| Jun 3, 2011
| 8:55 AM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
Avoya Travel has a seven-night cruise on Norwegian Cruise Lines, departing New Orleans on Sept. 11 with stops in Costa Maya, Mexico;...
| Feb 3, 2011
A Central American country, located between Mexico and Guatemala, Belize has a variety of Caribbean islands including St.George's Caye (the site of the 1798 battle during which the British defeated the Spanish and laid claim to Belize), Ambergris Caye and...
| Feb 27, 2011
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
| Jul 13, 2011
Kenneth Choi has two high-profile films in the hopper. He portrays Jim Morita, one of the Howling Commandos in the action film "Captain America: The First Avenger." He also has finished shooting the remake of "Red Dawn." A resident of Los Angeles, the 39-...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 2:47 AM
Sign up to win the Fox Rocks Lunchbox! K-Mack announces a new winner every Monday and Thursday at 10am drawn from all entries. We visit the winner at work and deliver the coveted FOX ROCKS LUNCH BOX, filled with great prizes every Tuesday and Friday...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 7:45 AM
What was once Hurricane Richard is now a memory.
The system downgraded from a tropical depression into a "remnant low" as of 11 a.m. on Tuesday while it was in the Bay of Campeche, about 170 miles northwest of Campeche, Mexico.
Accordingly, the National...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 7:33 AM
A family from Denver is speaking out against American Airlines, after being stranded in Dallas for three days.
Kyle Gosnell says the airline forced him, his wife, and their four-year-old son to leave the airport because his passport was “mutilated....
| Oct 28, 2011
| 5:08 AM
CANCUN, Mexico -- A weakened Tropical Storm Rina whipped the Mexican resort communities of the Yucatan Peninsula early Friday as it lost more of its punch.
The storm was buffeting the Mayan Riviera area with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (85 kph),...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 10:06 AM
A Westmont man who came over to his estranged wife’s for a family movie night that ended with her strangulation confessed today to her murder.
In a partial plea with DuPage County prosecutors, Ian Alamilla pleaded guilty to the first-degree...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 9:55 PM
BELIZE (KTLA) -- FBI agents arrested a woman Wednesday in Belize wanted in connection with a 2010 killing in Palmdale, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Agents apprehended Larene Eleanor Austin, 29, on suspicion of her involvement the shooting death of...
| Sep 20, 2009
"Motherless Daughters," "Motherless Mothers," "Mother of My Mother," "Letters From Motherless Daughters": These four books have earned Hope Edelman the title of Mommy Guru. Driving to her home in Topanga Canyon, one has every right (and plenty of time) to...
| May 24, 2009
How to Cook a Tapir
A Memoir of Belize
University of Nebraska Press: 294 pp., $24.95
Back in 1962, Joan Fry, an English major, was hungry for adventure. She married an anthropologist and followed him to what is now Belize, to a village deep...