Emilio Kifuri

Photo: Colibris 2005 (Emilio on the far right) We learned that good friend and sponsor of the early Colibri Ecotourism Award, Emilio Kifuri passed away in 2018. Our condolences to family and friends. Planeta.com Colibri Ecotourism Award

Impeachment

Buzzwords Impeachment = a charge of misconduct made against the holder of a public office Headlines The Constitution Doesn’t Give Presidents Any Protections During Impeachment How to impeach a president – Politico https://www.politico.com/story/2019/04/19/george-conway-impeach-trump-1282894 https://www.theatlantic.com/amp/article/580468 https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3cswqvh https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2019/01/11/trump-impeachment-guide-house-senate-2019-223912 campaign-to-impeach-president-trump-a-users-guide just-short-of-forcing-house-vote-on-trumps-impeachment trumps-science-envoy-quits-with-scathing letter-with-an-embedded-message-i-m-p-e-a-c-h president-trump-needs-friends-in-the-senate Impeachment-trump-house-democrat Cities join call for impeachment – Politico https://fivethirtyeight.com/tag/impeachment Tom Steyer needtoimpeach.com @TomSteyer A …

Babylon

On July 5, 2019, the site of Babylon was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Headlines Babylon designated a World Heritage Site Ancient city of Babylon heads list of new Unesco world heritage sites Photos Wikipedia Babylon Ishtar Gate Planeta.com Recapping the 43rd Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee Iran

11 • November • Noviembre

Photo: Ayöök ceramics and postcard There are noteworthy events in November that shape the conversation on Planeta.com. We celebrate Day of the Dead on November 1st and 2nd. There is also the US Thanksgiving (forth Thursday of the month). We celebrate Garifuna Settlement Day in Belize and Revolution Day in Mexico. Native American Heritage Month …

Nevada Day

Nevada Flag Nevada Day, as of 2000, is celebrated on the last Friday in October. Libraries and other state offices are closed. 2020 Nevada Day is Friday, October 30. Traditionalists celebrate on October 31, Halloween. History Nevada Day commemorates Nevada’s frontier legacy and its entry into the Union as the 36th state on October 31 …

Public Art

Photo: Canoes Public Art = Any media that has been planned and executed with the intention of being staged in the physical public domain, usually outside and accessible to all Also see: street art Wikipedia Public art Features Public Art in Las Vegas Seven Magic Mountains Ricardo Lopez Pinacho Planeta.com Art Culture Public Roadside Attraction …

Cultural Tourism

Buzzwords Cultural Tourism = Subset of tourism concerned with a traveler’s engagement with a country or region’s culture, specifically the lifestyle of the people in those geographical areas Embedded Tweets Glad #ClimateHeritageLaunch will look at cultural tourism. Tourism can build empathy for frontline communities & help fund resilience in the global south. But the growing …

Architecture

Photo: Las Vegas Strip Architecture =the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings and other physical structures Essay Just as we engage the natural world, we are glean our visits to physical structures, the built world, the opportunity to put one’s Instagram picture from a particular place online with similar photos others …