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Thousands homeless after fire destroys shantytown in downtown Lima
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 5, 2016 1 comment

Thousands homeless after fire destroys shantytown in downtown Lima

A fire on early Friday morning destroyed the Cantagallo shantytown settled by natives from the Amazon jungle in the Rimac district near downtown Lima. Hundreds of homes were consumed in  Full Article »

Natives release 200 hostages in Peru’s Amazon after oil spill
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Oct 3, 2016 2 comments

Natives release 200 hostages in Peru’s Amazon after oil spill

Indigenous protesters on Saturday released over 200 international tourists and other hostages who were detained on a remote stretch of the Marañon River in Loreto following recent oil spills. Natives from the Saramurillo village in  Full Article »

Award-winning film showcases ‘Baguazo’ conflict in Peru’s Amazon
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 18, 2016 2 comments

Award-winning film showcases ‘Baguazo’ conflict in Peru’s Amazon

“When Two Worlds Collide,” a documentary about the “Baguazo” conflict which left 33 people dead, opened in theaters in the United States on Wednesday. The Sundance award-winning documentary showcases the  Full Article »

Collectors coin honors indigenous culture from Peru’s Amazon
Posted by Colin Post on Jul 14, 2016 1 comment

Collectors coin honors indigenous culture from Peru’s Amazon

Peru’s central bank has issued a new sol coin which features pottery and architecture from the Shipibo-Conibo culture found in the eastern jungle state of Ucayali. The bank will issue  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 »

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 »

Oil spills contaminate major river in Peru’s Amazon
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 13, 2016 3 comments

Oil spills contaminate major river in Peru’s Amazon

Two breaches in the Northern Peruvian Pipeline have contaminated the Marañon river in Peru’s Amazonas and Loreto states. The first breach in the pipeline occurred on Jan. 25 in the  Full Article »

Spain honors 400 years of Peru’s first ‘indigenist’ writer
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 5, 2016 1 comment

Spain honors 400 years of Peru’s first ‘indigenist’ writer

Spain’s largest public library is showcasing a Garcilaso de la Vega exhibit featuring the ‘indigenist’ writer’s book collection and other personal belongings. The National Library of Spain in Madrid unveiled  Full Article »

Julio Guzman stumbles over indigenous rights law
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 25, 2016 2 comments

Julio Guzman stumbles over indigenous rights law

Julio Guzman has backtracked in an early gaffe committed just after emerging as a contender in Peru’s presidential elections next April. Less than one week after new polls indicated that Guzman  Full Article »

Anti-mining protesters occupy downtown Cusco
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 20, 2016 1 comment

Anti-mining protesters occupy downtown Cusco

Thousands of protesters demonstrated in Cusco’s downtown plaza to demand the repeal of dozens of mining licenses in a sacred region of the Quispicanchi province. Protest leaders say that gold-mining  Full Article »