Articles by: Andean Air Mail & PERUVIAN TIMES

Peru Economy Shows Signs of Recovery

April 15, 2014 11:03 pm0 comments

Peru’s economy showed signs of a recovery in February, as the gross domestic product expanded 5.72 percent compared to the year-earlier month. Growth in February surpassed expectations from economists polled by news agency Reuters, which had expected growth of about 4.9 percent, according to financial daily Gestion. February’s posting was […]

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U.S. Supports Arrest of Movadef Members

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The United States government saluted Peru on its arrest of almost 30 members of a political group that had close ties to the Shining Path rebels. In a statement, the U.S. State Department said it “congratulates the Government of Peru for last week’s arrests of at least 28 leaders and […]

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Manila’s Partial Case

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By Shen Dingli — The Mark News — China is now facing challenges to its maritime claims. The Philippines has just filed a lawsuit to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea against China over a dispute concerning its fishing rights in the South China Sea. Manila considers […]

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Victims of Internal Conflict Found in Mass Graves

April 14, 2014 10:18 pm0 comments

Mass graves of individuals killed during Peru’s violent internal conflict against leftist rebels have been uncovered near a native community in the Amazon region, according to RPP Noticias. RPP reported that 15 mass graves were found in an area near the native community of Mapotoa, which is located in the […]

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Same-Sex Civil Union Supporters March in Lima

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Same-Sex Civil Union Supporters March in Lima

Thousands of people took to the streets of downtown Lima on Saturday during a demonstration to voice their support for same-sex civil union. “The March for Equality,” as it was known, included politicians, artists and other well-known individuals who are backing legislation in support of gay and lesbian couples. Photos […]

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National Geographic Museum Showcases Pre-Inca Craftmanship

April 11, 2014 12:27 pm0 comments
National Geographic Museum Showcases Pre-Inca Craftmanship

The National Geographic Museum in Washington D.C. has opened an exhibition showcasing the craftsmanship in gold and silver of Peru’s pre-Inca civilizations. The exhibit,  Peruvian Gold: Ancient Treasures Unearthed, is described as a “journey through civilizations from 1250 B.C. to A.D. 1450, learning through the ceremonial gold, silver, ceramics, and […]

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