Lima

Castañeda’s first 100 days of controversy and gaffes
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 10, 2015 Leave a comment

Castañeda’s first 100 days of controversy and gaffes

Since assuming office in January, Lima mayor Luis Castañeda’s popularity has plummeted due to a series of controversies and public gaffes. After handily winning the mayoral election last October with  Full Article »

Heavy rains, landslide kill eight in highlands east of Lima
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 25, 2015 Leave a comment

Heavy rains, landslide kill eight in highlands east of Lima

Heavy rains on Monday caused a landslide that has killed eight and destroyed over 100 homes in the Chosica district, 20 miles east of Lima. Five days of heavy rains caused  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 »

Restaurant robberies an increasing concern in Lima
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 4, 2015 Leave a comment

Restaurant robberies an increasing concern in Lima

Celebrity chef, Gaston Acurio, highlighted the danger to Peruvian tourism in remarks about the wave of restaurant robberies in Lima. On Feb. 18, the United States embassy issued a security message  Full Article »