Saturday October 25, 2014

About twenty ancient artefacts have been returned to Peru by the United States. Some of them are more than 1,800 years old. (more…)

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Cable car to Kuelap archaeological site

Friday October 24, 2014

Peru’s government has decided to build a cable car system to reach the Kuelap archaeological site. Kuelap is located in the cloud forest of the northern Amazonas region. (more…)

Peruvian cajón drum to be recognized internationally

Friday October 24, 2014

On the first of November the cajón drum will be officially recognized as a Peruvian instrument. The Organization of American States (OAS) headquarters in Washington will do the honors. (more…)

Peruvian mango more popular than ever

Friday October 24, 2014

Mango from Peru is getting more and more popular internationally. Not just the fresh fruit’s popularity has increased but also dried mango, canned mango and juice. The fruit has become an important export product for Peru’s agriculture. (more…)

Shameful moments at the Copa Peru

Wednesday October 22, 2014

An embarrassing event happened during the regional semifinal of the ‘Copa Peru’. Some football players of the losing team (Bolívar de Tumbes) just dropped to the floor and pretended to be injured. (more…)

Peru unprepared for Ebola

Tuesday October 14, 2014

Peru is not well prepared for Ebola. “Our hospital system is poor, and we don’t have the conditions to either receive or transfer patients with Ebola,” said the dean of the Medical School of Lima (CML),Tomy Villanueva. (more…)

Human remains in old Inca center

Friday October 10, 2014

Human remains have been found in Hatun Xauxa, said Peru’s Ministry of Culture. Hatun Xauxa is a ceremonial center for the Inca’s in the central Andean region of Junin. (more…)

Reliefs discovered with human and fish forms

Tuesday October 07, 2014

In the archaeological site Vichama, a group of Peruvian archaeologists discovered reliefs with human and fish forms that belonged to the Caral civilization. They are an estimated 3,800 years old. “More than 30 figures have been found. (more…)

30 Seconds to Mars in Lima

Tuesday October 07, 2014

The cancelled concert of 30 Seconds to Mars has been rescheduled to take place on the 9th of October. It will be held in El Parque de la Exposición. Tickets are available in TuEntrada, in any Plaza Vea or Vivanda. (more…)

Four – day Oktoberfest in Lima

Tuesday October 07, 2014

This month, the four- day Oktoberfest will be back in Lima for its 13th edition from the 16th of October until the 19th of October.

Peru’s version of the original 16- day Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, took place for the first time in 2002. (more…)

‘Extinct’ animal rediscovered in Machu Picchu

Thursday October 02, 2014

A team of scientists from Peru and Mexico discovered recently a living mammal that was supposed to be extinct for almost 400 years. They found the animal close to Peru’s famous Machu Picchu. The rediscovered animal has the suitable name Machu Picchu arboreal chinchilla rat. (more…)

New anti-logging commission in Peru after murders

Monday September 22, 2014

Peruvian government will investigate illegal logging along the Peru-Brazil border. The investigation follows after the murder of four indigenous leaders two weeks ago. The killings are supposedly conducted by loggers.


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