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Fire kills four at Lima shopping mall ahead of APEC summit
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 16, 2016 1 comment

Fire kills four at Lima shopping mall ahead of APEC summit

Four people died in a fire Wednesday morning after being trapped in a theater during a fire in the Larcomar shopping mall in the Miraflores district of Lima, Peru. Three  Full Article »

Bridge upgrade to reduce traffic 40% in Lima tourist district
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 24, 2016 Leave a comment

Bridge upgrade to reduce traffic 40% in Lima tourist district

The upscale Miraflores district of Lima inaugurated the newly widened Villena Rey bridge on Tuesday. The bridge connected the north and south sides of the Miraflores cliffs above the Bajada Balta  Full Article »

Lima mayor criticized for design of coastal boardwalk
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 29, 2015 3 comments

Lima mayor criticized for design of coastal boardwalk

Lima mayor Luis Castañeda came under widespread criticism for several characteristics of the new boardwalk along the Costa Verde. While the project initially enjoyed support after being announced in October,  Full Article »

Peru opens armed-conflict memorial museum in Lima
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 18, 2015 1 comment

Peru opens armed-conflict memorial museum in Lima

The Lugar de la Memoria museum was inaugurated in Lima yesterday to commemorate victims of Peru’s armed conflict with the Shining Path and MRTA. While the “Place of Memory” museum  Full Article »

Peru: centuries-old tombs found at Lima archaeological site
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 27, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru: centuries-old tombs found at Lima archaeological site

Archaeologists unearthed the skeletal remains of four people yesterday from the Huaca Pucllana archaeological site in the Miraflores district of Lima. The remains of three women and one man seated  Full Article »

Police arrest 36 thugs hired to thwart eviction in Lima
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 24, 2015 Leave a comment

Police arrest 36 thugs hired to thwart eviction in Lima

Thirty-six hired thugs staged a standoff against Lima police in an effort to prevent the taking possession of a Miraflores hotel. The gang entrenched themselves in the Ferre Colonial hotel  Full Article »

Skateboarding dog sets record in Lima, Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 12, 2015 Leave a comment

Skateboarding dog sets record in Lima, Peru

A bulldog broke the Guinness World Record for the “longest human tunnel traveled through by a skateboarding dog” today in Lima. Otto, the bulldog owned by Lima residents Robert Rickards  Full Article »

Lima to build boardwalk to facilitate access to popular beach
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 13, 2015 Leave a comment

Lima to build boardwalk to facilitate access to popular beach

The city of Lima will build an elevated sidewalk and bicycle path to facilitate access to the city’s most popular beaches along the Costa Verde coastline. Construction of the project  Full Article »

Construction begins on 18-story hotel in Lima seaside cliff
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 12, 2015 Leave a comment

Construction begins on 18-story hotel in Lima seaside cliff

The Graña y Montero firm has begun construction of a five-star, 18-story hotel in the seaside cliff of Lima’s Costa Verde underneath the Larcomar shopping mall. The $90 million hotel  Full Article »

Two cyclists’ deaths highlight bicycle safety in Lima
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 24, 2015 1 comment

Two cyclists’ deaths highlight bicycle safety in Lima

Two fatal accidents involving bicycle riders in Lima sparked protests and a regional discussion about urban planning and transit. Gustavo Lopez was killed last Saturday, Aug. 15 on the Costa  Full Article »