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Drag Queen Beauty Pageant Ends with Fight (VIDEO)

Drag Queen Beauty Pageant Ends with Fight (VIDEO)

A full out brawl erupted at the 2013 Miss Gay San Juan drag queen competition in Peru last week. After the wrong winner was reportedly announced, continue reading »

1,200-Year-Old Untouched Pre-Incan Royal Tomb Discovered in Peru

1,200-Year-Old Untouched Pre-Incan Royal Tomb Discovered in Peru

Peruvian archaeologists along with researchers from National Geographic have announced the unprecedented discovery of a 1,200-year-old undisturbed royal tomb believed to belong to the elusive Wari civilization. continue reading »

Most Popular Tourist Attractions According to TripAdvisor in Hispanic America

Most Popular Tourist Attractions According to TripAdvisor in Hispanic America

TripAdvisor users have voted for the top 25 landmarks in the world for 2013. The top Travelers' Choice landmark was located in Latin America and the 25th most popular was Siena Cathedral in Siena, Italy. continue reading »

Death Toll of Peruvian Bus Accident Climbs to 35

Death Toll of Peruvian Bus Accident Climbs to 35

The Peruvian Attorney General's Office confirmed Thursday that the death toll when a bus plunged into a river in the central jungle has risen to 35. continue reading »

Bus Plunges Into River Killing 30, 9 Still Missing in Peru

Bus Plunges Into River Killing 30, 9 Still Missing in Peru

At least 30 people died and nine are missing after a bus plunged into a river in Peru's central jungle province of Chanchamayo, local police said Wednesday. continue reading »

Lost Seabirds Get Help in Peru

Lost Seabirds Get Help in Peru

A number of seabirds reportedly find their way to the shores of Lima, Peru each year, but veterinarians and zoologists are worried these birds may have trouble getting back home. continue reading »

U.S., Peru Agree to Promote Growth of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

U.S., Peru Agree to Promote Growth of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

The week, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson and Foreign Minister Eda Rivas signed the U.S.-Peru Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Promoting Growth of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). continue reading »

Aerobics Routine by Peruvian Inmates Sets Guinness World Record

Aerobics Routine by Peruvian Inmates Sets Guinness World Record

Around 1,180 inmates at Lurigancho prison, Peru's largest, danced and exercised non-stop for three hours to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest group of people taking part in a "full body" aerobics workout routine. continue reading »

Peruvian Drug War Gets Assistance From U.S.

Peruvian Drug War Gets Assistance From U.S.

Peru's war on drugs will improve in quality and quantity thanks to the support of the United States, the Andean nation's leader, Ollanta Humala, said here Tuesday after a White House meeting with President Barack Obama. continue reading »

Shining Path Guerrilla Leader Sentenced to Life in Prison in Peru

Shining Path Guerrilla Leader Sentenced to Life in Prison in Peru

A court sentenced the last of Peru's original Shining Path guerrilla leaders, Florindo Flores Hala, known as "Comrade Artemio," to life in prison. continue reading »

No Pardon For Former Peru President Fujimoi Says Current President Humala

No Pardon For Former Peru President Fujimoi Says Current President Humala

Peruvian President Ollanta Humala denied Friday a humanitarian pardon for former head of state Alberto Fujimori on the recommendation of the panel that reviews such requests, the justice minister told a press conference. continue reading »

Justin Bieber to Tour in Latin America - Venezuela, Peru Not on List

Justin Bieber to Tour in Latin America - Venezuela, Peru Not on List

The dates and locations for Justin Bieber's upcoming "Believe" tour in Latin America were released this week, but it seems one country in particular was left off. According to the dates, the Biebs will not be making a stop in Venezuela, Peru, and Urugua continue reading »

Is This UFO Over Peru a Sign of Aliens? (VIDEO)

Is This UFO Over Peru a Sign of Aliens? (VIDEO)

A number of people near Lima, Peru have reported seeing an odd shape in the sky in recent weeks, prompting many to wonder if the UFO is a sign of alien visitors. continue reading »

Explorers Seeking Spanish Ships Sunk by Pirates in 1615 Near Peru

Explorers Seeking Spanish Ships Sunk by Pirates in 1615 Near Peru

A group of researchers headed by maritime historian Jorge Ortiz Sotelo is continuing the search for two Spanish vessels that went missing along the coast south of Lima in 1615. continue reading »

REPORT:  Check Out Which Latin American Countries Least “Gay Friendly”

REPORT:  Check Out Which Latin American Countries Least “Gay Friendly”

Spartacus International Gay Travel Index has come out with its listing of least ‘gay-friendly’ countries to travel to and several Latin American countries are at the top of that list. continue reading »