The exhibition is part of an agreement signed Saturday between the New York City museum and the Cuban National Museum of Natural History formalizing their collaboration on research, exhibitions and education
Cuban state news agency Prensa Latina reported that Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero announced the figure to members of parliament, reflecting a continuing surge in U.S. interest in the island amid a broader diplomatic thaw between the Cold War foes that began in late 2014.
Long Kosal, a spokesman for Apsara Authority, which oversees the archaeological complex, said that beginning Aug. 4, local and foreign tourists will be required to wear pants or skirts below the knees and shirts that cover their shoulders. Those not dressed appropriately will be required to change their clothes before being allowed to enter the temple site in northwestern Cambodia.
“I think this is a way to re-examine our relationship with the past and really look long and hard at where we are now,” said Taylor, author of “Moon Route 66 Road Trip.” She recently received two grants to locate and map the Green Book spots.
In a first in the U.S., the Transportation Security Administration said Tuesday that it plans to begin using computed-tomography or CT scanners to inspect carry-on bags at one checkpoint in the Phoenix airport by the end of the year.
“The right thing to do is not drop until that bear is practically on top of you,” said Owen, who teaches bear safety training at the park.
“Now that we’re in this situation where the country and the world are more divided than ever, we are bringing more people from different cultures together,” co-founder and author Carmella Padilla said. “More people are coming together than ever with what they have in common, with what they value most in many ways — traditions and handmade beautiful work that are expressions of their culture.”
Drones were used to take images of more than 200 locations
“The problem seems to be increasing,” said the Rev. TK Nakagaki, president of the Buddhist Council of New York, a group that represents nearly two dozen Buddhist temples. “They are very aggressive and hostile if you don’t give them money.”
“We saw there was this great narrative about Route 66 out there that tended to be focused on the traveler’s experience,” said Kaisa Barthuli, who works with the National Park Service Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program. “We realized that Route 66, as a symbol of America, had the potential to tell so many deeper stories. It’s about pulling out these lesser known stories that really help people connect and understand our history.”