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Thursday | EurekAlert!

Orchid named after UC Riverside researcher

One day about eight years ago, Katia Silvera , a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California, Riverside, and her father were on a field trip in a mountainous area in central Panama when they stumbled upon an orchid they had never seen before.


Related Topix: UC Riverside, Travel, Panama Travel

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Winter cruises in Jamaica from East Midlands Airport

THOMSON Cruises' brand new winter 2014/15 line up goes on sale on November 14, 2013, and its Platinum ship Thomson Dream, will be moving to the exciting new home port of Montego Bay in Jamaica.


Related Topix: Travel, Jamaica Travel, Caribbean Travel, World News, Montego Bay, Jamaica Travel, Jamaica, Panama Travel, Panama, Mexico

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Lewis W. Diuguid: A lonely, tough existence for blacks in Guatemala

The tour that my partner Bette and I took of this Central American country included stays in nearly a half-dozen hotels over close to 10 days on the invitation of anthropologist Robert Hinshaw and his wife, Linda.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Honduras, World News, Central America, Honduras Travel, University of Chicago, African-American

News Max

Panama President to Face Corruption Charges in Italy

Panama's President Ricardo Martinelli will be indicted and prosecuted in Italy on extortion and corruption charges as soon as he leaves office later this year in a burgeoning scandal that affects the integrity of the Panama Canal.


Related Topix: Travel, Europe, Italy, World News, Panama Travel, Silvio Berlusconi, Juan Carlos, Prison

Travel World News

Belize: SunBreeze Offering FAM Rates on Island of Ambergris Caye

SunBreeze Hotel and SunBreeze Suites, Ambergris Caye, Belize have released a FAM rate special this summer for travel agents wanting to sell Belize.


Related Topix: Travel, Belize Travel


Blood moon delights sky gazers

The moon took on a reddish hue as it appeared in different phases between 2 and 4:30 a.m. ET.


Related Topix: Travel, El Salvador Travel, San Salvador, El Salvador Travel, Astronomy, Science, Austin, TX, US News

Inter Press Service

Turtles Change Migration Routes Due to Climate Change

Waves and high tides are eating away at the beaches in Costa Rica's Cahuita National Park, where the vegetation is uprooted and washed into the sea.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Central America, Travel, Costa Rica Travel

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Advocate

Carnival Dream sets sail from Erato Street Cruise Terminal

The 3,646-passenger Carnival Dream, the largest-capacity year-round cruise ship to homeport at the Port of New Orleans, left Monday afternoon on its first six-day cruise from the Erato Street Cruise Terminal.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, New Orleans Travel, Travel, New Orleans, LA, Honduras, Honduras Travel, World News, Central America

Nicaragua Dispatch

US Embassy 'frightened' for safety of missing woman

The U.S. Embassy in Nicaragua says it's being kept "up to date" on the disappearance of U.S. citizen Karen Colclough , 37, and is "frightened for her safety."


Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Central America, Travel, Nicaragua Travel,

The New Zealand Herald

2 women Dutch tourists still missing in Panama

Authorities in Panama say they haven't found any clues about two female tourists from the Netherlands who went missing near a popular tourist destination two weeks ago.


Related Topix: Travel, Panama Travel, Panama, World News

Nicaragua Living

ZunZuneo's Nicaragua connection

There has been a lot of discussion about the "Cuban Twitter" project of USAID. Alan Gross even cited it as the reason for his hunger strike.


Related Topix: Travel, Nicaragua, World News, Nicaragua Travel, Central America

Sun Apr 13, 2014


NEWTravel to Nicaragua for dramatic scenery and beautiful beaches

The largest country in Central America has been on travel writers' hotlists for years but it is finally stepping into the spotlight.


Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Central America, Nicaragua Travel, Travel

Lynnfield Native Missing in Nicaragua

Karen Colclough, 37, of Wilson, Wyoming, was with a Christian mission group in Nicaragua when she disappeared on April 11. The six-person mission, organized by the Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole and Agros International of Seattle, had finished its work and was at the Barcelo Montelimar resort, resting before heading home, according to her ... (more)


Related Topix: Travel, Nicaragua Travel, Wilson, WY

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Annual butterfly show at Krohn Conservatory begins Saturday

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Related Topix: Travel, Costa Rica Travel

Sail sweetly on Guatemala's Rio Dulce

A boat trip up the Rio Dulce is a highlight of any trip to Guatemala . This wide, wide river flows from Lake Izabal to the Caribbean Sea on the east coast of the country.


Related Topix: Travel, Guatemala Travel

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Truly Panama Announces Official Launch and Unique Collection of Tour Packages

Panama is fast gaining popularity among travelers for its rich culture, bio-diverse, protected natural environment, stable government, friendly, safe and affordable communities and idyllic, hurricane-free weather.


Related Topix: Panama Travel, Panama City, Panama Travel, Panama, World News

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Hospitality Net

RIU Opens the 573-room Riu Playa Blanca in Panama

RIU Hotels & Resorts has opened its second hotel in Panama, which has involved a total investment of 100 million Dollars.


Related Topix: Panama Travel

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Daily Herald

Ant invasion, dog bite part of 'best family vacation ever'

Watching three teen boys come together for a swim under a waterfall makes this family vacation the "best ever" for parents, too.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Central America, Travel, Costa Rica Travel, Home Listing, Home, Entomology, Science

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Panama opens first metro in Central America

PANAMA CITY, Panama -- Panama's metro/subway opened on Saturday, becoming the first subway in Panama and Central America.


Related Topix: Travel, Panama Travel, Chile, World News


Operation Walk Denver Makes Inaugural Trip to Honduras to Perform...

April 2014 - Colorado Joint Replacement physicians Douglas Dennis, M.D., Bryan Haas, M.D., and Charlie Yang, M.D., lead a team of surgeons, nurses, therapists and other professionals April 3 - 8 on Operation Walk's first ever trip to Honduras to conduct hip and knee replacement surgeries on patients in need.


Related Topix: Travel, Honduras Travel, Medicine, Nursing, Honduras, World News,