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…)

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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…)

Peru to be number one producer of fine cacao in ten years time

Friday August 29, 2014

The director of the Cocoa Alliance Peru, José Iturrios estimates that in 10 years time Peru will be producer number one of fine cocoa in the world, replacing Ecuador. "Peru has the great advantage of being a home area of cacao and have the largest biodiversity of cocoa in the world. (more…)

Traditonal Peruvian dishes in a Washington restaurant

Friday August 29, 2014

Carlos Delgado, a Peruvian chef, runs a restaurant in Washington, called Ocopa. He has taken the traditional Peruvian flavors to the capital of the United States. Delgado was born in Callao, Peru but moved to the United States when he was eleven. He started working in kitchens as a teenager. (more…)

Peruvian film ‘Guard Dog’ shown at Film Festival in Canada.

Friday August 29, 2014

‘Guard Dog’ or ‘Perros Guardian’ is a thriller directed by Bacha Caravdo and Daniel Higashionna about a hired assassin, performed by Carlos Alcántara, who entangles himself in a strange relationship with a 16-year old girl and becomes familiar with her Christian community. (more…)

Culinary Lima among the world’s smartest cities

Friday August 29, 2014

National Geographic Travel Magazine says Lima is the world’s 16th smartest city. The capital of Peru outsmarts cities such as Amsterdam, Bogota, Buenos Aires, Kigali, Mexico city, Seoul, Taipei and Vancouver. According to National Geographic Lima is the World’s Most Edible Burg because of its rich gastronomy influenced by a wide variety of other ethnic cuisines. (more…)

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