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  • 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-...
  • Joran van der Sloot to Become a Father, report

    Joran van der Sloot to Become a Father, report
    LIMA, Peru (KTLA) -- The Dutchman charged with killing a 21-year-old Peruvian woman and suspected in the disappearance of U.S. teenager Natalee Holloway is reportedly about to become a father. Joran van der Sloot, is rumored to have gotten his latest...
  • La Rinconada: Peru's city of dreams

    La Rinconada: Peru's city of dreams
  • 100 facts for 100 years of Machu Picchu: Fact 8

    100 facts for 100 years of Machu Picchu: Fact 8
    In July, Machu Picchu, Peru's biggest tourist attraction, will mark its 100th anniversary of rediscovery. Hiram Bingham III, a Yale professor, came upon the vine-covered ruins on July 24, 1911. Here, then, as we lead up to the century mark, are 100-plus...
  • In the Pipeline: Memories of a president's pilot

    In the Pipeline: Memories of a president's pilot
    If I've learned anything in the 11 years my family and I have lived in Huntington Beach, it's that you never know who you'll run into in Huntington Beach. Take, for example, the man I sat with recently. He sat on a couch thumbing through a photo album....
  • Best Latin Nightclub

    Best Latin Nightclub
    1) Casona Restaurant There’s the phenomenal atmosphere, the cuisines of Puerto Rico, Colombia and Peru, such as the Peruvian favorite “ceviche trilogia,” which translates as raw seafood marinated in lime juice with aromatic spices....
  • List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country

    List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Panama || 40 || || Russia || 40 || || Iceland || 37 || || Spain || 36 || || Luxembourg || 35 || || Nambia || 35 || || Denmark || 34 || || Poland || 33 || || Slovenia || 33 || || South Africa || 33 || || Belgium || 32 ||...
  • Photographer Battles Yale Over Peru Photo

    A Glastonbury photographer claims in a lawsuit that an image he photographed in 2000 in Peru - showing an ancient stone gateway at the  famed Machu Picchu ruins in the Andes - was used in a Yale University Press book and wrongly credited to a Yale...
  • Soles4Souls founder: 16 million pairs of shoes down, 300 million to go

    Soles4Souls founder: 16 million pairs of shoes down, 300 million to go
    Wayne Elsey, CEO and founder of Soles4Souls, traces the birth of his sprawling international charity to watching news coverage of the 2004 Indonesian tsunami and seeing a single shoe wash up on a beach. From that initial seed, he said, sprouted an...
  • Baltimore-area chocolatiers create sweetness to savor

    Baltimore-area chocolatiers create sweetness to savor
    People who want chocolate a cut above the stuff found near grocery store checkout lines have plenty of big-name national brands to choose from. But connoisseurs know the only way to get truly fine chocolate is to find a local chocolatier. In the...
  • Fire Kills 26 Patients At Rehab Center In Peru

    Fire Kills 26 Patients At Rehab Center In Peru
    LIMA (Reuters) - Fire swept through a rehabilitation clinic for drug addicts and alcoholics in Peru on Saturday, killing 26 patients who were locked in to stop them from fleeing during treatment, local media and witnesses said. Several survivors said the...