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…)

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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.


Peruvian film festival in New York

Thursday September 18, 2014

Till the 19th of September there is a film festival in New York City dedicated to Peruvian film makers. This fifth edition focusses on the Peruvian archaeological heritage. The free event shows documentaries and narrative features as well as video-art installations and concerts of Andean music.

Rock band U2 to Peru in 2015

Tuesday September 16, 2014

After visiting Peru in 2012, lead singer Bono of U2 is coming back in 2015. This time he is bringing the other band members with him. The Irish rock band is planning a concert in Peru. (more…)

Peruvian officials abroad to talk about child malnutrition

Monday September 15, 2014

Paola Bustamante, Peru’s Minister of Development and Social Inclusion, announced that Peru will send government officials abroad to share some successful experiences in the reduction of chronic child malnutrition. After requests of other countries Peruvian government decided to do so. (more…)

Foreigners detained in Lima

Friday September 12, 2014

On Wednesday, 31 male and 10 female foreigners were detained in Lima. The group of 42 consists of people from Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Israel, Austria and France. They were caught by the police in areas such as Miraflores, San Isidro and central Lima. (more…)

Dolphin fossils in the desert-Was Peru covered in water in earlier ages?

Wednesday September 10, 2014

Recently a team of paleontologists found fossils of three dolphins in the desert lands of Pisco, Peru. Scientists believe that the area may have been covered in water in earlier times. (more…)

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