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Reading, Writing and Reproduction: Danish Sex Education Includes Lessons on Fertility

Op-Ed by Josephine Obel —The Mark News— It has gained global attention that sex education in Denmark will now focus on fertility as well as avoiding unwanted pregnancies. The background for this change is that 25 percent of couples wishing to have a baby do not achieve pregnancy within the […]

Full Auto Pilot: Is It Really Necessary to Have a Human In The Cockpit?

Op-Ed by Mary Cummings and Alexander Stimpson — The Mark News — The recent Germanwings disaster has once again reminded us that human pilots are not always failsafe. One only has to look back as far as 2012 to find examples of unruly pilots being subdued by passengers, and of course […]

Chinese Nobel Laureate Mo Yan to Visit Lima

Chinese Nobel Laureate Mo Yan to Visit Lima

Chinese Nobel laureate Mo Yan will be in Lima later this week and is to give a talk at San Marcos University on May 23* in the afternoon. A prolific novelist and short story writer, Mo Yan was awarded the Nobel prize for Literature in 2012.   In 2011, then-chairman of the […]

Magistrates Council Removes Attorney General from Office

Magistrates Council Removes Attorney General from Office

Attorney General Carlos Ramos Heredia was removed from his post this week, in an unprecedented move by Peru’s National Council of Magistrates. The council voted to sack Ramos Heredia following an investigation into his ties with disgraced former Ancash regional president Cesar Alvarez, who is accused of running a large […]