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Fire Breaks Out in Lima Shopping Mall

Tuesday November 22, 2016

On Wednesday, November 16th, a fire broke out in a Peruvian shopping mall called Larcomar. The fire killed four people and injured many.

Larcomar is a shopping mall in Lima´s district of Miraflores. In addition to various shops and restaurants, it has a movie theater on the lower level of the mall.

It was in this movie theater that the fire broke out. Officials believe that it started due to failure in the electrical wiring of the theater.

Specifically, it is believed that there was a short circuit in the electrical system of one of the rooms (more…)

Paddington Bear is the First Movie in 2015 to Sell 1 Million Copies

Monday August 31, 2015

Paddington Bear first captured children´s imaginations in 1958 with his funny hat, old suitcase and love of marmalade. And According to the success of his latest film he continues to do so.

The polite Peruvian bear and his latest adventure have been so popular that it was the first DVD of 2015 to sell 1 million copies. It was released in the cinemas in November 2014 taking an impressive £37,878,025 at the UK Box Office, currently the film has taken in $263 million worldwide and Japan is yet to release in 2016.

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