Stories about Peru from August, 2014
Lima is famous for its cuisine and Republican, colonial-style historic center, but not so much for its archeological history. A group of activists are working to change that.
Although fishing is a risky activity for those whose livelihoods depend on the water, other forces present a more dramatic and far-reaching threat to small-scale fishing in the Global South.
It follows a successful pilot program in Colombia, where a team of women wearing "tight trousers, miniskirts and low-cut tops" has caught 129 men this year.
"It is harder to maintain the balance of freedom than it is to endure the weight of tyranny," said Simón Bolívar, known as the "Liberator" of many South American countries.
Social unrest and protests are what apparently characterise World Cups that are hosted in Latin America.
Quechua does not enjoy much official support in Peru, its country of origin, but new generations are using technology to learn and disseminate the languages belonging to this family.