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 […]

Corruption, illiteracy hold back Afghan police

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LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) – When NATO forces in Afghanistan caught an opium producer with 15 kgs (33 lbs) of drugs, they might have expected his family to plead for his freedom. Instead, an Afghan police officer appealed to foreign troops to release him. The drug-trafficker stayed in prison, but […]

Israeli Navy Seizes Gaza-Bound Ship

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Associated Press JERUSALEM—Israeli naval commandos on Tuesday seized control of a French ship attempting to break Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip, reporting no resistance during the takeover in international waters. The navy boarded the ship after the pro-Palestinian activists on board ignored calls to change course. The military had […]

Divi Resorts Announces a Sizzling Summer Sale

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Divi Resorts, your Caribbean travel expert, announces a sizzling summer sale on nightly rates when you reserve by July 31st for travel now through December 23, 2011. Rates start at $75 per night. Stay as long or as little as you like – no minimum night stay […]

John Yates resigns

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John Yates announced his resignation as one of Britain’s top police officers today after coming under mounting pressure over his handling of the phone hacking scandal. The Scotland Yard Assistant Commissioner told Metropolitan Police Authority chairman Kit Malthouse this afternoon that he was standing down. The move came after Sir […]