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LATA update on the 19.09.17 mexico earthquake

20.09.17   LATA update on the 19.09.17 Mexico earthquake   A strong earthquake of a 7.1 magnitude hit Mexico on Tuesday 19 September, Colin Stewart, Chairman of the Latin American Travel Association (LATA), said:   “Our hearts go out to the victims of the earthquake. We are in constant contact … View details

How do you like your eggs in the morning? Breakfast Latin America style

From ‘huevos rancheros’ to ‘vitaminas’, breakfast can vary depending on where you are in Latin America. Over the years, influences from Europe and Africa blend with the indigenous recipes to create fusion cuisine. It also varies within each country depending on local geography. You’re not going to find the same … View details

Which country in Latin America should you visit first?

Latin America is huge encompassing vast swathes of windswept steppe, dry deserts, towering mountains, the largest rainforest in the world and thousands of miles of coastline. So how do you decide on where to visit first? Well, this depends on your interests and inclinations. Though there will a crossover of interests, we have attempted to … View details

Celebrating Semana Santa throughout Latin America

Latin America is mainly Catholic so it’s no surprise that Holy Week is celebrated with gusto. Easter is the most important festival in the calendar. The week that marks Christ’s Crucifixion and Resurrection is observed in different ways around the region. Many of the rituals and traditions originate from Spain … View details

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