Education

Peru Ahead on U.N. Millenium Development Goal Targets for 2015

Peru has reached the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals of  reducing the infant mortality rate and also the extreme poverty and poverty rates, in advance of the 2015 target. The announcement was made by United Nations representative Rebeca Arias in Lima this week. Arias said the poverty reduction has been […]

The South American Explorers is on the move in Lima

The South American Explorers is on the move in Lima

In 1977, Peruvian Times’ publisher Donald Griffis staked a thousand dollars to American journalist Don Montague to rent an apartment in the then-posh Breña district of Lima. The South American Explorers Club was born. For the last 14 years, SAE has called the house on Calle Piura in Miraflores its […]

by · August 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Education, Exploration, Travel/Tourism

International Analysis: A LONG WAY TO GO

By Anjali Gopalan ≈The Mark News ≈ In 2012, when a 23-year-old woman was beaten and gang-raped on a bus in New Delhi, India reacted in horror and outrage. But perhaps the horror was so deeply felt, and the outrage so widespread, because the victim, who later died of her […]

Inkaterra Launches Spanish Edition of “Last Days of the Incas”

Inkaterra Launches Spanish Edition of “Last Days of the Incas”

Writer and Emmy award-winning documentary producer Kim Macquarrie is in Lima this week, to launch the Spanish edition of his Last Days of the Incas, a dramatic history of Manco Inca and the Spanish Conquistadors, published by Inkaterra.   The book presentation is to be made tonight, Friday 19, at 7pm by […]