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Historic plaza in Lima suffers second fire in two years
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 3, 2017 1 comment

Historic plaza in Lima suffers second fire in two years

A republican-era mansion in downtown Lima’s Plaza Dos de Mayo was condemned after a fire in a musical-instruments store. Authorities say a short circuit caused the fire around 7:30 p.m.  Full Article »

Peru: 1 million Lima residents go two days without water
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 31, 2016 1 comment

Peru: 1 million Lima residents go two days without water

Lima’s water utility is considering a lawsuit against a city contractor for construction delays which prevented water service to more than 1 million residents for two days. Water company Sedapal  Full Article »

Señor de los Milagros processions begin in Lima
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 5, 2015 Leave a comment

Señor de los Milagros processions begin in Lima

Peru’s annual Señor de los Milagros processions began in Lima last Saturday and continue throughout the month. One of South America’s largest Catholic celebrations has its roots in Peru’s colonial  Full Article »

Lima Metro’s third line planned
Posted by Colin Post on Jul 10, 2015 1 comment

Lima Metro’s third line planned

Peru’s transportation minister has announced the route of the third line to be added to Lima’s light rail network, Metro de Lima. The line will begin in San Juan de  Full Article »

City takes public space back from downtown businesses
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 13, 2015 Leave a comment

City takes public space back from downtown businesses

The city of Lima demolished fences, gates and walls on Avenida Argentina on Wednesday in a campaign to retake public space from private businesses. Businesses along the busy downtown thoroughfare  Full Article »