Culture

Peru looks forward to star-studded lineup of concerts in coming months
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Feb 7, 2018 Leave a comment

Peru looks forward to star-studded lineup of concerts in coming months

Beginning in March, the stars will start to flock to Peru for some highly anticipated concerts in Lima. With headlining names like Radiohead, Katy Perry, Depeche Mode, and Phil Collins  Full Article »

World Heritage site Nasca Lines damaged in truck accident
Posted by Arjun Harindranath on Feb 3, 2018 Leave a comment

World Heritage site Nasca Lines damaged in truck accident

The ancient indigenous site Nasca Lines has been destroyed after a truck accident. The enormous drawings, that are visible only from the air, were damaged badly following the actions of  Full Article »

Discovery lifts veil of ancient desert-civilization
Posted by Kwinten Wouters on Jan 13, 2018 Leave a comment

Discovery lifts veil of ancient desert-civilization

Archaeologists have discovered two chambers of the Mochica culture. The finding provides key clues to understanding the political life of this ancient pre-Incan culture.

The Paisana Jacinta Controversy continues to divide Peruvians
Posted by Kwinten Wouters on Jan 9, 2018 Leave a comment

The Paisana Jacinta Controversy continues to divide Peruvians

For almost 2 decades Peruvian comedian Jorge Benavides, dressed up in drag as a poor indigenous woman, has been making Peruvians laugh. The recent release of a full-length movie about  Full Article »

The Peru Reports’ media incubator Espacio announces the launch of a new online publication- En Serie
Posted by perureportsadmin on Jan 4, 2018 Leave a comment

The Peru Reports’ media incubator Espacio announces the launch of a new online publication- En Serie

Espacio announced this morning the launch of their newest project, En Serie. The online publication is dedicated to keeping up with the latest films, series, and everything related to the  Full Article »

Christmas in Peru
Posted by Kwinten Wouters on Dec 21, 2017 Leave a comment

Christmas in Peru

I remember it vividly. My first Christmas in Cusco, Peru, two years ago. The memory still makes me smile. I was walking just past midnight around the Plaza de Armas.  Full Article »

World tourist hotspot Machu Picchu experiences a difficult year
Posted by Kwinten Wouters on Dec 16, 2017 Leave a comment

World tourist hotspot Machu Picchu experiences a difficult year

Machu Picchu, the glorious ancient Inca city located in the Cusco region, is the main destination for tourists in Peru. The archaeological site normally receives at least 3,000 national and  Full Article »

Posted by Daniel Sanchez on Nov 12, 2017 Leave a comment

New species immediately classified as endangered

At least a dozen new species of frogs have been discovered this year in Peru. Scientists suggest these species are already endangered, despite the remoteness of their habitats. Conservation efforts  Full Article »

Peruvian film ‘La última tarde’ selected to compete in Spanish film awards
Posted by Jess Rapp on Oct 25, 2017 Leave a comment

Peruvian film ‘La última tarde’ selected to compete in Spanish film awards

The Peruvian film “La última tarde” has been shortlisted  to compete for the title of Best Ibero-american Film at the 32nd edition of the Goya Awards (Los Premios Goya) in  Full Article »

Medicinal marijuana one step away from legalization
Posted by Daniel Sanchez on Oct 12, 2017 Leave a comment

Medicinal marijuana one step away from legalization

Yesterday the Healthcare Commission of the Peruvian Congress approved a bill that would make medicinal marijuana legal in the country.