Technology

Peru and China Look at Pacific-Atlantic Railroad with Brazil

Peru and China Look at Pacific-Atlantic Railroad with Brazil

President Ollanta Humala and China’s President Xi Jinping signed a series of agreements in Beijing on Wednesday, following the three day APEC Summit meetings. The agreements consolidate several specific projects in the mining and petroleum industries, but the pioneering project is a memorandum of understanding to create with Brazil a […]

South Korea to Build Training Aircraft with Peruvian Air Force

South Korea to Build Training Aircraft with Peruvian Air Force

Two South Korean training aircraft were presented to President Ollanta Humala on Tuesday at the Peruvian Air Force base in Las Palmas.  The training craft, the first of a fleet of 20, are part of an agreement with South Korea to begin co-production and transfer of technology in manufacturing training […]

Lima’s Señor de los Milagros Procession Gets a Technological Upgrade

Lima’s Señor de los Milagros Procession Gets a Technological Upgrade

The traditional processions of the Señor de los Milagros or Lord of Miracles,  held in Lima every October, is getting a technological upgrade. Drones will be used this year, according to the Archbishop of Lima’s press office,  to track and photograph the procession, which winds its way through Lima’s narrow downtown […]

Facebook May Soon Be Available in Aymara

Speakers of Aymara, the indigenous language common in the Andes of southern Peru and the Altiplano of Bolivia, may soon be able to use Facebook in their own language. An online community based in Bolivia, called Jaqi-Aru, has been working over the past two years to translate some 24,000 words on […]