Some Shun Soda But Profits Rise In Latin America

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News Americas, ATLANTA, GA, Weds. July 20, 2011: A growing sea of health conscious U.S. consumers are shunning sugary sodas and drinks but in Latin America, one soda giant is seeing its profits zoom. Coca Cola, the world’s largest soft-drink maker, said Tuesday that its second-quarter profit rose 18 percent […]

Libyan rebels pushed back from Brega

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Libyan government forces in trucks disguised with rebel flags have shelled opposition positions near the strategic eastern oil town of Brega, killing 13 rebel fighters and wounding dozens more, officials said. Rebel forces have been pushing to seize the front-line town which is home to an oil refinery and terminal, […]

Guyanese Amputee Is Anguilla Cycling Champ

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Grant Stuart (Photo courtesy of the Guyana Cycling Assoc. of North America). By Allison Skeete News Americas, The Valley, Anguilla, Weds. July 20, 2011: Amputee cyclist, Walter Grant Stuart, is a standout athlete who now has a championship title to prove it. Not only did he stand out in the […]

What Happened to Poland’s Rapacki and Wojtyla Plans?

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Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. Unlike the Rapacki Plan, wherein Poland proposed to help create a nuclear-free zone in Central Europe, now with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s announcement confirming that Washington plans to deploy missiles and Air Force units to Poland; it appears the United States is again […]

U.S. officials meet Gaddafi envoys, urge him to go

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – U.S. officials met with representatives of Muammar Gaddafi to deliver a message that the embattled Libyan leader must go, a State Department spokesperson said on Tuesday. The rare meeting between U.S. diplomats and Gaddafi envoys on Saturday was held “to deliver a clear and firm message […]

Puerto Rico Launches PuertoRicoHotelAssociation.com

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MIAMI, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Puerto Rico Hotel & Tourism Association (PRHTA) has launched its new destination booking engine at PuertoRicoHotelAssociation.com.  While the engine is also available on PRHTA.org, the use of the ‘destination’hotelassociation.com domain is meant to build credibility with consumers.  The agreement with Regatta Travel Solutions […]