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Earn Triple AAdvantage Miles When Staying at Hilton Properties in South America, Central America, Canada and the Caribbean

21 minutes agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

Stay at your choice of 121 participating hotel and resort properties within the Hilton Worldwide portfolio in Latin America, Canada and the Caribbean through Friday, November 18, 2016 and earn triple AAdvantage miles — but you must register...Show More Summary

The Colombia Accord: When Negotiations and Concessions are Necessary

Paul R. Pillar Colombia Terrorism, Latin America The peace accord between the Colombian government and the guerrilla group known as the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia or FARC deserves our applause and our support. It makes possible the end of one of the longest-running wars in the Western hemisphere. Show More Summary

Linky Friday #181: Bull’s IQ

Night Court doesn't hold up nearly as well as Cheers, but it's still fun. Anyway, this week: Latin America, Crime, Media, Education, and Labor!

Why building business in Latin America means building trust

As per the expression ‘once bitten, twice shy’, Latin American consumers have had their faith betrayed by too many businesses, too many times, to not treat new market entrants with suspicion. Face-to-face communication – an integralShow More Summary

Hong Kong confirms first case of Zika virus

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Hong Kong has confirmed its first case of Zika, putting the Asian financial center on high alert for any spread of the mosquito-borne virus that has wreaked havoc in Latin America, the Caribbean and beyond. At a media conference late on Thursday, Controller of the Centre for Health Protection of...

Carnivore World: Get to Know Countries with the Highest Meat Consumption

The three countries with the highest meet consumption are located in Latin America. Residents of Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil adore meat dishes whether it is cooked on the grill or in the oven.

Reminder: 'TUF: Latin America 3' debuts tonight on UFC Fight Pass with HOF coaches Liddell, Griffin

As a reminder, the third installment of the Latin American edition of “The Ultimate Fighter” debuts tonight and features a pair of Hall of Fame coaches.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos

Daily Headlines: August 24, 2016

Chile: “(Latin America) doesn’t take the issue seriously or dedicate the resources it deserves,” claimed a Chilean AIDS rights activist after the government issued a health alert over 1.2 million faulty Chinese-made condoms distributed via a public health program. Show More Summary

Why Brazil is the Only Latin American Country That Speaks Portuguese

In all of Latin America, Brazil is the only country whose primary language is Portuguese. How is it that South America's largest country came to speak an entirely different language than every other country in the continent? The post Why Brazil is the Only Latin American Country That Speaks Portuguese appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Iran says will open new chapter in relations with Cuba

HAVANA (Reuters) - Kicking off a six-day tour of Latin America, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday in Havana his visit would open a new chapter in the Islamic Republic's relations with Communist-ruled Cuba.

2015 was deadliest year on record for environmental activists

5 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

UK-based NGO Global Witness reports that at least 185 environmental activists were murdered last year around the globe, and two-thirds of those were in Latin America. According to the report: (more…)

NEC Acquires Brazil-Based IT Security Business Arcon

NEC Corporation has announced that NEC Latin America concluded an acquisition agreement for Brazil-based IT Security business Arcon Informatica S.A. (Arcon) as part of reinforcing IT Services in the region.

The Happiest Countries in the World Are All in Latin America

The happiest (and least happy) countries in the world, ranked — Quartz (@qz) August 27, 2015 Gallup interviewed 150,000 adults in 148 countries, asking such questions as, “Did you smile or laugh yesterday?” and “Did you learn or do something interesting yesterday?” to build a positive-experience index. Surprisingly, the leading countries...

How Do You Say ‘Bro’ in Latin America?

The Facebook page for Pictoline, a highly visual site for news and information, shared this map with the different ways people in Latin American countries say “bro”, short for brother in English. While in Mexico they use wey and pata in Peru, it's pana in Venezuela and parce in Colombia. Written by Global Voices Latin AmericaTranslated by...

The Beat, and the Bug Spray, Go On in South Beach Despite Zika Threat

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

The reaction from tourists, many of them from Europe and Latin America, seemed to swing from panicked to nonchalant.

LACNIC On The Move rolls into DR, as Santo Domingo hosts Internet Week

Tech experts from Latin America and the Caribbean will gather in Santo Domingo this month for one of the most highly anticipated meetings of the region’s Internet community. LACNIC On The Move, a meeting organised by the Internet Registry for Latin America and the Caribbean (LACNIC), will open a weeklong conference expected to bring together...

As China Becomes A Major Player In UN Peacekeeping, Will It Respond To Crises?

As China has projected its economic and military power more widely not only in Asia but also in Africa and to some extent in Latin America, little notice has been paid by the general public to another arena of growing influence: United...Show More Summary

Bolivia Opens ‘Anti-Imperialist’ Military Academy to Counter U.S. Policies in Latin America

last weekNews : Truthdig

    Bolivian President Evo Morales sings his country’s national anthem in February. (Juan Karita / AP) Bolivian president Evo Morales has made the bold move of opening a new “anti-imperialist” military academy where up to 200 cadets will be trained in history, geopolitics and military strategy to counter U.S. Show More Summary

Did Gül Really Mean What He Said?

In an interview, the former Turkish President said, “What happened [the coup attempt] was a crime that will ultimately fail because Turkey is not an African country and is not located in Latin America.” The post Did Gül Really Mean What He Said? appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

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