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Jennifer Lopez in Peru for Her Talent TV Show “Q’Viva! The Chosen”

Jennifer Lopez in Peru for Her Talent TV Show “Q’Viva! The Chosen”

Singer Jennifer Lopez arrived in Lima on the weekend to tape part of her television program "Q'Viva! The Chosen," which she is producing with her ex-husband, salsa singer Marc Anthony, and which seeks to discover Latino musical talent. continue reading »

1 Dead, 20 Injured in Protest Against Peru Prison Expansion

1 Dead, 20 Injured in Protest Against Peru Prison Expansion

Clashes between Peruvian police and protesters opposed to the expansion of a prison south of this capital left one dead and 20 injured, local media reported. continue reading »

U.S. Billionaire Ira Rennert is Latin America’s Biggest Polluter

U.S. Billionaire Ira Rennert is Latin America’s Biggest Polluter

A call from an archbishop in Peru sent a public health expert to test the area surrounding La Orayo, a factory town in the Andes mountains of Peru. The expert’s findings were frightening and have since gotten the owner of the nearby refinery in hot water. continue reading »

Infamous Murder Suspect Joran Van Der Sloot Sues Perú Govt, Vicitm’s Dad

Infamous Murder Suspect Joran Van Der Sloot Sues Perú Govt, Vicitm’s Dad

Murder suspect Joran Van Der Sloot claims his human rights were violated when the Chilean government extradited him to Perú. He seeks $10M. continue reading »

Mexico’s Mariachi Music Deemed One of the World’s Cultural Treasures

Mexico’s Mariachi Music Deemed One of the World’s Cultural Treasures

Twelve elements, ranging from rice planting rituals in Japan to Mexico''s mariachi music to a horseback-riding tradition in France, were added to the United Nations-backed list of the continue reading »

Watch Out for Water in Huarmey, Peru – It Might Make You Gay Says Mayor

Watch Out for Water in Huarmey, Peru – It Might Make You Gay Says Mayor

If you were worried about drinking the water in Peru when traveling there, this might give you real pause. The Mayor in the small town of Huarmey, Peru is claiming the abundance of strontium continue reading »

Peru to Make $20.5 Billion Infrastructure Investment over 5 Years

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Your backstage pass to HS-News showcase of emerging and established Latino musical talent. Introducing This Week From Perú: Uchpa continue reading »

‘Not Vagina, Not Boobs, Just Women Demanding Rights’ Says Lima’s Slut Walk Marchers

‘Not Vagina, Not Boobs, Just Women Demanding Rights’ Says Lima’s Slut Walk Marchers

On the signs they carried were phrases like "we all have a little bit of slut in us...treating women badly doesn't make you more of a man...look but don't touch..." continue reading »

Amazon Rainforest Fighting for Spot As New Natural Wonder of the World

Peru Will Create 2 Million Jobs for Country’s Poorest

Peruvian Crime Victim Survives Several Hours With Knife Stuck in Chest (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Peruvian Crime Victim Survives Several Hours With Knife Stuck in Chest (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

A Perúvian man was left for dead by muggers, but managed to get to the hospital and survive over 12 hours with a knife stuck in his chest. (GRAPHIC VIDEO) continue reading »

Peru Fires Top Indigenous Rights Official After She Blocks Gas Project

Peru Fires Top Indigenous Rights Official After She Blocks Gas Project

Peru has fired its top indigenous affairs official after she reversed an ‘illegal’ decision to allow Argentine gas giant Pluspetrol to enter land inhabited by uncontacted tribes. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS 6.9 Earthquake Rattles Lima, Perú

BREAKING NEWS 6.9 Earthquake Rattles Lima, Perú

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 was felt in the Peruvian cities of Lima and Arequipa, and across the coastal regions near the city of Ica. The quake’s epicenter was located 31 miles south of the coastal city Ica, some 178 miles away from Lima. No Tsunami alerts have been issued. continue reading »

World Bank Offers Peru $3 Billion in Loans for Anti-Poverty Initiatives