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New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 00:35

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed in Chicago, IL, in the deaths of Virginia Chimenti, originally ... Read More

Rio de Janeiro promotes slum tourism

editor editor- August 31, 2010 06:46

RIO DE JANEIRO — Tourists usually try to run from Rio's notorious slums. Now officials are inviting them to come visit instead. Read More

Tourists seek mock border crossings, tours of dangerous slums

editor editor- August 26, 2010 05:06

MEXICO CITY — While most travelers flock to Mexico to sip margaritas on white-sand beaches, a hardy few choose lesser-known tourist sites where they are chased down by immigration agents ... Read More

Ryanair CEO says swine flu ‘only a risk to slum dwellers’

editor editor- April 29, 2009 06:15

LONDON - The deadly strain of swine flu spreading rapidly across the globe is only a danger to slum dwellers in Mexico and Asia, the chief executive of Europe's leading ... Read More

Best view in Rio? Pushing limits of slum tourism

editor editor- March 18, 2009 04:36

RIO DE JANEIRO - Rolf Glaser zips his motorbike up the twisting alleyways of Vidigal slum, past a bunch of cheerful, gun-packing drug traffickers, and emerges at a cliffside plateau ... Read More

Slumdog tours: A new travel destination in India?

editor editor- February 26, 2009 03:19

Anything come to mind when you think of traveling to India? The Taj Mahal, perhaps? Wildlife sanctuaries, yoga retreats, samosa stands, beach filled coastline? Read More

Mumbai’s slums charm tourists more than Australia’s sweeping scenery

editor editor- January 29, 2009 09:00

Have film juries and tourists been charmed more by the lure of Mumbai's slums than Australia's scenic vista? Read More