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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 »

Accused Murderer Joran van der Sloot to Wed in Peru Prison

Accused Murderer Joran van der Sloot to Wed in Peru Prison

Peruvian media is reporting that accused murdered Joran van der Sloot is engaged and is set to have a prison wedding to Leydi Figueroa Uceda. continue reading »

Animapocalypse Continues: Dead Dolphins, Sea Lions Found on Peru Beaches

Animapocalypse Continues: Dead Dolphins, Sea Lions Found on Peru Beaches

The "animapocalypse" continues, as a number of dead dolphins and sea lions have been found dead on the beaches of northern Peru. According to local reports, continue reading »

Peru’s Ex-President Fujimori Released From Hospital After Gastritis

Peru’s Ex-President Fujimori Released From Hospital After Gastritis

Imprisoned Peruvian ex-President Alberto Fujimori was released from a local hospital on Sunday after being diagnosed with acute gastritis. Fujimori, 74, had been hospitalized Friday night when he was found to be having problems digesting his food and after losing weight. continue reading »

Ex-President Fujimori Under Observation for Gastritis

Ex-President Fujimori Under Observation for Gastritis

The imprisoned ex-president of Peru, Alberto Fujimori, is under observation at a Lima clinic after being diagnosed with gastritis, his daughter Keiko said Saturday. continue reading »

Investment in Peru’s Mining Sector Jumps 23 Percent

Investment in Peru’s Mining Sector Jumps 23 Percent

Mining investment in Peru soared 23 percent in the first quarter to $1.92 billion, creating 211,748 direct jobs, the Energy and Mines Ministry said. continue reading »

Top 5 Most Beautiful World Heritage Sites in Latin America

Top 5 Most Beautiful World Heritage Sites in Latin America

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recognizes locations with special cultural or physical significance as World Heritage Sites. Currently, there are 962 sites listed worldwide and 130 can be found in Latin America. continue reading »

Peruvian Socialist Party Founder Dies, Age 65

Peruvian Socialist Party Founder Dies, Age 65

Peruvian leftist politician Javier Diez Canseco, a lawmaker and founder of the Peruvian Socialist Party, or PSP, has died of cancer, from which he had been suffering for several months, Congresswoman Rosa Mavila said. He was 65. continue reading »

Chilean Cult Leader Who Had Baby Sacrificed, Found Hanged in Peru

Chilean Cult Leader Who Had Baby Sacrificed, Found Hanged in Peru

Police in Colliguay, Chile were shocked to learn a three-day-old baby girl had been sacrificed by a cult, with approval from the mother, in a ritual this past November. continue reading »

UPDATE:  Peru Balloon Crash Survivors in Pacific Ocean for 9 Hours, 2 Remain Missing

UPDATE:  Peru Balloon Crash Survivors in Pacific Ocean for 9 Hours, 2 Remain Missing

Peru Naval officials have rescued five out of seven hot air balloon crash survivors in the Pacific Ocean. The pilot, who reportedly can not swim, and another passenger remain missing. continue reading »

Hot Air Balloon Missing in Peru with 6 Tourist Onboard

Hot Air Balloon Missing in Peru with 6 Tourist Onboard

The balloon with seven passengers on board, was lost in Cañete , 200 km south of Lima, it is believed it was swept away by a strong air current of air. The last communication with a hot air balloon was with the pilot who reported poor visibility due to heavy fog continue reading »

Lima Gathers Most “Cajon” Musicians to Break Guinness Record

Lima Gathers Most “Cajon” Musicians to Break Guinness Record

Over the weekend a record number of ‘cajon’ musicians gathered in Lima’s Playa Mayor to break a Guinness Record. continue reading »

Bus in Peru Plunges Down 650-Foot Ravine Killing 25

Bus in Peru Plunges Down 650-Foot Ravine Killing 25

In Latin America news another deadly bus accident is in the news. A bus plunged into a 650-foot ravine in a rural area of Peru leaving at least 25 dead. continue reading »

Nate Berkus Gets Engaged at Machu Picchu – Peru

Nate Berkus Gets Engaged at Machu Picchu – Peru

Interior designer and Oprah pal Nate Berkus chose the 15th century Inca citadel of Machu Picchu to propose to his boy friend of nearly 9 months, Jeremiah Brent. continue reading »

Peru Helicopter Crash Over Jungle Leaves 13 Dead

Peru Helicopter Crash Over Jungle Leaves 13 Dead

The 13 people who were traveling in a helicopter that crashed on the weekend in the jungle region of Loreto, in northeastern Peru, are dead, the French oil company Perenco confirmed Monday. continue reading »