Wednesday October 29, 2014

The remains of victims slain during Peru’s Dirty War three decades ago have returned to Peru. Hundreds of family members, small farmers that came from the remote mountains, arrived in Ayacucho to receive 80 sets of remains. (more…)

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Livestock fair Lambayeque expects over 15,000 visitors

Wednesday October 29, 2014

The 15th Agro-industrial, Ecotourism and Crafts Livestock fair will be held from October 28 to November the 2. This year more than 15.000 visitors are expected. (more…)

Blessings at St. Peters Square for Lord of Miracles.

Tuesday October 28, 2014

Monday, 27-10-2014.Pope Francis welcomed and blessed hundreds of Peruvian pilgrims at the St. Peter’s Square in Rome on the occasion of the Lord of Miracles’ procession through the Vatican. (more…)

Highest altitude human occupation in Peru

Tuesday October 28, 2014

Archaeologists have documented the highest altitude human occupation in the world, during the ice age. The Pucuncho Basin is located nearly 4,500 meters above sea level. (more…)

European film festival in Lima

Monday October 27, 2014

The Festival de Cine Europeo is back! Fifteen countries, presenting 48 European Movies in Lima until November 2.

For the Peruvian audience this is a perfect opportunity to experience European cinema and culture. (more…)

Smuggled artefacts back to Peru

Saturday October 25, 2014

About twenty ancient artefacts have been returned to Peru by the United States. Some of them are more than 1,800 years old. (more…)

Cable car to Kuelap archaeological site

Friday October 24, 2014

Peru’s government has decided to build a cable car system to reach the Kuelap archaeological site. Kuelap is located in the cloud forest of the northern Amazonas region. (more…)

Peruvian cajón drum to be recognized internationally

Friday October 24, 2014

On the first of November the cajón drum will be officially recognized as a Peruvian instrument. The Organization of American States (OAS) headquarters in Washington will do the honors. (more…)

Peruvian mango more popular than ever

Friday October 24, 2014

Mango from Peru is getting more and more popular internationally. Not just the fresh fruit’s popularity has increased but also dried mango, canned mango and juice. The fruit has become an important export product for Peru’s agriculture. (more…)

Shameful moments at the Copa Peru

Wednesday October 22, 2014

An embarrassing event happened during the regional semifinal of the ‘Copa Peru’. Some football players of the losing team (Bolívar de Tumbes) just dropped to the floor and pretended to be injured. (more…)

Peru unprepared for Ebola

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…)

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…)

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