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Charles J. GansAmbassador Herbie Hancock believes what the world needs is a little jazz diplomacy. The renowned jazz pianist's first major initiative since being named a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador last July is to establish International Jazz Day to be held on April...
Tags: Thelonious Monk
JERUSALEM — Wrapping up his fourth Holy Land trip in three months, Secretary of State John F. Kerry voiced optimism Thursday that his low-profile campaign to relaunch U.S.-brokered peace talks is making headway. But although the top American...
Tags: Politics, Barack Obama, Government, Iran, Israel
When hundreds of federal agents raided four Southern California museums early one January morning in 2008, it set the art world ablaze, suggesting that even amid an international looting scandal, museums had continued to do business with the black...
Tags: Arts and Culture, University of Miami, Trials, Thailand, Arts
If you thought sunbathing and spa treatments were your only itinerary options on the island of St. Lucia, think again. This Caribbean destination boasts nature trails, rainforest zip-lining, interactive volcano experiences and a developing food scene with...
Long discussed among international expats and indie travelers as a must-see destination, Colombia's Cartagena de Indias has remained somewhat off the mainstream vacation radar of North American tourists. Lately though, Cartagena seems to be coming into...
Special CorrespondentLike supermodels sporting the latest on the runways of the world’s oceans, each year a group of new cruise ships debuts. Here are some noteworthy ones being launched in 2013: · MSC Cruises – The MSC Preziosa, a 139,400-ton, 3,502-...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has agreed to return two ancient statues to Cambodia after receiving convincing evidence they had been looted and smuggled out of the country illegally. The 10th century Khmer statues, known as the Kneeling Attendants,...
Mahalo nui loa ("thank you very much") for the Special Hawaii Issue [April 21]. Fabulous memories of several visits to the islands in paradise were made vivid by the stories, pictures and maps of Oahu, Molokai and the cruise with stops at the Big Island,...
Ginebra, 1 may (EFE).- El Gobierno cubano presentó hoy sus avances en materia social, principalmente en lo relativo al acceso a la salud, a la educación y a la cultura, así como sus notables indicadores nutricionales, en una evaluación general que tiene...
It will be easier to get from Los Angeles to La Paz, Mexico, after June 20, when AeroMexico launches a new route. The twice-weekly flights will allow passengers to leave LAX at 2:20 p.m. Thursdays and return about noon on Sundays. Or fly south to La Paz...
Orlando Ballet was the only American organization to bring home two medals from the annual Youth America Grand Prix competition, which took place in New York earlier this month. Youth America Grand Prix, the world's largest student ballet scholarship...
Germany: Berlin will charge a 5 percent tax on overnight stays in hotels, hostels and campsites, starting July 1. The third most visited city in the European Union reported more than 20 million overnight hotel stays in 2010. The levy is expected to...
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