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Antigua and Barbuda

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  • Abandoned by most, Montserrat holds a strong appeal in its eruption-scoured purity

    Abandoned by most, Montserrat holds a strong appeal in its eruption-scoured purity
    LITTLE BAY, Montserrat — This tiny Caribbean island made headlines twice in its history. Once in 1979, when former Beatles record producer George Martin built a famous recording studio here, and a second time when the island's dormant volcano...
  • 'The Bachelorette' recap, finale part 1

    Welcome to part one of the shocking two-part season finale of "The Bachelorette," which, of course, Chris Harrison calls the "television event of the summer." It better be good because most of the show’s viewers would rather have root canal than...
  • 'Bachelorette' recap: With Brooks gone, will Des give up on love?

    Wow, guys. Wow. First of all, let’s give a slow clap to ABC for completely throwing me off my game. Heading into this week, I was convinced Drew was going to be the one who said he wanted to leave. That sneaky little promo from a few weeks back...
  • Commentary: On Easter, we should ask what we've sacrificed

    I spent the first two weeks of Lent in Antigua, Guatemala, where during the "Cuaresma" (Lent) everything changes. Purple banners hang on the outside of churches, shops and even homes. On Fridays, the people flock from all over to fill the churches eager...
  • Raro documento del XVI desvela el mestizaje de la ciudad más antigua de Estados Unidos

    Raro documento del XVI desvela el mestizaje de la ciudad más antigua de Estados Unidos
    La ciudad de San Agustín, la más antigua de EEUU, fue desde su fundación en 1565 por los españoles una suerte de crisol de culturas, diverso, rico en mestizaje donde convivieron españoles, portugueses, irlandeses, negros e indios, según refleja un raro...
  • Fernandina: La última ciudad española de Florida

    Fernandina: La última ciudad española de Florida
     Fernandina fue hace dos siglos la última ciudad fundada por los españoles en EEUU bajo la Ley de Indias.  En un bello paraje varado en un tiempo de piratas y hoy de pelícanos y barcos veleros, los españoles fundaron hace 200 años la última ciudad en...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • Take a chance on Guatemala

    Take a chance on Guatemala
    SANTIAGO ATITLAN, Guatemala — Edna Sloan sat at a table open to the street and its vendors, quietly sipping a local beer. Purchase of a beer in this pretty-enough town on Lake Atitlan entitles free access to a bano certified clean by our guide,...
  • Cruise ships are docking in more exotic Caribbean ports of call

    Cruise ships are docking in more exotic Caribbean ports of call
    CURAÇAO - There is absolutely nothing wrong with Cozumel or the Bahamas. But once you've seen them, it's time to branch out. Cruise lines are experimenting with all kinds of interesting Caribbean itineraries that expose travelers to a broader swath of...
  • Earl now a hurricane; sweep up East Coast likely

     
    The fifth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season is now a hurricane, and the National Hurricane Center's forecast shows Hurricane Earl growing to "major" proportions and making a sweep up the East Coast late this week.For now, the center of the........
  • Earl now a "major" hurricane at 120 mph

     
    Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center said today that Hurricane Earl has reached "major" (Cat. 3) hurricane status, with top sustained winds at 120 mph. Further strengthening is expected. UPDATE: Late this afternoon Earl was upgraded again to a...