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Leader of Shining Path Captured in Peru

Leader of Shining Path Captured in Peru

A leader of one of the remnants of Peru's Shining Path guerrilla group has been captured, President Ollanta Humala said. continue reading »

Chimu-Incan Treasure Trove Found in Peru Contains Sacrificed Women

Chimu-Incan Treasure Trove Found in Peru Contains Sacrificed Women

Archaeologists in Peru are hailing the find of a tomb thought to belong to the Chimu culture, a people that were eventually conquered by the Incans. continue reading »

Peru Experienced 20 Earthquakes in November, 200 Annually

Peru Experienced 20 Earthquakes in November, 200 Annually

This week Peru experienced two earthquakes bringing the total to 20 earthquakes this South American country experienced in November. In July Peru experienced 30 earthquakes, the highest monthly total in 2013. The country averages 200 minor earthquakes a year; it will surely surpass that average this year. continue reading »

Talking Turkey in Peru

Talking Turkey in Peru

The holidays have arrived here in the U.S., and that means a lot of turkey has and will be served up in the coming weeks. The same holds true for a lot of nations, including Perú, which will consume two million turkeys during the holidays, its Agriculture Ministry said. continue reading »

Lima Peru’s Unpopular and Frustrating Municipal Elections

Lima Peru’s Unpopular and Frustrating Municipal Elections

The sun came out on election day in the La Molina region of Lima, Peru, and the people did too. Early returns from the unpopular municipal election suggest the PPC (Partido Popular Cristiano) has won the right to replace city council members ousted in a March recall which Lima Mayor Susana Villaran survived, as frustrated Lima residents took to the polls Sunday. continue reading »

Peruvian Authorities Stops Antiquities Smugglers at Airport

Peruvian Authorities Stops Antiquities Smugglers at Airport

The Peruvian Culture Ministry and customs officials said Friday that they recovered four pre-Columbian textiles hidden in baggage about to be loaded onto an international flight at Lima's Jorge Chavez International Airport. continue reading »

10 Best Restaurants in Latin America, the Caribbean

10 Best Restaurants in Latin America, the Caribbean

Celebrating the world’s “101 Best” has become a tradition at The Daily Meal. Having went through an extensive research process to scout out restaurants all over Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean, compiling a list of finalists from which our 101 best were selected, with the help of an esteemed group of panelists. continue reading »

Peruvian Foreign Minister Touts Country as Attractive Investment Destination

Peruvian Foreign Minister Touts Country as Attractive Investment Destination

Foreign Minister Eda Rivas hailed Peru's improved image abroad during a forum organized here Wednesday by Agencia Efe, touting the stability her country offers investors and its strong relations with its neighbors and other regions of the world. continue reading »

Europe Changes Visa Requirements for Peruvians, Colombians

Europe Changes Visa Requirements for Peruvians, Colombians

The elimination of Europe's visa requirements for Peruvians and Colombians will not cause a "stampede" of Peruvians seeking jobs, but it will create an opportunity for to learn about other realities, Peru's foreign minister, Eda Rivas, said Wednesday at a forum organized by Agencia Efe. continue reading »

Why is Peru so Mad at Anderson Cooper?

Why is Peru so Mad at Anderson Cooper?

If you were in Peru reading any of the dailies you would think there were no more wars or world hunger, because all you would read about is the audacity of CNN’s Anderson Cooper. continue reading »

It’s Official Pisco is Peruvian

It’s Official Pisco is Peruvian

PIsco is Peruvian! Assertion made by the European Commission (EC) and announced by Peru's Foreign Ministry this week regarding the alcoholic beverage often associated with the South American country. continue reading »

Peruvian Archaeologists Uncover New Finds at Caral

Peruvian Archaeologists Uncover New Finds at Caral

The city of Caral, considered the oldest in the Americas, celebrates the 19th anniversary of its discovery in Peru with new finds among its urban remains, even as studies continue to indicate that climate change ended this civilization that existed more than 5,000 years ago. continue reading »

1,000 Year-Old Dog Skeletons Found in Lima, Peru

1,000 Year-Old Dog Skeletons Found in Lima, Peru

Peruvian archaeologists have uncovered remains of over 100 dogs thought to be 1,000 years old in the ancient ruins of Parque de las Leyendas in Lima, Peru. continue reading »

3,000 Year Old Ruin Discovered in Northern Peru

3,000 Year Old Ruin Discovered in Northern Peru

A religious center more than 3,000 years old from the pre-Incan Chavin culture has been discovered by Peruvian researchers in the Congona archaeological zone in northern Peru's Lambayeque region, archaeologist Walter Alva said Thursday. continue reading »

Counterfeit Capital of the World Peru Seizes More than $4 Million in Fake Currency Headed to U.S.

Counterfeit Capital of the World Peru Seizes More than $4 Million in Fake Currency Headed to U.S.

Peruvian police on Tuesday arrested a man who planned to travel to the United States with more than $4 million in counterfeit greenbacks and euros. continue reading »