81 YEAR OLD TOURIST FROM U.S. FOUND SAFE, DEHYDRATED Lost tourist in Santa Cruz was located by coordination of the 911 ECU At around 4:43 pm on Saturday, January 13, a US citizen contacted the 9-1-1 emergency line to report that she was missing in the El Chato sector, on the upper part of Santa […]

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Israeli tourist killed in Thailand; said to hit his head jumping into waterfall 28-year-old man was vacationing with friends on the island of Koh Samui An Israeli tourist was killed in Thailand after apparently hitting his head on a rock after jumping into a waterfall on the island of Koh Samui, Hebrew-language media reported Saturday. […]

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An American shot dead in a Mexican beach resort has been identified as an official from a Southern California city. The city of Imperial Beach says in a statement that its Administrative Services Director Doug Bradley was killed Thursday while vacationing in Zihuatanejo, Mexico. The township includes the neighboring resort of Ixtapa. The death came […]

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To many who have heard of Vilcabamba, Ecuador it is known as the “Valley of Longevity. However, to some expats from the U.S. and Canada, that are willing to talk, it also is known to have a dark side which is not often revealed to the outside world from this tiny hamlet in the Andes. […]

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CNN.COM – A spokesperson for the US State Department confirmed the deaths of “multiple US citizens.” “We express our condolences to all those affected by this tragedy. We are in contact with Costa Rican aviation authorities and will continue to monitor the situation,” the spokesperson said. It was not immediately clear what caused the crash, […]

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German tourist and Kenyan student robbed nampa.org – A German tourist was allegedly robbed while asking for directions at Ongwediva on Wednesday. The Namibian Police Force in a crime report issued on Friday said the 30-year-old woman was robbed of a Canon 750D camera with two lenses valued at N.dollars 13 600. The incident occurred at […]

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RT.COM – A tourist and two women died after a mudslide plummeted into the  small southern Chilean village of Villa Santa Lucia, located near the Corcovado National Park. The area is known for volcanoes. At least three others were injured and airlifted to a hospital. It is expected the number of deaths will climb as […]

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WASHINGTON POST – BEIRUT — Lebanese police have arrested a man suspected of killing a British woman who worked for her country’s embassy in Beirut. Younis Awdi, an adviser for Lebanon’s defense minister, told The Washington Post on Monday that a man named Tarek Harb has been arrested in the death of Rebecca Dykes. Dykes’s […]

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eluniverso.com reported that a US citizen was murdered by gunfire in south Guayaquil. Authorities identified the victim as 47-year-old David Jusino, who arrived in Ecuador on Saturday morning with his wife and daughters. The victim was shot that evening after playing soccer in Guasmo Sur. He was walking home and was several blocks from his […]

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The authorities are investigating the robbery of the two foreigners and the murder of the Cuban citizen. Medellin – Burundanga Attack elmundo.com (machine translated) – The Cuban engineer identified as Víctor Ignacio Cuerdo, 49, died in Medellín after suffering an overdose of scopolamine together with a friend and partner, identified as Óscar Cruz, a Honduran […]

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