| Mar 2, 2015
| 2:04 PM
Broward's decidedly liberal County Commission has gotten over its aversion to tagging along on the Republican governor's annual trade mission.
This year, the Broward mayor can't go, though. He's looking for a substitute for the journey with the...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 1:53 PM
Central Florida residents soon can fly nonstop to even more destinations, thanks to the addition of new flights from the region's airports.
Travelers flying out of Orlando-Sanford International Airport can fly Allegiant to Raleigh-Durham, N.C. beginning...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 4:26 AM
WETHERSFIELD — You could call Joseph Simcox a Johnny Appleseed in reverse.
The self-proclaimed "botanical explorer" has spent much of his life, especially the last eight-plus years, circling the globe in search of seeds. His travels — he has...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 7:15 AM
If you're contemplating a trip to South America, Boston-based Overseas Adventure Travel offers free airfare worth $900 per person on selected trips this summer.
The deal is good for June journeys that highlight Machu Picchu in Peru and the Galápagos...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Approximately 190 counties attended the recent U.N. Conference on Climate in Lima, Peru. On Dec. 7, The Morning Call published a good article in which it was stated that the "Lima meeting has to decide at least one basic issue: what the emissions...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:40 PM
On Monday, the 20th Conference of the Parties (COP20) will commence in Lima, Peru, to continue attempts to draft a global treaty on climate change.
It has been 25 years since the international community called for action on greenhouse gases. When the...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:41 AM
One of the most seductively beautiful recordings of the year came from the pen and sensibility of percussionist-bandleader Juan Pastor, who achieved startlingly original work on "Chinchano."
The album, like much of Pastor's music, intertwined the...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:49 PM
State Senate leader Kevin De León (D-Los Angeles) will head a delegation of California officials attending a weeklong conference on climate change starting Sunday in Lima, Peru.
De León will be accompanied to the United Nations Framework Convention on...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
International climate talks in Lima, Peru, are entering their final week, with few hints of whether a newfound optimism that marked the start of negotiations will ultimately translate into an agreement that would rein in climate change.
| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Environmental activist group Greenpeace apologized on Wednesday for a protest it organized at the ancient Nazca Lines etched in a desert in Peru.
The group said it was sorry if the protest at the historical site on Monday caused any "moral offense" to...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Luxury brand Belmond offers a deal for summer travelers going to Peru: Stay three nights at one of its hotels and receive a free night at a sister site. That means you could visit Lima or Cuzco and then stay for free at the iconic Belmond Sanctuary...