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Leaving the house will have you jailed, and more things you need to know about the 2017 Census
Posted by Nic Waddell on Oct 18, 2017 Leave a comment

Leaving the house will have you jailed, and more things you need to know about the 2017 Census

The 2017 Peru Census will take place Sunday October 22. The mandatory survey, carried out by the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) is designed to collect information about  Full Article »

Lima citizens blame authorities for deadly fire and bus tragedy
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Jul 22, 2017 Leave a comment

Lima citizens blame authorities for deadly fire and bus tragedy

An Ipsos survey has revealed that the majority of Lima citizens believe the city government is responsible for two recent tragedies resulting in the deaths of 12 people. Almost 90%  Full Article »

Region threatens strike over Peru’s new Machu Picchu airport
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 31, 2017 1 comment

Region threatens strike over Peru’s new Machu Picchu airport

Residents in Peru’s southern state of Cusco have threatened protests which could affect Machu Picchu tourism over the government’s delay in starting construction of the Chinchero airport. Peru’s government under  Full Article »

Peru wins fifth consecutive tourism award for best food
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 6, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru wins fifth consecutive tourism award for best food

The World Travel Awards (WTA) have selected Peru as the World’s Leading Culinary Destination in 2016 for the fifth consecutive year. The “Oscars” of tourism have designated Peru as the  Full Article »

Peru: protest shuts down Machu Picchu tourism for two days
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 17, 2016 4 comments

Peru: protest shuts down Machu Picchu tourism for two days

A protest by hundreds of residents of a village below Machu Picchu in southern Peru blocked a key railroad, preventing thousands of tourists from visiting the Inca ruins. The Machupicchu  Full Article »

Fire kills four at Lima shopping mall ahead of APEC summit
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 16, 2016 1 comment

Fire kills four at Lima shopping mall ahead of APEC summit

Four people died in a fire Wednesday morning after being trapped in a theater during a fire in the Larcomar shopping mall in the Miraflores district of Lima, Peru. Three  Full Article »

Low-cost airline backed by Ryanair founders opens in Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 2, 2016 Leave a comment

Low-cost airline backed by Ryanair founders opens in Peru

VivaColombia, a low-cost airline launched by the Ryan family’s Irelandia Aviation, has opened a subsidiary in Peru called Viva Air. Launched in 2012, VivaColombia was Irelandia’s first foray into South  Full Article »

Tourist struck by lightning at Machu Picchu in Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 25, 2016 Leave a comment

Tourist struck by lightning at Machu Picchu in Peru

A Spanish tourist and a Peruvian national were struck by lightning while visiting the Inca ruins of Machu Picchu in Cusco on Monday. Spanish citizen Maria Mendez and her Peruvian  Full Article »

Historic church in Peru’s tourism capital destroyed in fire
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 16, 2016 1 comment

Historic church in Peru’s tourism capital destroyed in fire

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 »

Mistura 2016: Lima food festival’s ninth edition panned
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 15, 2016 Leave a comment

Mistura 2016: Lima food festival’s ninth edition panned

Mistura, Peru’s annual food festival held in Lima, has received sharp criticism for a perceived decline in quality and over-commercialization. While Mistura has not released its official attendance numbers, Semana  Full Article »