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South America...any information, please.

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1. Posted by kelly126 (Budding Member 13 posts) 10y

Hola,

I am currently in the south caribbean area of Costa Rica. I`ve been here about two months...I settled down here to relax as I have already travelled most of Costa Rica. I am leaving in two weeks to Panama City to spend Christmas with some local friends there and will probably stay in the country for about a month. Afterwards I was planning on volunteering in Tortuguero for about a month and then heading up to Guatemala but I`ve been considering travelling around South America instead to experience something different. Anyways...I basically know nothing about South America except that I won`t be going to Brazil because I don`t have the money for a visa...SO I would appreciate any information on the countries there...Gracias! Ciao.

Kelly

2. Posted by dbloom (Travel Guru 586 posts) 10y

Traveling to or planning to relocate in Latin America? Just about wherever you plan to go there are online and when you arrive, print editions of newspapers in English, usually weekly editions and some monthly magazines

Buenos Aires Argentina, Buenos Aires Herald, English
http://www.buenosairesherald.com/

Santiago de Chile, Santiago Times, English
http://www.tcgnews.com/santiagotimes/

Chile, Condor, News in German
http://www.condor.cl/

Bogota, Colombia, Bogota Daily, Portal in English
http://www.bogotadaily.com/

San José, Costa Rica, Tico Times Online, English
http://www.ticotimes.net/index.htm

Havana, Cuba, Granma Internacional, International online, multilingual edition
http://www.granma.cu/

La Paz, Bolivia, Bolivia Times, English
http://www.boliviatimes.com/

Asuncion, Paraguay, Paraguay Life, English
http://www.paraguaylife.com/

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil Life, English
http://www.brazillife.com/

Lima, Peru, Andes News, English http://www.andesnews.com/

South America, Regional, South America Daily
http://www.southamericadaily.com/

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Dominican Republic One, English
http://www.dr1.com/

Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Honduras This Week, English
http://www.marrder.com/htw/

Mexico, Mexico Connect, not an on line newspaper, more of an 'ex pat' information portal, English
http://www.mexconnect.com/

Mexico, News in English online daily, Novedades http://www.novedades.com/

Guatemala & El Salvador with small Belize and Honduras sections. On line magazine published in Antigua, Guatemala monthly. English.
http://www.revuemag.com/

Latin American sources to contact and also to read before travelling to our region to explore the news and opinions in depth if you are unable to read in Spanish or Portuguese.
A full listing of Latin American & Caribbean newspapers and periodicals online:
http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/news/

Belize, Guyana, Jamaica and many of the Caribbean Island nations are English speaking so most of their publications are solely in English

3. Posted by bktx1 (Budding Member 9 posts) 10y

I would recommend checking into Ecuador. It is similar to Costa Rica for lots of adventure and ecotourism, but it is less expensive. The Mountains in Ecuador are incredible! Copa flies into Quito from Panama.