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Bodies of Peruvian Miners Finally Recovered 3 Months After Mine Collapse

Bodies of Peruvian Miners Finally Recovered 3 Months After Mine Collapse

The bodies of three miners who were trapped on March 1 in a cave-in near the Peruvian capital were recovered Tuesday by their relatives three months after authorities suspended the search for them due to the high risk of further mine collapses and toxic gases. continue reading »

U.S. and Central America Working to Protect Labor Rights of Immigrants Working Here

U.S. and Central America Working to Protect Labor Rights of Immigrants Working Here

The Labor Department on Monday signed cooperation agreements with Ecuador, Honduras, Peru and The Philippines to make known and protect the labor rights of immigrants from those countries who are working in the United States. continue reading »

Missing Helicopter Found in Andes, 14 Killed

Missing Helicopter Found in Andes, 14 Killed

Peruvian police on Saturday found the wreckage of a helicopter missing for four days in the Andes mountains and said there was no sign of survivors, officials told Efe. continue reading »

U.S. and Peru Extend Agreement to Protect Peruvian Heritage

U.S. and Peru Extend Agreement to Protect Peruvian Heritage

The Department of State announced on Friday the extension of the “Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Peru Concerning the Imposition of Import Restrictions on Archaeological Material from the Pre-Hispanic Cultures and Certain Ethnological Material from the Colonial Period of Peru” (MOU). continue reading »

Armed “Terrorist Criminals” Rob 18 Gas Company Workers in Peru

Armed “Terrorist Criminals” Rob 18 Gas Company Workers in Peru

An armed group briefly abducted 18 gas company workers in the southeastern region of Cuzco and stole equipment from them, the Peruvian military said. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Latin American Drinking Habits

INFOGRAPHIC: Latin American Drinking Habits

Costa Rica’s Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO), compiled a report regarding "Alcohol Drinking Patterns in Latin America." This study was based on nationwide surveys conducted in Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Dominican Republic and Venezuela. continue reading »

Explore Peruvian Cuisine and the Gastronomical Phenomenon in New Documentary (VIDEO)

Explore Peruvian Cuisine and the Gastronomical Phenomenon in New Documentary (VIDEO)

Peru is experiencing something almost unique in the world: chefs have become important change agents in a country whose society and culture are rapidly evolving in the 21st century. As a result, more than 80,000 young Peruvians are studying gastronomy, instead of becoming lawyers, doctors or even footballers, as they follow this new path towards economic and social development. continue reading »

Mick Jagger Tested as Peru’s Environmental Ambassador

Mick Jagger Tested as Peru’s Environmental Ambassador

Music legend Sir Mick Jagger has been drawn into a bitter row over an ‘illegal gas grab’ in the Peruvian Amazon. continue reading »

U.S. and Peru Hold Environment Meetings

U.S. and Peru Hold Environment Meetings

The Governments of the United States and Peru convened a series of environmental meetings related to the U.S. - Peru Trade Promotion Agreement (PTPA) from in Washington, D.C. continue reading »

Mexican Constriction Company To Acquire Majority Ownership of Peruvian Mining Services Firm

Mexican Constriction Company To Acquire Majority Ownership of Peruvian Mining Services Firm

Mexican construction company ICA said Wednesday it has signed a deal to acquire a 51 percent stake in Peru's San Martin Contratistas Generales, which provides construction services to the mining industry. continue reading »

1,000 Year Old Tomb Found with 80 Individuals in Peru, Many of Them Infants

1,000 Year Old Tomb Found with 80 Individuals in Peru, Many of Them Infants

The Pachacamac site in Peru has rendered another archealogical treasure with the discovery of a 1,000 year old tomb containing eighty individuals, many of them infants. continue reading »

Landmine on Chile-Peru Border Detonates, Kills 1

Landmine on Chile-Peru Border Detonates, Kills 1

A person was killed when they drove over an anti-tank mine in a remote area along the border between Chile and Peru, the Chilean army said. The identity and nationality of the victim, who was driving a vehicle belonging to a Peruvian taxi company, have not been released. continue reading »

Expanding Hispanic Population to Play Major Role in Texas Elections

Expanding Hispanic Population to Play Major Role in Texas Elections

While Latino organizations point to Texas as a state where election results will be determined by Hispanics, the two Democrats vying to represent El Paso in Congress say that what they believe most important are border issues, apart from any ethnic differences. continue reading »

Wilmer Valderrama Being Sued By Neighbor For “Too Much Noise”

Wilmer Valderrama Being Sued By Neighbor For “Too Much Noise”

Of all the neighbors in the world to live by, Wilmer Valderrama isn’t one person’s first choice, reports state. continue reading »

Jessica Sanchez Hopes to Follow in Beyonce’s Footsteps

Jessica Sanchez Hopes to Follow in Beyonce’s Footsteps

Jessica Sanchez, the 16-year-old runner-up in the latest season of "American Idol", told Efe on Friday that she wants of model her career on what Beyonce has done, and that she doesn't rule out singing in Spanish in the future. continue reading »