With the unbearable weather in much of the country, you might be thinking how pleasant it would be to retire where the only ice you’ll see is in a refreshing drink.

If you could retire anywhere in the world, where would you go? As we find ourselves at the beginning of a brand new year, that's a question worth asking. The very good news is that we are living in a time when it's not only possible, but easier than ever to launch the retirement adventure of your fondest day dreams almost anywhere on earth that appeals to you.

The Parade of a Thousand Polleras will be held in Las Tablas on Saturday, January 11th at 4:00 p.m. Around 10,000 participants wearing the traditional pollera outfit, musical ensembles, carnival groups, and drummers are expected to participate in this extraordinary folk event.

As part of the expansion Copa Airlines has planned for 2014, it will be building up its fleet, increasing flight frequencies, and opening two new destinations in the United States, so as to continue positioning itself as a leader in the region.

Foreign exchange earnings registered in the period of January to September 2013 were $1,836.7 million (excluding international transport), which amounts to $163.6 million more than the $1673.1 million recorded in 2012 and represents a 9.8% increase.