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Stories about Peru
19 March 2017
Since early March, several cities in Peru have struggled with a seemingly endless wave of heavy rains, floods, landslides, road closures, and lately school closures.
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6 October 2016
Its name doesn't matter, it's an essential ingredient for confectionery. So much that alfajores are unimaginable without a spoonful of this sweet made out of milk.
23 August 2016
A strong earthquake shook the Peruvian province of Arequipa in mid-August, killing at least four people and leaving hundreds without a home.
"The rarest Pokémons are found in avenues outside downtown though, so we drive without distractions while the user catches them."
6 August 2016
The parade has taken place in many different settings. It now takes place in centric Brasil Avenue, with some spectators arriving before sunrise to ensure they get seats.
16 July 2016
Machu Picchu returns to the headlines with the discovery of rock paintings about 100 yards away from the very well-known tourist destination.
6 July 2016
Emblematic Chilean songwriter Víctor Jara, killed after the 1973 military coup in Chile, returns to the headlines after a US federal court's verdict. Global Voices remembers his visit to Peru.
23 June 2016
For a Short Time, Documentary ‘Humano’ Is Free to Watch Online in Celebration of the Incan Sun Festival
"Humano" follows the quest of a young man in search of answers about the human condition in the Peruvian Andes.
16 June 2016
Climate Change Threatens Qoyllur Riti, a Festival That Mixes Catholic and Indigenous Beliefs in Peru
The Peruvian celebration of Qoyllur Riti shows the religious syncretism typical of the region, but it's being threatened by climate change.
10 June 2016
Researchers Around the World Are Learning From Indigenous Communities. Here’s Why That’s a Good Thing.
“The hardest thing is to sit in a room with scientists who think they’ve discovered something, but their scientific discovery just confirms what our oral histories have talked about forever.”
4 June 2016
Days before presidential elections in Peru, a report revealed the DEA would be investigating the Secretary General of Fuerza Popular, the political party of candidate Keiko Fujimori, for money laundering.
In the middle of the presidential runoff campaign in Peru, cyber armies from both sides face off in a merciless battle online... and it appears Fujitrolls are in the lead.
30 May 2016
The tours, which take place in Miraflores and Arequipa, are dedicated to Vargas Llosa, whose works include the novels Conversation in the Cathedral and Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter.
24 May 2016
The legal case of Santa Clara Uchunya against the Pucallpa Plantations is emblematic because its outcome will have far-reaching consequences for the future of the region and its indigenous peoples.
23 May 2016
The Arkana Alliance: An Organization that Builds Bridges with the Shipibo Communities of Ucayali in Peru
Meet the Arkana Alliance, an organization that is working in the Peruvian Amazon to empower the Shipibo people and help them preserve their environment.
20 May 2016
For the first time, Aymara speakers will be able to enjoy in their native tongue Saint-Exupéry's book "The Little Prince", the story of a pilot and a mysterious boy.