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Ebb and Flow: Environmental Conservation off Cuban Shores

Fernando Bretos | Posted 03.27.2015 | World
Fernando Bretos

We need to take a step further in engaging with one of our closest neighbors, especially with so much at stake. With an increase in tourism to Cuba comes an increased pressure on Cuba's fisheries and coral reefs.

Havana, How You Hurt Me!

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 01.16.2015 | World
Yoani Sanchez

To be a Havanan is not having been born in a territory, it's carrying that territory on your back and not being able to put it down.

Cuban Cool

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.13.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

After years of U.S. Treasury Department travel restrictions, Cuba has taken on an air of mystery. Our 45-minute charter-flight from Miami and the bus ride into Havana make us feel like astronauts of a sort, touching down for nine days in a parallel world.

Back In Time In Puerto Vallarta

Bob Schulman | Posted 04.28.2013 | Travel
Bob Schulman

In the lobby of the Hotel Rosita in Puerto Vallarta there's a mural of what this Mexican beach resort looked like when the hotel was built in 1948. There wasn't much there, mainly a church, some homes scattered on hillsides above the village, the 12-room Rosita, and a short cobblestone walkway from the hotel to an arcaded plaza.

Finding Thrills In Puerto Vallarta

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 10.02.2012 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

I was visiting the magical town of Puerto Vallarta with a group of happy, devil-may-care, let's throw caution to the wind, fellow travelers who somehow coerced me into going along with this madcap plan.

Finding Unexpected Art In Puerto Vallarta

Bob Schulman | Posted 06.25.2012 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Years of work and millions of dollars have revamped the Malecon into an eye-popping, 12-block-long art show peppered by dozens of sculptures, mosaics and paintings along with all kinds of indoor and outdoor galleries.

Exploring Two Sides Of Puerto Vallarta

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 03.27.2012 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

I'd fly 200 feet above the dense green Mexican rain forest on a 2,000-foot-long zip line. And -- comforting thought -- after this I would only have 11 more zip lines to go.