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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

Fireworks Blasts Kills 16 in Peru

Fireworks Blasts Kills 16 in Peru

Peruvian authorities say two unrelated explosions involving fireworks have killed at least 16 people. Police say a vehicle packed with confiscated fireworks exploded in front of a police station in the southern highlands town of Julia, killing four officers and injuring nearly two dozen others Thursday. continue reading »

This is No Run of The Bulls. This is What Bieber-Fever Looks Like in Perú (VIDEO)

This is No Run of The Bulls. This is What Bieber-Fever Looks Like in Perú (VIDEO)

Watch as Peruvian fans of Justin Bieber sprint behind his car hooting, screaming, and taunting in the same fashion as crowds do to bulls in Pamplona. continue reading »

Microfinancing Rising in Latin America and the Caribbean, Sparked by Economic Growth

Microfinancing Rising in Latin America and the Caribbean, Sparked by Economic Growth

Lending by microfinance institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean grew at its fastest pace in four years as stronger economic growth fueled demand for credit among low-income families and microentrepreneurs in the region. continue reading »

Perú Declares Mick Jagger “Environmental Ambassador”

Perú Declares Mick Jagger “Environmental Ambassador”

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger has been declared Ambassador of Tourism and Environment Defender in Madre De Dios, Perú. continue reading »