Opinion

OPINION: Amigos or Amigas? The new trend for Amigues is taking over the continent
Posted by Frances Jenner on Jun 20, 2018 Leave a comment

OPINION: Amigos or Amigas? The new trend for Amigues is taking over the continent

It is impossible to imagine the Spanish language without gender. Every noun is inextricably tied to its ‘el’ or ‘la’, and each adjective defers to its noun by feminising or  Full Article »

Opinion: Is your feminism as misogynist as everyone else’s?
Posted by Frances Jenner on Jun 4, 2018 Leave a comment

Opinion: Is your feminism as misogynist as everyone else’s?

  Feminism is a term that has been misconstrued, willfully distorted and misunderstood so often that it’s difficult to put a finger on what it represents anymore. We know intellectually  Full Article »

OPINION: Mario Vargas Llosa calling feminism “literature’s main enemy” is to show novels aren’t innocent
Posted by Frances Jenner on Mar 19, 2018 2 comments

OPINION: Mario Vargas Llosa calling feminism “literature’s main enemy” is to show novels aren’t innocent

Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa made waves in Spanish-language newspaper El País Saturday, claiming that feminism is literature’s strongest enemy. In his article ‘Nuevas Inquicisiones’ (New Inquisitions) Vargas explained that literature  Full Article »

Rex Tillerson’s fine balancing act in Peru
Posted by Arjun Harindranath on Feb 6, 2018 Leave a comment

Rex Tillerson’s fine balancing act in Peru

The last time Rex Tillerson was in Peru was 48 years ago. He was 18 at the time and an undergraduate student playing the drums for his university band. At  Full Article »

Opinion: Peru’s new impeachment effort is must-see entertainment
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 2, 2018 Leave a comment

Opinion: Peru’s new impeachment effort is must-see entertainment

The new effort to impeach President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski offers a high-stakes spectacle of Machiavellian struggles in the vein of Game of Thrones or 48 Laws of Power. Kuczynski is  Full Article »

Education is still Peru’s Achilles’ Heel
Posted by Kwinten Wouters on Dec 6, 2017 Leave a comment

Education is still Peru’s Achilles’ Heel

According to international assessments, the low national budget, the meager management of deficient public schools compounded with poor infrastructure and unmotivated teachers are some of the leading causes of a  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 »

Peru’s lessons in the art of anti-government dissent
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Apr 28, 2017 Leave a comment

Peru’s lessons in the art of anti-government dissent

Art collectives and other activist groups in Peru have long been pioneers in developing innovative forms of protest featuring creative symbolism. March 22, International Fight for Water Day, saw 40 mud-covered  Full Article »

Peru’s greatest politico-socio-economic challenge
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 14, 2016 4 comments

Peru’s greatest politico-socio-economic challenge

The willingness and perceived legitimacy to use violence against the state is Peru’s cultural challenge of the generation. El Comercio’s editorial today titled “Made in Peru” highlights the increasingly common  Full Article »

Did Veronika Mendoza just test the waters of moderation?
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 27, 2016 Leave a comment

Did Veronika Mendoza just test the waters of moderation?

A Broad Front congresswoman’s unprecedented condemnation of Venezuela’s government may forecast a pivot from leftist leader Veronika Mendoza. “Condemnation” is almost too strong of a word for yesterday’s Facebook post  Full Article »