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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 »

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 »

Lima opens tunnel to connect poor district to greater metro area
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 18, 2016 Leave a comment

Lima opens tunnel to connect poor district to greater metro area

The city of Lima has opened the Santa Rosa and San Martin tunnels to connect the San Juan de Lurigancho and Rimac districts. The project featuring two 800-foot tunnels in  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 »