Costa Rica’s capital wins ‘Travel Oscar’
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Business
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Costa Rica’s capital wins ‘Travel Oscar’

L. Arias - August 14, 2014

San José was named “Mexico & Central America’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination,” at the 2014 World Travel Awards held in Quito, Ecuador, last weekend. Pablo Solano,…

In Guatemala City’s Zone 4, a new effort at urban renewal
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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In Guatemala City’s Zone 4, a new effort at urban renewal

Anna-Claire Bevan - August 7, 2014

GUATEMALA CITY – The streets of the Guatemalan capital’s Zona 4 are a mix of quirky cafes and bars, graffiti, mechanics, parking lots and boarded-up buildings. At…

Are you a Gringo?
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Expat Living
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Are you a Gringo?

Zach Dyer - July 10, 2014

Gringo. Some bristle at the word while others embrace it. Is it a stand-in for ugly American? A warmhearted nickname? A slanderous sobriquet? There are few things…

Avianca and regional tourism ministries want you to ‘Discover Central America’ with deep travel discounts
Central America
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Central America
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Avianca and regional tourism ministries want you to ‘Discover Central America’ with deep travel discounts

Andrés Madrigal - April 29, 2014

Avianca Airlines is now offering discounted rates on round-trip airfare in the region starting at $249, including taxes.  The promotion, which also includes deals on travel packages…

That one time when Joan Rivers got stuck in Costa Rica
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Archive
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That one time when Joan Rivers got stuck in Costa Rica

Chrissie Long - January 8, 2010

Joan Rivers, the acerbic US stand-up comic and television presenter, died on Thursday, a week after being rushed to a New York hospital, her family announced. She…