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Alamo receives UNESCO world heritage site status

Alamo receives UNESCO world heritage site status

Alamo designation likely to boost tourism BONN, Germany – The United States has succeeded in its bid to “Remember the Alamo,” after the U.N. cultural body approved its status as a world heritage site Sunday. The Alamo was one of five Spanish Roman Catholic sites, known as the San Antonio Missions, to receive the coveted label likely to boost tourism. […]