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  • Nicaragua emerging as prime tourist destination

    Nicaragua emerging as prime tourist destination
    GRANADA, Nicaragua — I came to Nicaragua to climb a volcano, to listen to howler monkeys scream in the trees of a rain forest and to walk along a deserted beach, watching the sun flame out at the end of day, turning the sea and sky ablaze. I did...
  • Costa Rica buscará fallo de Corte Internacional en disputa fronteriza con Nicaragua

    Costa Rica pedirá a la Corte Internacional de Justicia que resuelva una disputa fronteriza marítima que sostiene desde hace una década con Nicaragua y está relacionada con posibles concesiones petroleras, dijo el lunes la presidenta Laura Chinchilla....
  • Spring break trips with a difference

    Spring break trips with a difference
    Spring into service with a "voluntourism" vacation. You can mix with the locals, living and working in communities on a variety of projects and activities, from teaching English to caring for youngsters in orphanages, taking part in community...
  • Huber Matos Benitez dies at 95; Cuban revolutionary broke with Castro

    Huber Matos Benitez dies at 95; Cuban revolutionary broke with Castro
    Huber Matos Benitez, whose disenchantment with the Cuban Revolution he had helped lead brought him the wrath of Fidel Castro and 20 years in prison, died Thursday in Miami after a heart attack. He was 95. His death was confirmed by his grandson, Huber...
  • Meirelles' 'Nemesis,' Baiz's 'Animals' and Jimenez's 'Voice Over' Presented at Miami Fest (EXCLUSIVE)

    MADRID - Fernando Meirelles' "Nemesis," Colombian Andres Baiz's "Domestic Animals" and "Nobody is Watching," from Argentina's Julia Solomonoff, feature among ten projects to be pitched at the 31st Miami Festival's mid-March ACE Co-Production Lab....
  • Valentine's Day travel: Hotel recommendations in California, abroad

    Valentine's Day travel: Hotel recommendations in California, abroad
    Valentine's Day approaches. Whether you can make it across town or across the ocean, here are some romantic recommendations for every budget. Close to home Hotel Indigo, Santa Barbara For an affordable, hip escape, try Hotel Indigo in the heart of...
  • Taking the Kids -- to a new eco hotspot, Nicaragua

    Taking the Kids -- to a new eco hotspot, Nicaragua
    I'm talking to my daughter. Even better, she doesn't have that annoyed don't-nag-me-mom tone in her voice. It's one of those vacation afternoons I wish would last forever -- sunny skies, no place to be, no arguing and best of all, my youngest daughter...
  • Spending: Best bets for travel this winter (and all year long)

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Use these tips and visit these sites to get the most for your travel dollar. Best cruises -- For luxury. You won't be nickel-and-dimed on Regent Seven Seas cruises. The all-inclusive packages bundle airfare, gratuities...
  • Costa Rican butterflies fake it to make it as new species

    Costa Rican butterflies fake it to make it as new species
    The evolution of long-winged butterflies in Costa Rica may prove the classic Hollywood advice: Fake it until you make it. A relatively small change in a part of the genome that changes wing coloration and pattern kick-starts the divergence of a species,...
  • Costa Rica, a nation at peace

    Re “Costa Rica's peace dividend,” Opinion, Dec. 15 David P. Barash writes an interesting Op-Ed article on Costa Rica's decision decades ago to abolish its military. But a statement he makes at the end — that “war can become a...
  • Miss Universe 2013 – date, time, TV channel

     
    What: Miss Universe 2013 When and Where: In the United States, the Miss Universe 2013 pageant will air Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9pm-11pm ET on NBC and Telemundo. Telemundo will have exclusive Spanish-language coverage, and will begin its coverage with a...
  • Costa Rica National Symphony Orchestra at Gusman Concert Hall

    Costa Rica National Symphony Orchestra at Gusman Concert Hall
    Costa Rica National Symphony Orchestra: On Tuesday night, Festival Miami hands the stage to the orchestra led by conductor José Serebrier, an eight-time Grammy winner who will unveil the U.S. premiere of "Imágines" by Costa Rica composer Vinicio Meza....