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, […]
The top three officers of Peru’s No.1 construction and engineering firm, Graña y Montero, resigned Monday night in the wake of a precipitous fall in share prices on the New York (NYSE: GRAM) and Lima (GRAMN) stock exchanges. Share prices fell 27% on the NYSE at closing on Friday, Feb. […]
Sixteen years after leading a 200,000-strong protest march against corruption and electoral fraud, former President Alejandro Toledo now faces an order for his own arrest. There is also a price on his head — $100,000 for information leading to his arrest. During his presidency, Toledo allegedly received $20 million in […]
Authorities sprang into action Wednesday to rescue seven men trapped hundreds of meters below ground after a rock and mudslide blocked the entrance of an informal mine in a remote province of Arequipa.