Articles by: Alan La Rue

Ombudsman Calls for Agency to Indentify Disappeared during Terrorism Years

Ombudsman Calls for Agency to Indentify Disappeared during Terrorism Years

Peru’s ombudsman has called for the government to create an agency responsible for finding those who were reported missing during the country’s internal conflict in the 1980s and 1990s, state news agency Andina reported. Eduardo Vega, the head of the Defensoria del Pueblo, said that finding the individuals is a […]

Peru’s Public Investments up 20 Percent So Far This Year

Peru’s Public Investments up 20 Percent So Far This Year

Peru’s public-sector investments have increased 20 percent so far this year, to reach almost 30 billion soles ($10.8 billion), Economy and Finance Minister Luis Miguel Castilla said. The investments are aimed at increasing the state’s presence in isolated regions, Castilla said in comments reported by state newspaper El Peruano. Castilla […]

by · July 15, 2013 · 0 comments · Politics

Climate change: intense cold front has killed 20,000 alpaca in Puno so far this year

Climate change continues to wreck havoc in Peru’s southern Altiplano, where the arrival of freezing temperatures since March — almost three months earlier than usual — have killed at least 20,000 alpaca, reported Peru’s National Agriculture and Sanitation Service, or Senasa. Since January, approximately 20,000 alpaca – a number that still […]

Famed “BODIES… The Exhibition” in Lima  through September

Famed “BODIES… The Exhibition” in Lima through September

The breathtaking and fascinating “BODIES…The Exhibition” – a phenomenal exhibit of the amazing and complex machine we call the human body – will be open at Lima’s Plaza Camacho until September 5. The exhibition, which features real human specimens that have been preserved against decay, allows people access to sights […]

by · June 26, 2009 · Comments are Disabled · Arts/Culture, Health Care