Articles by: Ellie Griffis

Former Lima Mayor Given Security After Two Muggings

Former Lima Mayor Given Security After Two Muggings

The Ministry of Interior today assigned a personal security detail for Lima’s former mayor, Susana Villarán, following two muggings in the past two weeks. Last night, Villaran was just leaving her office in a taxi that she had called for when a car intercepted the taxi and two men got […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Crime, Law & Justice, Lima, Politics

International Analysis: How I Helped India Conquer Polio –And The Lessons It Taught Me

Op-Ed by Deepak Kapur —The Mark News — Kapur has been at the helm of India’s campaign since 2001. When he started, he was told India was holding the world hostage, that the planet could not be polio-free until its second most populous nation had eliminated the disease. India is now […]

Chefs promote sustainable cooking at COP20

Chefs promote sustainable cooking at COP20

By Paula Dupraz-Dobias As negotiations at the United Nations climate change summit run into their last stretch after nearly two weeks of deliberations, top world leaders took a brief pit stop to savor food prepared sustainably, by two of the country’s top chefs. Gaston Acurio, world-renown for elevating the country’s […]

International Analysis: The Ukraine Political Crisis

Op-Ed by Dmitri Trenin — The Mark News — Mass protests have rocked Ukraine as the country’s president rejected a trade and cooperation agreement with the European Union last month. Dmitri Trenin, who served in the Russian army and diplomatic corps, argues that Ukraine has no choice but to make […]