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  • Destinations in Central & South AmericaMore>>

  • Acapulco

    Acapulco

    Though most beach resorts are made for relaxing, Acapulco has nonstop, 24-hours-a-day energy. Back in the days when there was a jet set, they came here.
  • Buenos Aires

    Buenos Aires

    Whether you're looking for designer fashion, exquisite cuisine, or nightlife that doesn't stop, Buenos Aires leaves little room for disappointment.
  • Cabo San Lucas

    Cabo San Lucas

    Cabo's been a hot spot for 70 years, from its start as a golden-age sportfishing mecca in the 1950s through the 1980s party era of a million spring breakers.
    Cabo's been a hot spot for 70 years, from its start as a golden-age sportfishing mecca in the 1950s through the 1980s party era of a million spring breakers.
  • Cancun

    Cancun

    No matter how high-rise this city gets with all-inclusive megaresorts and supermalls, it's the beach that puts it on the map.
    No matter how high-rise this city gets with all-inclusive megaresorts and supermalls, it's the beach that puts it on the map.
  • Caracas

    Caracas

    With a well-deserved reputation for violence and danger, Caracas is a daunting city for many travelers. It is still one of the more cosmopolitan cities in Latin America, with vibrant business, social, and cultural scenes.
  • Mexico City

    Mexico City

    In Mexico City, along with city sophistication, you also find riots of color, a constant background of music, and an endearing mix of the majestically ancient with the irresistibly new.
  • Puerto Vallarta

    Puerto Vallarta

    Thanks to its simple pleasures and sophisticated charms, Puerto Vallarta offers both the best of Mexico's natural beauty and an authentic dose of its vibrant culture.
  • Rio de Janeiro

    Rio de Janeiro

    Say "Rio" and mental images explode: Carnaval; the statue of Christ the Redeemer; white-sand beaches; the granite grandeur of the Sugarloaf; and sultry samba rhythms.
  • Quito

    Quito

    Ecuador's capital, Quito, sits on a long, level plateau in a valley between towering Andean peaks. It is a city of striking beauty and stark contrasts.
  • San Jose, Costa Rica

    San Jose, Costa Rica

    San José enjoys springlike temperatures year-round and its location in the Central Valley makes it both stunning and convenient as a base of exploration.
    San José enjoys springlike temperatures year-round and its location in the Central Valley makes it both stunning and convenient as a base of exploration.
  • Santiago

    Santiago

    Chile's capital is more than one a jumping-off point to more popular locations such as Patagonia or the Lake District - it is the civic, cultural, and historical nucleus of the country.
  • São Paulo

    São Paulo

    Visitors to São Paulo get all the benefits of a sophisticated, cosmopolitan city -- fine restaurants, boutiques, high-end art galleries, and a dynamic nightlife scene.
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    Police: Men used stolen cards on thousands of dollars in purchases

    Saturday, August 23 2014 9:48 AM EDT2014-08-23 13:48:46 GMT
    Police in Chittenden County have caught two men from Brooklyn who they say used stolen credit card numbers to buy thousands of dollars worth of stuff.
    Police in Chittenden County have caught two men from Brooklyn who they say used stolen credit card numbers to buy thousands of dollars worth of stuff.
  • Destination Recreation: Clark's Trading Post

    Destination Recreation: Clark's Trading Post

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    Clark's Trading Post in Lincoln, New Hampshire has attracted millions of visitors since opening its doors in 1928. While famous for its bear shows, it offers a whole lot more.
    Clark's Trading Post in Lincoln, New Hampshire has attracted millions of visitors since opening its doors in 1928. While famous for its bear shows, it offers a whole lot more.

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    It's about time to send kids back to school, and if you're a parent, chances are you've gotten a note reminding you to make sure your kids are up to date on their vaccinations.
    It's about time to send kids back to school, and if you're a parent, chances are you've gotten a note reminding you to make sure your kids are up to date on their vaccinations.
  • Teaching the notes of tango in Stowe

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    Saturday, August 23 2014 9:13 AM EDT2014-08-23 13:13:32 GMT
     The hills of Stowe were alive this week with the sound of music -- Argentine Tango music. We sent Cat Viglienzoni to check it out.
     The hills of Stowe were alive this week with the sound of music -- Argentine Tango music. We sent Cat Viglienzoni to check it out.
  • Burglary suspects caught

    Burglary suspects caught

    Saturday, August 23 2014 12:18 AM EDT2014-08-23 04:18:38 GMT
    Vermont State Police nabbed a pair of suspected burglars and believe they're linked to several other crimes.
    Vermont State Police nabbed a pair of suspected burglars and believe they're linked to several other crimes.
  • Sen. Jim Jeffords laid to rest

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    Friday, August 22 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:12:17 GMT
    Sen. Jim Jeffords was one of Vermont's beloved public servants, with a career that took him from the hills of Shrewsbury to the U.S. Senate. Friday, in his hometown of Rutland, James Jeffords was laid to rest.
    Sen. Jim Jeffords was one of Vermont's beloved public servants, with a career that took him from the hills of Shrewsbury to the U.S. Senate. Friday, in his hometown of Rutland, James Jeffords was laid to rest.
  • Is it safe to move accused killer Elizabeth Teague?

    Is it safe to move accused killer Elizabeth Teague?

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    The Vt. Dept. of Mental Health says scarce resources are part of the push to relocate alleged workplace shooter Elizabeth Teague to a facility with fewer regulations. Elizabeth Keatinge was at Friday's hearing.
    The Vt. Dept. of Mental Health says scarce resources are part of the push to relocate alleged workplace shooter Elizabeth Teague to a facility with fewer regulations. Elizabeth Keatinge was at Friday's hearing.
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    Police investigate death of 13-year-old in Hardwick

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    Investigators say a teen was found dead at a home in Hardwick Friday morning.
    Investigators say a teen was found dead at a home in Hardwick Friday morning.
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