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Trade Pact with Peru Rejected by Mexico

Trade Pact with Peru Rejected by Mexico

The Mexican Senate's Trade and Industrial Development Committee has voted down a bilateral trade treaty with Peru. The panel rejected the trade accord by a vote of 7-5 with the argument that continue reading »

Yale Returns Machu Picchu Relics Excavated in 1911 Back to Perú

Yale Returns Machu Picchu Relics Excavated in 1911 Back to Perú

177 skeletons will arrive to a Machu Picchu Museum later on today, as part of the second shipment of relics that Yale University is returning to Peru. continue reading »

iTunes Store Opens in Latin America

iTunes Store Opens in Latin America

Yesterday, Latin American iTunes Store users could only download apps for their Apple devices; today, they can purchase music, movies, TV shows and more! At midnight this morning, the iTune continue reading »

Peru to Spend $25 Million on Early Education Projects

Peru to Spend $25 Million on Early Education Projects

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a loan to Peru for $25 million for an early education project that will foster safe schools continue reading »

Marc Anthony Threatens to Quit “Q’Viva” After Fight With J Lo

Marc Anthony Threatens to Quit “Q’Viva” After Fight With J Lo

Marc Anthony refused to travel to Perú and Chile to host “Q’Viva” with Jlo, after the former couple querreled about Jlo’s new flame, Casper Smart. continue reading »

Calle 13 Booed In Perú After Confrontation With the Audience (VIDEO)

Calle 13 Booed In Perú After Confrontation With the Audience (VIDEO)

After arriving at 2 am to a show scheduled for 9 pm, Calle 13 leader René “Residente” Pérez confronted the Peruvian crowd with a litany of political excuses. continue reading »

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 »