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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
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.
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…)
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…)