Thursday July 24, 2014
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Last Friday started the 19th edition of the Lima International Book Fair, a book fair in Lima that is known as the largest book fair in Peru.

The objective of this book event is to promote the habit of reading by raising the access to literature by showing the latest published books and to fight against piracy of books.

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Archaeologists discover a 3500 year old temple of fishermen in northwest Peru

Thursday July 24, 2014
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During recent archeological findings, they discovered a temple where the first shark fishermen in Gramalote, a village situated in the north-west Peruvian province Trujillo, completed their mysterious rituals.

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Archaeologists discover a new grave at the Temple of the Moon in Northern Peru

Thursday July 17, 2014
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Huaca de la Luna or the Temple of the Moon is, along with the Huaca del Sol or the Temple of the Sun, part of Huacas de Moche, which are the ruins of ceremonial sites of the ancient Moche capital city named Cerro Blanco.

The Moche culture flourished along the Peruvian north coast between 100 AD and 800 AD.
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Peru’s Mistura Food Festival attracts up to 30 000 foreign visitors

Tuesday July 15, 2014
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Mistura Food Festival in Lima, Peru, became since its first edition in 2008 Latin America’s largest gastronomic fair.

The fair planning committee expects that more than 30 000 foreigners will visit Peru in September to attend the fair this year.

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Lima hosts best Airport in South America

Wednesday July 09, 2014
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Recently, Lima’s Jorge Chávez International Airport – Peru’s biggest airport, located in Calloa –  has been named “Best Airport in South America” by Skytrax for the sixth consecutive year.
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Archeologists uncover new culture in Peruvian desert

Tuesday July 08, 2014
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Archeologists from the University of Wroclaw in Poland have discovered 150 graves of an unknown culture that lived in the Peruvian Atacama desert, prior to the expansion of the Tiwanaku civilization.

The Atacama Desert is a plateau that covers 1000 km of land in the countries Chile, Peru, Bolivia and Argentina.
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Peru’s Mario Vargas Llosa wins Spanish Freedom Prize

Tuesday July 01, 2014
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One of the most important contemporary novelists and essayists, Peruvian Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa received this year the Cadiz Freedom Prize.

This Spanish prize is founded in 2009 by the Cadiz municipal government in Spain  to honor people that are noteworthy for deepening, disseminating and extending freedom in the Ibero American sphere.

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Peru participates in convention on trade in endangered species

Thursday June 26, 2014
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A Peruvian delegation is attending a preparatory gathering where participants will discuss issues to be discussed at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora’s (CITES) Standing Committee.

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Tripadvisor publishes Top Ten Atractions in Peru 2014

Thursday June 26, 2014
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Earlier this week Machu Picchu was choosen to be the number one Land Mark in the world on the listing of the TripAdvisor as part of their Travelers’ Choice 2014 awards.

The well known and popular travel website has published many other Travelers Choice listings, including a Top Ten atractions in Peru.

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Scientists arrived to Peru for climate change expedition

Thursday June 26, 2014
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A Team of students and scientists has come to Peru and has departed for the Cordillera Blanca on June 23. They are on an expedition that studies climate change conditions and the impact of human land use in the mountainous region
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Peruvian University invents Air- Pollution Cleaning Billboard

Friday June 20, 2014
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The University of Engineering and Technology (UTEC) in Lima creates a billboard to diminish air pollution. The university started to create the billboard to reduce air pollution at a construction site in the Peruvian capital.
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World Bank and IMF Meetings 2015 in Lima

Tuesday June 17, 2014
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The Peruvian capital Lima will host the 2015 meetings of the boards of governors of the World Bank and of the IMF, the  International Monetary Fund.

Most  Governors’  meetings are held every October in Washington but every three years the meetings take place in a different city. .

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