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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 »

Gold Mining, Deforestation Ruining Jungles of Peru

Gold Mining, Deforestation Ruining Jungles of Peru

The annual deforestation rate in Madre de Dios, a region in the Peruvian Amazon, has tripled since 2008 due to the rapid expansion of illegal gold mines started in response continue reading »

Southern Peru Hit by Mudslide, 3 Dead

Southern Peru Hit by Mudslide, 3 Dead

Three workers were killed by a mudslide on a hill in the southern Peruvian region of Cuzco this weekend, the official Andina news agency reported. continue reading »

Peru to Take Action Against Dolphin Slaughterers

Peru to Take Action Against Dolphin Slaughterers

Only a few "bad individuals" are involved in the slaughter of dolphins documented by an environmental group that alleged that up to 15,000 of the marine mammals are being killed for their meat each year in Peru, Deputy Fishing Minister Paul Phumpiu said. continue reading »

Environmental Group Says Thousands of Dolphins Slaughtered in Peru

Environmental Group Says Thousands of Dolphins Slaughtered in Peru

Fishermen may be slaughtering up to 15,000 dolphins annually in Peru's waters, using the marine mammals' fat and meat as bait for sharks, whose fins are prized in Asia, the Mundo Azul environmental group said. continue reading »

Anti-Terrorist Operation Leaves 1 Dead, 4 Wounded in Peru

Anti-Terrorist Operation Leaves 1 Dead, 4 Wounded in Peru

One civilian died and four others were wounded in a military anti-terrorist operation conducted in Peru's main coca-growing valley, the Joint Armed Forces Command, or CCFFAA, said in a communique made public on Thursday. continue reading »

Peruvian Bus Plunges Into Ravine, Killing 52

Peruvian Bus Plunges Into Ravine, Killing 52

At least 52 people died when a bus full of passengers plunged into a ravine in the southern Peruvian region of Cuzco, local authorities said Saturday. continue reading »