travel In 2011 Kiersten Rich left her job to set up the blog and Instagram, The Blonde Abroad, while seeing the world Five years on she's managed to tick off 50 countries and gets paid by brands to promote their events and resorts The stunning 27-year-old traveller says it is hard to date on the road and that she regularly has to travel by herself A woman with a high flying career in finance decided to quit her her job to travel the world after realising the corporate lifestyle didn't fulfil her.


  17. Crave Enters Latin America with AM Resorts SigningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | PRWeb

    State-of-the-art tablets from the UK's leading provider of in-room tablets are appearing in prestigious hotels across Latin America, thanks to a landmark signing with AMResorts. We were looking for a guest-facing technology solution which would fit with the casual yet sophisticated style of our Secrets and Breathless brands, and Crave met those requirements perfectly The in-room tablets from Crave Interactive - the European market leader supplying tablet- and app-based solutions to the hospitality industry - have been installed in AMResorts' new Secrets Papagayo in Costa Rica, Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa in Mexico and Secrets Playa Bonita in Panama.


  18. Two Pregnant Illinois Women Contract Zika Virus While On VacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | CBS Local

    The women recently returned from an area where the virus is found, which includes Brazil, Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico and other areas of South and Central America, according to IDPH. Zika, like West Nile virus, is contracted through mosquito bites, and is usually mild, but there is a possible link between the virus and birth defects in children, according to a statement from the Illinois Department of Public Health.


  19. Locals Create Dental Tourism OutfitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2010 |

    Have cavities, will travel. This is what Jeffrey Apton and his wife are hoping with their new tour company that connects American travelers with dentists in Panama.


  20. College student contracts Zika virus while abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | The Flat Hat

    A student of the College contracted the Zika virus while traveling in Central America over winter break. COURTESY PHOTO / WIKIMEDIA COMMONS A College of William and Mary student contracted the Zika virus while traveling in Central America during winter break, according to Vice President for Student Affairs Virginia Ambler '88, Ph.D. '06 in a campus-wide email.