Archaeologists excavating in Peru’s largest pre-Columbian city, Chan Chan, uncover a rare wooden sculpture depicting a woman, which may redefine our understanding of the role of women in ancient Peru.
Peru’s central bank has issued a coin honoring 19th-century war hero Francisco Bolognesi, who was killed by Chilean invaders in 1880 during the War of the Pacific. The bank will Full Article »
Peru’s central bank has issued a new sol coin featuring Tacna’s Parabolic Arch as the final edition of its Wealth and Pride series of collectors’ coins. The bank issued 12 Full Article »
The San Sebastian Temple in Cusco was almost completely destroyed in a fire early Friday morning. Firefighters were called to the 16th century church in Cusco’s San Sebastian district near Full Article »
A court in Peru sentenced 16 former soldiers for the 1985 massacre of 69 people in Ayacucho during the armed conflict with the Shining Path. The sentences ranging from 10 Full Article »
“When Two Worlds Collide,” a documentary about the “Baguazo” conflict which left 33 people dead, opened in theaters in the United States on Wednesday. The Sundance award-winning documentary showcases the Full Article »