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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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…)

Indigenous leaders killed along Peru-Brazil border

Tuesday September 09, 2014

Leaders of the Asháninka community were killed last week while on their way to meet fellow community members in Brazil.Vice Minister of the Intercultural Ministry of Culture, Patricia Balbuena, confirms the events.


Tucume Museum reopens to public

Monday September 08, 2014

It took two years of extensive renovations for the archaeological museum Tucume to reopen. Located in Lambayeque in the North of Peru, the museum now has more space and more modern features. It hopes to increase the number of visitors, domestic and foreign. (more…)

Easier access to Europe for Peruvians?

Friday September 05, 2014

Will Peruvians get easier access to the European Schengen countries? Peru is waiting for approval from the European nations. Before a definite answer is given the European Union is looking at a report that addresses issues such as immigration, economic benefits of tourism and trade, as well as the diplomatic relations between Peru and the EU. (more…)

Mistura 2014 to open!

Friday September 05, 2014

Today the Mistura Gastronomic Fair 2014 will be officially opened. A special ceremony will be held at the fairgrounds in Costa Verde, district of Magdalena. The inaugural event will take place in the Grand Auditorium and, just like in previous editions, the presence of the President, Ollanta Humala, first lady Nadine Heredia and other authorities are expected. (more…)

Campaign set to make Peruvian avocado popular in USA

Thursday September 04, 2014

The Peruvian Avocado Commission (PAC) has some illuminating ideas in store to reach consumers of avocadoes in the USA. According to PAC, websites such as Pinterest and Instagram will be used to hold recipe contests to encourage the consumption of the Peruvian avocado. (more…)

Tourism in La Libertad nearly doubled in seven years

Monday September 01, 2014

In the north-west region of Peru, La Libertad, tourism has increased a lot over the last seven years. Today almost twice as many people visit the area as compared to 2007. By the end of this year more than 1.4 million tourists are expected to have visited the region. In 2007 that number was 600,000. (more…)

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