Articles by: Andean Air Mail & PERUVIAN TIMES

A Helping Hand

A Helping Hand

By The Culture & Disaster Action Network — The Mark News —  When it comes to disaster-recovery efforts, the pillar of culture is often missing from aid planning. Investing in what the community wants and empowering local involvement could make aid more efficient and effective. The world is drowning in […]

Humalas in 18-Month Custody, Judge Deems Flight Risk

Humalas in 18-Month Custody, Judge Deems Flight Risk

Former President Ollanta Humala and his wife Nadine Heredia were sent to prison on Friday afternoon, to serve an 18-month preventive imprisonment term while investigations continue into allegations of corruption and money laundering.  Investigations have been ongoing for at least two years and are likely to continue for at least […]

Digital Reconstruction Reveals Face and Body of Ancient Peruvian High Priestess

Digital Reconstruction Reveals Face and Body of Ancient Peruvian High Priestess

More than 1,700 years after her lavishly garbed, mummified body was ceremonially buried by the Moche in a royal tomb on Peru’s northern coast,  officials on Tuesday revealed to the world a forensic recreation of the High Priestess of the Huaca Cao.

Selfie stick ban among several new prohibitions at Machu Picchu

Selfie stick ban among several new prohibitions at Machu Picchu

By Rick Vecchio ✐  Peruvian Times Contributing Editor ☄ Those ubiquitous snapshots visitors take of themselves at the iconic Inca sanctuary of Machu Picchu are going to have to be snapped at arms length under the new regulations being implemented. Selfie sticks are now officially banned.