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How U.S. travel warnings – and the specter of cartel violence – deprive one of Mexico's most impressive geographic regions of vital tourism dollars.
The tropical playground of Puerto Plata has come a long way from its notorious beginnings as a hub of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Now host to the annual Bride of the Atlantic surfing festival, the busy port on the Dominican Republic’s north coast is a magnet for history buffs as well as beach lovers.

Latin Americans are coming to the U.S. in record numbers and spending record amounts of money.

The celebration of Brazil's diversity is on full display in the state of Bahia and its capital of Salvador – the nucleus of Afro-Brazilian culture. Here are some examples of Salvador’s unique qualities.

It may be one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse countries in the world, but Brazil has still not been awakened to its full tourism potential.

President Barack Obama announced yesterday in Orlando, Florida, a new strategy to boost tourism, including special provisions to make it easier for Brazilian and Chinese citizens to acquire tourist visas at U.S. consulates overseas.

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