Articles by: Andean Air Mail & PERUVIAN TIMES

Gaston to Leave Flagship Astrid & Gaston Restaurant for New Ventures

August 27, 2014 10:23 pm0 comments
Gaston to Leave Flagship Astrid & Gaston Restaurant for New Ventures

Celebrity chef Gaston Acurio has announced that he will be retiring from managing his flagship restaurant, Astrid y Gaston. Gaston, a 46-year-old chef, founded the Lima restaurant two decades ago with his wife, German-born Astrid Gutsche, a pastry chef and chocolatier. Astrid y Gaston ranks not only as one of the […]

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Humala’s Cabinet Squeeks By With Deciding Vote

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Humala’s Cabinet Squeeks By With Deciding Vote

Peru’s Congress narrowly voted in favor of President Ollanta Humala’s new cabinet on Tuesday, as political opponents continue to call for the resignation of some key ministers. In the third Congressional vote since last week, lawmakers approved the cabinet, led by Premier Ana Jara, with 55 votes in favor, 54 […]

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Enrique Zileri, Caretas Magazine Publisher, Dies at 83

August 26, 2014 1:10 am0 comments
Enrique Zileri, Caretas Magazine Publisher, Dies at 83

Enrique Zileri, publisher and long-time editor of Peru’s leading news magazine Caretas, passed away early Monday.  A well-known defender of press freedom and a tireless investigator of corruption, he was 83 years old. Zileri led Caretas, which was co-founded by his mother Doris Gibson with Francisco Igartua in 1950, over several decades.  The […]

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International Analysis: Hard Times Ahead for Iraq’s Yazidis

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Op-Ed by Christine Allison — The Mark News— In Nineveh Province, in northern Iraq, an extinction event unfolds. The delicate latticework of religious communities that have co-existed for centuries has been smashed by the bludgeon of the Islamic State, which unexpectedly took Mosul in June, and in August opened battle […]

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Congress to Meet Tuesday to Vote Again on New Cabinet

August 25, 2014 9:01 pm0 comments

Peru’s Congress is to meet again on Tuesday morning to vote on the motion to approve the appointment of Premier Ana Jara and the other members of President Ollanta Humala’s cabinet. Lawmakers have already held two votes, on Friday, but have not yet given the cabinet a green light since opposition politicians […]

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International Analysis: Should Japan Restart its Nuclear Reactors?

August 22, 2014 1:27 pm1 comment

Op-Ed by Arnie Gundersen — The Mark News Only luck and real courage at 14 nuclear reactors on Japan’s Pacific coast overcame the technical failures of nuclear power and prevented the nation from being destroyed by radiation. The untold story of March 11, 2011 is how close Japan came to […]

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