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Guatemala volcano death toll up to 69, expected to rise

EL RODEO, Guatemala (AP) — Rescuers pulled survivors and bodies from the charred aftermath of the powerful eruption of Guatemala's Volcano of Fire, as the death toll rose to 69 on Monday and was expected to go higher from a disaster that caught residents of remote mountain hamlets off guard, with …

Geology

Nudist Beaches in the Canary Islands

Below is a list of all the nudist beaches in the Canary Islands, according to Las Mejores Playas, but you should look into nudism in Spain in …

The 6 Places With the Best Snorkeling in Mexico

Where to Snorkel in Mexico<p>Snorkeling and SCUBA diving are some of the most popular activities to enjoy in Mexico's beach destinations. Mexico's …

18 Breathtaking Pictures Of Día De Los Muertos

The Day of the Dead marks the time of year where Mexicans across the globe honor their deceased loved ones through joyous celebrations, gifts of calaveras, and Mexican marigolds.

From Andes to Amazon: trekking through the Bolivian jungle

Branches came crashing down and leaves tumbled. Overhead, a howler monkey was putting on a display, standing upright, chest puffed out, pelting me …

South America

Morelia: Paula Markovitch Talks Film, Family, Art Under A Dictatorship – Variety

MORELIA, Mexico — Paula Markovitch’s “Paintings in the Dark,” made its second appearance at Mexico’s Morelia Fest, after screening a rough cut in …

Peru’s ‘hearty’ street food snack now served at Lima's top restaurants

Aromatic smoke wafting from a grill on a Lima street can only mean one thing: <i>anticuchos</i>, the city’s favourite night-time snack of sliced meat – traditionally beef heart, marinated in <i>ají panca</i> (a hot, smoky chilli), cumin, black pepper, garlic and vinegar – skewered and grilled.<p>The Inca take on …

South America

The 15 Best and Cheapest Places to Visit in South America

Although it may not compare to the likes of South East Asia, South America is still a solid budget travel destination. Yet some regions are …

Hallullas - Chilean "Biscuits"

Hallullas are a very popular Chilean bread. They are simple, round, rather plain-looking breads, but they are quite tasty and rich, thanks to the …

Biscuits

Watch: What is Mexico's Day of the Dead?

The figure of a skeleton wearing an elegant broad-brimmed hat was first done as a satirical engraving by artist Jose Guadalupe Posada more than 100 years ago and has since become a synonymous spectral presence in Mexico's Día de Muertos (or Day of the Dead) iconic celebrations.

Cory Lopez and Co. Take El Salvador

Lopez, you still got it<p>The days of gromhood are far, far, far behind me. But even today, I would still lose my mind if I got the chance to surf a …

El Salvador

The Best Secret Beach Towns in Mexico

With nearly 6,000 miles of coastline, ranging from the rough waters of the Pacific Ocean to the tranquil turquoise seas of the Caribbean, Mexico has …

A Japanese-Peruvian Restaurant Has Been Crowned the Best in Latin America

Maido displaces fellow Peruvian restaurant Central atop the World’s Best Restaurants Latin American list.<p>The relatively young culinary tradition …

South America

Why Latin America is seeing a cable-car boom

MEXICABLE, a cable-car line 4.9km (three miles) long, soars above Ecatepec, a poor suburb of Mexico City. Open for just over a year, its 185 gondolas …

Mexico City

10 Secrets of Machu Picchu

Hiking the Incan Trail to the ancient stronghold of Machu Picchu sits at the top of many travelers’ wish lists. The sacred citadel—which sits perched …

Narcoterrorism and the KKK Model: Inside the Rise of Latin America’s ‘Gangster Warlords’

A new kind of warfare defined by powerful but shadowy ‘criminal insurgencies’ is on the rise in much of Latin America. What are we going to do about …

6 places to learn to dance in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY has a vibrant dance culture which includes various indigenous traditions as well as classic dances from across Latin America and the …

New Landslide Forecasts Could Save Lives

For several days in late September 2015, heavy rains soaked the earth surrounding the district of El Cambray II in Guatemala. On the first night of …

Weather

El Salvador's Redesigned National Identity Features Vibrant Illustrations

<b>El Salvador</b> has been given a new national visual identity, which aims to promote the country as a tourist destination and a growing global</b> …

The unexpected party at Cuba’s massively popular national book fair

Havana, Cuba<p>Smoke rises overhead, the plumes from marinated chicken sizzling on a blackened grill. A group of teenaged boys torments girls passing by, and a life-sized Mickey Mouse strolls hand in hand with a blonde child. The ground is littered with tattered cardboard boxes, dry bits of fried rice …

Cuba

When to Go to Mexico and What to Do While You're There

Throw a dart at a calendar and you’ll likely find a pleasant time to visit Mexico, a country that's three times the size of Texas. Unlike some other …

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En este pueblo no hay ladrones

¿Por qué el robo de un solo libro significó tanto para un país como Colombia?Lee la transcripción completa aquí.Lee la traducción a inglés aquí.No te …

Why Trump Trained His Eye On A New Building Project In Buenos Aires

Donald Trump has long dreamed of expanding his real estate empire in South America, but the business climate in one of the continent’s wealthiest …

Donald Trump

Capturing the Unexpected in the Streets of Mexico

Curated by Alfonso Morales, <i>La Calle</i> brings together over thirty years of street photography by San Francisco-born Magnum photographer Alex Webb, …

Street Photography

‘Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown’ in Buenos Aires: Just the One-Liners

Should we be worried about Anthony Bourdain's mental health? Between globetrotting meals with President Obama, planning a high-stakes New York City food hall, jiu-jitsu training, and getting trapped under cabs for episodes of <i>Inside Amy Schumer</i>, the <i>Parts Unknown</i> host maintains a grueling schedule. …

Polka lessons

MANY visitors to Paraguay never get beyond Ciudad del Este, the second-largest city. Brazilian day-trippers cross the Paraná river on the Friendship …

Economics

Peru earns millions from REDD+ programs to stop deforestation

REDD+ conservation efforts between 2013 and 2015 have brought $33.5 million to Peru through an international reward scheme aimed at reducing …

National Parks

The taste of Peru

haak78 / Shutterstock.com<p>haak78 / Shutterstock.com<p>Discover the taste of Peru<p>Peru's flavours<p>Peru is one of the top culinary destinations in the world. …

South America

Is Bolivia's "Death Road" Still the World's Most Dangerous Road?

<i>There are a lot of places to be curious about, so we started a Curiosity Travel Instagram. Where will your curiosity take you? Follow us!</i><p>Thrill …

South America