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Ayacucho festival features scenes from Shining Path conflict
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 4, 2015 Leave a comment

Ayacucho festival features scenes from Shining Path conflict

Over 9000 spectators descended on Lima’s Plaza de Acho last Sunday to attend the Ayacucho Festival, which featured scenes from Peru’s armed conflict with the Shining Path. In addition to  Full Article »

Endangered, abused bear will leave Peru for U.S.
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 31, 2015 Leave a comment

Endangered, abused bear will leave Peru for U.S.

A British animal-rights group has raised the funds to move an abused bear from Peru to a sanctuary in the United States. “Cholita,” an Andean or spectacled bear, suffered significant  Full Article »

Mistura 2015 to be held in downtown Lima
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 16, 2015 Leave a comment

Mistura 2015 to be held in downtown Lima

UPDATE: On April 17 the city of Lima and Apega reversed course due to construction on the 28 de Julio corridor. Mistura will be held on the Costa Verde of  Full Article »

Mayor removes murals from downtown Lima
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 15, 2015 Leave a comment

Mayor removes murals from downtown Lima

The mayor of Lima has announced his administration’s initiative to remove more than 40 murals in the city’s historic center. In an interview televised on RPP, Luis Castañeda acknowledged that  Full Article »

‘Racist’ TV show to air again in Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 27, 2015 Leave a comment

‘Racist’ TV show to air again in Peru

Less than a year after being cancelled, La Paisana Jacinta will return to Peruvian television with an all-new season on March 3. Frecuencia Latina, the channel which airs La Paisana  Full Article »