Articles by: Andean Air Mail & PERUVIAN TIMES

Tourists Deported for Graffiti in Cusco

Tourists Deported for Graffiti in Cusco

Peru’s Immigration office deported four tourists this week, on charges of acts against “public and internal order.” The tourists —from Uruguay and Argentina— were caught painting graffiti on an adobe wall in the Tricentenario square in Cusco. Although the graffiti was painted on a “non historical” wall that is covered […]

The Restoration Revolution

The Restoration Revolution

By Felipe Calderon Hinojosa — The Mark News — By one measure, there are two billion hectares of degraded land around the globe. Restoring it to arable conditions not only could help put food on the table, it could create twice as many jobs as smokestack industries. The tension between […]

A New Hope for Water Security

A New Hope for Water Security

By Zafar Adeel — The Mark News — Mobilizing global partnerships between national governments supported by the United Nations, aid agencies and development banks is the game-changer needed to achieve universal water security. Water security has gained considerable attention worldwide in the past decade. The World Economic Forum, an annual gathering […]

The Lost City of Z  — The Movie, the Book, and the Real Story

The Lost City of Z — The Movie, the Book, and the Real Story

By Nicholas Asheshov — The Lost City of Z, the movie of the book by David Grann, has started the rounds at cinemas in the UK and opens on Easter weekend in the United States.  The film covers the expedition in 1925 of the Amazon surveyor and explorer Colonel Percival Fawcett, […]