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French photographer portrays Inca capital at exhibit in Lima
Posted by Colin Post on May 11, 2016 Leave a comment

French photographer portrays Inca capital at exhibit in Lima

The Alliance Française is hosting an exhibit of French photographer Julie Baudin’s portrayal of Peru’s southern city of Cusco in black and white. The exhibit titled “Celebrations of Cusco: fervor  Full Article »

Peru folk singer Wendy Sulca to make film debut
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 27, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru folk singer Wendy Sulca to make film debut

Peru’s Andean folk singer Wendy Sulca stars in the upcoming Chilean film, “Coach.” The 20-year-old folklore singer whose hits including “La Tetita” and “Cerveza, Cerveza” have more than 40 million  Full Article »

Peru actress Magaly Solier to direct live solo performance
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 20, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru actress Magaly Solier to direct live solo performance

Award-winning actress Magaly Solier will star in a one-person live performance featuring singing and storytelling about love in Peru. Solier will direct and star in “Ricchari warmi,” which is Quechua  Full Article »

Collectors coin commemorates Inca site in northern Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 6, 2016 Leave a comment

Collectors coin commemorates Inca site in northern Peru

Peru’s central bank issued today a new sol coin which features the Cabeza de Vaca archaeological site in the northern state of Tumbes. The bank will issue 12 million of  Full Article »

Eighty years of Peru’s literary icon Mario Vargas Llosa
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 29, 2016 Leave a comment

Eighty years of Peru’s literary icon Mario Vargas Llosa

Mario Vargas Llosa celebrated his 80th birthday at a Madrid hotel on Monday, five years after The Economist called him “the region’s conscience.” The Nobel laureate’s celebration was attended by 400  Full Article »

Paolo Guerrero becomes Peru’s top goal-scorer of all time
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 25, 2016 1 comment

Paolo Guerrero becomes Peru’s top goal-scorer of all time

Striker Paolo Guerrero scored his 27th career goal for Peru’s national team against Venezuela to surpass Teofilo Cubillas as Peru’s top scorer of all time. Peru tied Venezuela 2-2 in  Full Article »

Peru swimmer barred from 2016 Olympics for doping
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 15, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru swimmer barred from 2016 Olympics for doping

Peruvian swimmer Mauricio Fiol has been banned from swimming competitions for four years after testing positive for steroids in the 2015 Panamerican Games. The International Federation of Swimming (FINA) issued  Full Article »

Peruvian poet Eduardo Chirinos dies aged 55
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 22, 2016 Leave a comment

Peruvian poet Eduardo Chirinos dies aged 55

Peruvian poet Eduardo Chirinos died of cancer on Wednesday in Montana. The member of Peru’s “80s generation” of literature published 18 poetry books including “The dwelling of silence” and “A  Full Article »

Peru renovates museum for Lima’s top archaeological site
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 16, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru renovates museum for Lima’s top archaeological site

Peru inaugurated the newly renovated museum for the Pachacamac archaeological site in the Lurin district south of Lima on Monday night. Cabinet chief Pedro Cateriano and culture minister Diana Alvarez  Full Article »

Fusion artist releases new album featuring Peru’s folk sounds
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 15, 2016 Leave a comment

Fusion artist releases new album featuring Peru’s folk sounds

Peruvian fusion musician Jaime Cuadra’s new album, “Raza,” features electronic and funk mixed with traditional Andean music. The artist known for “Cholo Soy” and “Mi Propiedad Privada” has deviated from  Full Article »