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September 19, 2014 at 4:19 PM

Travelers airlifted from Los Cabos by U.S. gov’t must pay, but commercial airlines ran free flights

Damage at Los Cabos airport from Hurricane Odile is shown in a photo released by Mexico officials. The airport remains closed except for relief flights.  (Juan Carlos Morales / Mexico Presidency photo ) Like thousands of other American tourists in Mexico’s hurricane-devastated Los Cabos, Joe Glass of Dallas lined up for hours Thursday outside the heavily…


Comments | Topics: Hurricane Odile, promissory note, U.S. State Department

February 26, 2013 at 5:38 PM

Good news: American couple reportedly found in Peru

A missing-persons poster created by family and friends of the couple who were traveling in Peru. Two Americans who seemed to have vanished  in Peru, touching off much fear among relatives and friends plus a search by Peruvian and U.S. authorities,  have been found in a remote area of the Amazon, according to a friend of…


Comments | Topics: missing persons, Peru, U.S. State Department