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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.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
2016 GOP hopefuls making most of summer vacations
The potential 2016 GOP presidential hopefuls are spending August fundraising and meeting with key activists in early-voting states, but Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is also carving out time to go to Guatemala, where he is part of a medical mission.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Rand Paul Heads To Guatemala To Conduct Charity Eye Surgeries
Sen. Rand Paul is visiting Guatemala to perform pro bono eye surgeries, a trip his political advisers are saying is strictly charity work but offers an important platform for the Kentucky Republican at the epicenter of the border crisis.
Panama Canal: Is another expansion in the cards?
With some 16 months to go before Panama expects to finish its canal expansion, could another set of locks to handle even bigger ships be in its future? The idea first surfaced last year during a Latin American ports conference in Bogota when Rodolfo Sabonge, a Panama Canal Authority marketing and development executive, said the authority was ... (more)
WNYC-AM New York
Navigating Nicaragua: A Lesson In Getting Lost
One of the most popular songs by the Irish band U2 is about a place where the streets have no names.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Albany Times Union
Panama Canal turns 100 as expansion hits snags
In this Aug. 4, 2014, photo, two cargo ships sails though the Miraflores locks on the Panama Canal in Panama City.
Panama Canal, World's Greatest Engineering Project, Turns 100
One hundred years ago, on August 15, 1914, the Panama Canal officially opened when the S. S. Ancon steamed through from the Atlantic to the Pacific side.
School system welcomes Central American students
Educators in a northeast Georgia county say this year's new students include about 48 children who are believed to have been part of an influx of immigrants from central America.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
A Chinese Man, A $50 Billion Plan, And A Canal To Reshape Nicaragua
Francisco Telemaco Talavera gives a 2-hour presentation to Nicaraguan farmers on the benefits of the canal.
National Public Radio
Nicaragua Banks On Its Own Canal To Boost Economy
One hundred years ago today, the first ship passed through the brand-new, U.S.-built Panama Canal; a century later Panama owns the canal outright, and the country is one of the most prosperous in the region.
Advice: 2 months in Central America
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The United States Army
Secretary of the Army recognizes members of Joint Task Force-Bravo
SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras -- Saying their efforts are invaluable to the growth and stability of Central America, the Army's top leader lauded members of Joint Task Force-Bravo Aug. 13 while in Honduras.
11 reasons to visit Panama
August 15, 2014, marks the 100th anniversary of the first use of the Panama Cana.
Observer & Eccentric
Values-focused curriculum can help shape Honduras' future
Fifty years ago, I first visited the Republic of Honduras in Central America as a 17-year-old on a month-long mission trip sponsored by the First Baptist Church of Wayne.
San Juan la Laguna: Guatemala via Homestay: How We Experienced Lake Atitlan
When visiting to Guatemala , one can't help but to get glimpses of the current and former Mayan culture.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
El Convento Boutique Hotel in Antigua, Guatemala Presents the Ultimate Romance Ride
The special package includes an exhilarating ride on a Vespa motorcycle to picnic at one of Antigua's most iconic ruins.
Union Hanover Breaks Ground and Begins Construction on Sarani Resort in Panama
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