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‘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 »

800kg of cocaine found in Lima drug bust
Posted by Frances Jenner on Apr 5, 2018 Leave a comment

800kg of cocaine found in Lima drug bust

This post was updated at 3:00 p.m. The Ministry of the Interior released a statement that nine people were detained, four Peruvians and five Colombians, and their names have been  Full Article »

March against corruption calls for a general election before Vizcarra is sworn in
Posted by Frances Jenner on Mar 23, 2018 Leave a comment

March against corruption calls for a general election before Vizcarra is sworn in

Hundreds of people gathered Thursday evening in Plaza San Martin to protest against Peru’s unraveling political situation.  El Comercio warned that two bus services had been diverted and various bus stops  Full Article »

‘Blasphemous’ art installation celebrates the LGBT community
Posted by Frances Jenner on Feb 28, 2018 Leave a comment

‘Blasphemous’ art installation celebrates the LGBT community

A controversial new art exhibition opened in Lima at the beginning of February, and is making waves in the traditionally Catholic Peru. Juan Jose Barboza-Gubo and Andrew Mroczek, Peruvian and  Full Article »

Posted by Kwinten Wouters on Jan 19, 2018 1 comment

Building houses from rubble

Saying that Peru is a country highly vulnerable to natural disasters is an understatement. Just this Sunday, an earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hit the Arequipa region, leaving 2 dead, many  Full Article »

Fierce protests in Lima continue following pardoning of former president Fujimori
Posted by Mathew Di Salvo on Jan 2, 2018 Leave a comment

Fierce protests in Lima continue following pardoning of former president Fujimori

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Lima on Thursday to protest the president’s pardoning of former president Alberto Fujimori.

2-0 Victory sends Peru to World Cup for the first time in 35 years
Posted by Peter Andringa on Nov 16, 2017 Leave a comment

2-0 Victory sends Peru to World Cup for the first time in 35 years

With a 2-0 victory over New Zealand last night, Peru became the final team to punch their ticket to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Meet the first Venezuelan neighborhood in Lima
Posted by Jess Rapp on Nov 8, 2017 Leave a comment

Meet the first Venezuelan neighborhood in Lima

San Juan de Lurigancho has become the first Venezuelan neighborhood in Lima.

Peruvian tri-lingual radio broadcast helps combat human trafficking
Posted by Omar Elorfaly on Oct 11, 2017 Leave a comment

Peruvian tri-lingual radio broadcast helps combat human trafficking

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Peru has launched a radio program to help combat human trafficking. The program, called #QueNoTeEncuentren (So they don’t find you) is aired in three  Full Article »

Efforts to clean up Lima Sea stifled by more garbage
Posted by Nic Waddell on Oct 11, 2017 Leave a comment

Efforts to clean up Lima Sea stifled by more garbage

Water supply company Sedapal is experiencing a few issues in trying to clean up the Lima Sea off the west coast of Peru – including unsatisfactory garbage disposal, and encountering  Full Article »