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Amazing Vintage Photographs Documented Inca Culture And Life In Peruvian Andes, Captured By Martin Chambi In The Early 20th Century

Amazing Vintage Photographs Documented Inca Culture And Life In Peruvian Andes, Captured By Martin Chambi In The Early 20th Century

Martin Chambi was among the first photographers of the Peruvian Andes and became the leading portrait painter in Cuzco, opened...

Peru’s startup scene is ready for more

A surge in funding for Latin American startups is having an effect on companies in the region’s smaller markets.
Peru: why a fundamentalist sect became an unexpected winner in elections

Peru: why a fundamentalist sect became an unexpected winner in elections

Political party of Los Israelitas wins second largest share in new congress, and prompts concern over their fundamentalist viewsIn a country that takes pride in its colourful folklore, Los Israelitas
Peru’s Vote for a New Congress Could Shape the President’s Legacy

Peru’s Vote for a New Congress Could Shape the President’s Legacy

After suspending the country’s Congress last fall, new legislative elections could give Martín Vizcarra the support he needs to confront corruption—or lead to renewed political gridlock.
Scandal overshadows Peru election's focus on gender equality

Scandal overshadows Peru election's focus on gender equality

Allegations of domestic violence and marital infidelity have bogged down one of the most diverse partiesScandals involving domestic violence and marital infidelity have overshadowed the campaign to
X-rays reveal the faded colors of a 1,300-year-old Inca idol

X-rays reveal the faded colors of a 1,300-year-old Inca idol

The idol was revered at Pachacamac for 700 years before Spanish conquest.
Tourists deported for crapping in Macchu Picchu and damaging the stonework

Tourists deported for crapping in Macchu Picchu and damaging the stonework

Peruvian police are deporting five tourists from Chile, Brazil, France and Argentina for allegedly sneaking into the Macchu Picchu citadel, defacating among the Incan ruins and breaking the stonework
Peru Deports 5 Tourists Accused of Damaging Machu Picchu Temple

Peru Deports 5 Tourists Accused of Damaging Machu Picchu Temple

A sixth man will appear in court after the group caused a piece of a stone wall to fall and crack the floor, the authorities said.
Peru Deports 5 Tourists Accused of Damaging Machu Picchu Temple

Peru Deports 5 Tourists Accused of Damaging Machu Picchu Temple

A sixth man will appear in court after the group caused a piece of a stone wall to fall and crack the floor, the authorities said.
Peru Deports 5 Tourists Accused of Damaging Machu Picchu Temple

Peru Deports 5 Tourists Accused of Damaging Machu Picchu Temple

A sixth man will appear in court after the group caused a piece of a stone wall to fall and crack the floor, the authorities said.
Tourists to be deported over alleged damage, defecation at Machu Picchu

Tourists to be deported over alleged damage, defecation at Machu Picchu

Peruvian police say five tourists will be deported and one charged after a rock was knocked from the Temple of the SunPeruvian police say they will deport five tourists and prosecute another after
Please Don't Poop in a Sacred Temple at Machu Picchu

Please Don't Poop in a Sacred Temple at Machu Picchu

Six tourists were arrested after authorities found feces inside the UNESCO World Heritage Site's Temple of the Sun.
The biggest, yet invisible, public health challenge in India

The biggest, yet invisible, public health challenge in India

The problem, though, is not lack of food.

Pachama launches to support global reforestation through carbon markets

The world’s forests are ablaze, under threat from illegal logging and disappearing due to the less dramatic environmental degradation wrought by drought and other signs of climate change. It’s part of
The survivors – premature babies then and now

The survivors – premature babies then and now

Families tell how advances in healthcare and nutrition are helping to cut infant mortality rates Continue reading...
20 Places You Should Visit in 2020

20 Places You Should Visit in 2020

2019 is now officially over, thank goodness, and since this is the start of the New Year I thought I would share some of my top travel picks for 2020. Some are obvious choices, others a little more
2019: year of unrest in the Americas – in pictures

2019: year of unrest in the Americas – in pictures

Wave of protests and violence against austerity measures and political corruption swept Bolivia, Venezuela, Chile and other Latin American countries Continue reading...
Every McDonald's in Peru closes amid protests at death of two workers

Every McDonald's in Peru closes amid protests at death of two workers

Chain to close all its restaurants for two days of mourning after deaths lead to protests over workplace safetyThe death by electrocution of two young employees at a McDonald’s restaurant in Lima has
McDonald’s Closes Temporarily in Peru After Death of Teens

McDonald’s Closes Temporarily in Peru After Death of Teens

The workers were electrocuted by a loose cable over the weekend, raising questions about labor conditions at the franchise.
Latin American Church Calls for ‘Incisive’ Action Against Climate Change

Latin American Church Calls for ‘Incisive’ Action Against Climate Change

The president of the Latin-American Catholic Bishops’ Conference (CELAM) said that Europeans need to leave behind a “poetic” understanding of climate change to begin combating it effectively.