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I had heard about the murders and kidnappings that happen in San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa, Honduras’s main and capital city respectively.  While these stories and incidents did stick in the back of my mind, I did not let them deter me from booking a shuttle ticket heading to La Ceiba, the port city en [...] The post My Crazy Adventure Entering Honduras appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Women Travel The Wo…
04.24 / 04:07
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Panama may not be known around the world for its cuisine in particular, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ample dishes to savor during your trip to the country. Many of the dishes you’ll find are similar to those in other Central American countries; however, they are unique in their own Panamanian way and give [...] The post A Guide To Panamanian Cuisine appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Women Travel The World…
04.24 / 04:07
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Colorful wooden houses, spectacular beaches and awe-inspiring vistas are enough to warrant San Juan del Sur a spot on your Nicaraguan bucket list. Add in the world-renowned surf scene and splendid sunsets, and you might just find yourself settling into the slow way of life for longer than you first anticipated. Introducing San Juan del [...] The post Introducing San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Women Travel The…
04.24 / 04:07
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El Zopilote is an organic farm hostel located on the smaller island of Ometepe, a volcanic island located on Lake Nicaragua.  It is a destination for travelers looking to stay in a permaculture environment that employs locals, uses environmentally sustainable methods for housing, showers, and food sourcing, allows visitors to volunteer their time helping out [...] The post Lessons Learned from Getting Robbed in Ometepe appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Women Travel The …
04.24 / 04:07
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Honduras isn’t usually on the top of everyone’s list of travel destinations. It has been in the news recently for an unstable political system and one of its cities, San Pedro Sula, was recently listed as one of the most dangerous city in the world, according to The Washington Post. While Honduras, and all of [...] The post Traveling Safely Around Honduras appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Women Travel The Wor…
04.24 / 04:07
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If you are planning a solo backpacking trip through South America on the cheap you can expect one thing: extremely long bus rides. South America is a huge continent and if you have made the decision to travel on a shoe-string budget you most likely spend a good amount of time on buses getting from [...] The post Three Must-Reads for Woman Traveling through South America appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Women Travel The…
04.24 / 04:07
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I’ve spent a lot of time in Buenos Aires, even before we got to writing our women’s guidebook to Argentina. From guesthouses, to estancias, to private apartments and hotels, I’ve seen my fair share of all of the accommodation options the country has to offer, and I’d like to cordially introduce you to what I [...] The post The Hottest New Hotel in Buenos Aires appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Women Travel The World…
04.24 / 04:07
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For a traveling wine lover, the feeling you get when you are finally able to drop your bags and relish in the comfort of a nearby bar and take a sip of a bold and satisfying glass of wine after a long day of bus rides, trekking through foreign cities, and filling your body with [...] The post South America: A Wine Lover´s Paradise appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Women Travel The …
04.24 / 04:07
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So you want to get your yoga on in some exotic country without spending an arm and a leg for some fancy retreat? Good news, it´s possible. Scattered throughout the sacred valley of Peru and beyond, you can find some of the coolest and cheapest yoga work-trade opportunities in all of South America. If you [...] The post Spiritual Yogi on a Budget? Visit the Sacred Valley of Peru appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Women Travel The …
04.24 / 04:07
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If you are planning a trip to the diverse country of Bolivia, your first inclination may be to visit wonders like Lake Titicaca, Salar de Uyuni, or the preposterously high-altitude city of La Paz. And while all these places are worth visiting, I advise you to also take a stroll through the central highlands and [...] The post City Highlight: Cochabamba, Bolivia appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Women Travel The…
04.24 / 04:07
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The recent bump in oil prices isn’t enough to help Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) as it faces its fourth consecutive year of declining p…
04.24 / 02:57
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For the three titans of Latin American oil—Pemex, PDVSA and Petrobras—last week’s OPEC-driven price rally won’t be enough to halt a slow descent from the ranks of international crude heavywe…
04.24 / 02:57
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CARACAS (Bloomberg) -- An agreement among OPEC and non-OPEC states to limit oil production could slash global supply by 1.2 MMbpd and add as much as $15 to prices, said Venezuelan Oil Minister Eulogio Del…
04.24 / 02:57
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YandV Group, the only Venezuelan contractor selected to participate in a multi-billion-dollar drilling project in the country’s Orinoco belt, is relying on an alliance with Baker Hughes to start drilling more than 200 w…
04.24 / 02:57
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Economic performance in the Caribbean will be uneven this year: Some economies will grow by 5 percent or more, but others will be lucky to eke out even negligible economic … Click to Continue…
04.24 / 00:27
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The legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado has led to some interesting developments in the war on drugs. According to a video segment on Fox News, seizures of marijuana flowing out of Colorado into neighboring states has risen from 58 in 2008, to 394 in 2015. This indicates Colorado has unwittingly become an exporter of legal weed, found to be illegal in many adjoining…
04.24 / 00:18
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ARGENTINA: Nordex has been awarded its first orders in Argentina, following the recent power tenders there, totalling…
04.24 / 00:08
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BRAZIL: The reserve power auction, scheduled for 19 December, has been cancelled after the energy ministry said there was a surplus of…
04.24 / 00:08
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New York, N.Y. Colombia’s government and its largest rebel group announced a new, modified peace accord Saturday, after voters rejected an earlier deal in a referendum. Secretary Kerry Meets With Colombian Officials in Havana, Cuba. Photo: U.S. Department of State. The government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) – a Marxist guerrilla group –…
04.23 / 23:59
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Washington, D.C. The Latino population has grown into the largest minority group in the United States, a transformation that makes this voting bloc increasingly influential in this November’s presidential election. Latinos comprise more than 17 percent of the total U.S. population, according to the Pew Research Center, and U.S. Census figures project that number to…
04.23 / 23:59
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