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New ancient drawings near Nasca Lines discovered in Southern Peru
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on May 30, 2018 13 comments

New ancient drawings near Nasca Lines discovered in Southern Peru

  The archaeological display of Peru’s world-renowned geoglyphs that include the Nasca Lines just added a new chapter to its history. This week Peru’s Ministry of Culture announced new discoveries  Full Article »

Thousand-year-old mummy dug up intact in Peru
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on May 25, 2018 Leave a comment

Thousand-year-old mummy dug up intact in Peru

A 1,000-year-old mummy was dug up recently in Pachacamac, Peru in a pre-Columbian site known for its Incan heritage. According to Phys.org, the mummy was intact despite its age when  Full Article »

‘Cuatro Mujeres’ play opens tonight, and respects mothers with all their flaws
Posted by Frances Jenner on May 4, 2018 Leave a comment

‘Cuatro Mujeres’ play opens tonight, and respects mothers with all their flaws

  A new play paying tribute to all mothers, Cuatro Mujeres (Four Women) starts its run today at the Miraflores Auditorium. Directed by Christian Palomino and Ricardo Morante, the play  Full Article »

Peruvian coffee wins best coffee in the world prize in U.S. competiton
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on May 2, 2018 Leave a comment

Peruvian coffee wins best coffee in the world prize in U.S. competiton

  An award-winning coffee has put Peru’s Puno region on the world map. Sold under the name brand Quechua, the local coffee won “Best Quality Coffee” prize recently at the Global  Full Article »

Decorated film director Werner Herzog in Peru: “Be proud to be Peruvians”
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Apr 30, 2018 Leave a comment

Decorated film director Werner Herzog in Peru: “Be proud to be Peruvians”

  German film director Werner Herzog has long been infatuated with Peru, using the country’s Amazonian landscapes in two of his most highly acclaimed movies: Aguirre, the Wrath of God  Full Article »

Rural tourism highlighted by these spectacular day trips
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Apr 30, 2018 Leave a comment

Rural tourism highlighted by these spectacular day trips

  Tuesday’s Worker Day holiday will give Peruvians a chance to take much-deserved vacations to some day-trip destinations highlighted by Peru’s Tourism Ministry. In a Monday news item from the  Full Article »

More remains found from ancient indigenous civilization in modern day Lima
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Apr 24, 2018 1 comment

More remains found from ancient indigenous civilization in modern day Lima

  Researchers in Lima say they have found more remains from the Lima culture, an ancient indigenous civilization that was living in what is now Lima as early as the  Full Article »

International food festival with World Cup twist comes to Lima
Posted by Frances Jenner on Apr 18, 2018 Leave a comment

International food festival with World Cup twist comes to Lima

  This Thursday, Lima will present a football-themed gastronomic festival in the Pasaje Santa Rosa in the historical center of the capital, report news agency Andina. The festival, called ‘Flavours of  Full Article »

‘Internal racism’ is prevalent in Peru, survey shows
Posted by Frances Jenner on Mar 27, 2018 Leave a comment

‘Internal racism’ is prevalent in Peru, survey shows

The results of Ipsos’ National Survey of Cultural Diversity and Discrimination have been released today by the Peruvian Ministry of Culture and they show a bleak representation of how the  Full Article »

‘Justice for All Women’ as Peru celebrates International Women’s Day
Posted by Frances Jenner on Mar 8, 2018 Leave a comment

‘Justice for All Women’ as Peru celebrates International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is today and, although women’s rights have made huge strides in the last century, women are still facing gender discrimination in Peru in 2018. Many organisations in  Full Article »