Articles by: Andean Air Mail & PERUVIAN TIMES

Peru Declares 90-Day Alert Over Chikungunya Virus

September 23, 2014 11:33 am0 comments

Peru’s government has declared a 90-day national health emergency to provide authorities with tools to prevent an outbreak of the Chikungunya virus, daily Peru.21 reported. “The measure aims to allow the Health Ministry to take measures for prevention and prepare services,” Health Minister Midori de Habich said. The Supreme Decree, […]

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Chilling Exhibition Brings Results and Closure

September 22, 2014 12:42 pm0 comments

An exhibition of clothing opened today in Lima’s most densely populated district, San Juan de Lurigancho, at the SOS Children’s Village.  The event follows a week-long exhibit in downtown Lima, at the Ombudsman’s Office just around the corner from the Foreign Relations Ministry. The exhibition is for identification purposes —the clothing […]

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Peru Says No To Guantanamo Prisoners

September 19, 2014 12:46 pm2 comments

Peru has decided not to accept prisoners from the United States prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, Foreign Relations Minister Gonzalo Gutierrez said. “We think that the moment is not right for the country to participate in a program like this,” Gutierrez said in comments reported by daily Peru.21. Local […]

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Mistura Attendance Down from 2013

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Mistura Attendance Down from 2013

The annual Mistura food festival sold 321,000 tickets this year, a decline of 15% from 2013, as organizers blame road works for the lower attendance. The Peruvian Gastronomy Society, or APEGA, said that the 10 day festival held in Lima’s Magdalena del Mar district attracted a total of 420,000 people, […]

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International Analysis — Who owns your DNA?

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Op-Ed by Luigi Palombi — The Mark News The DNA double helix is naturally occurring. Every one of us has millions of them, and they are all unique to us. Francis Crick and James Watson discovered the DNA double helix in 1953. They didn’t patent it. They did, however, win […]

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Scottish independence — an historical view and a Peruvian perspective

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45% of Scots vote for separate nation. The “No”s have it but only by a whisker. By Paul Goulder —  Peruvian Times History Special This article looks at the historical roots of Scottish disillusion with the constitutional arrangement called the United Kingdom, composed of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland & Wales. […]

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