Archive for November, 2007

Peruvian lawmakers scrutinize possible Venezuelan hand in ALBA cultural center

Cuban Ambassador Luis Delfín Pérez will appear before a Peruvian congressional subcommittee to answer questions about the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) on November 13. Delfín Pérez will be followed by ambassadors from Nicaragua on November 20, Bolivia on November 27, and Venezuela on December 4. ALBA’s activities have […]

by · November 6, 2007 · Comments are Disabled · Andean Region

Peru’s matriarch historian profiled

María Rostworowski de Diez Canseco, one of Peru’s most accomplished and celebrated historians, sat down for an interview with daily La Republic. The result is an excellent profile of the 92-year-old matriarch of Peruvian historical study. Enlace Nacional followed up a day later with its own treatment of Rostworowski, digging […]

by · November 5, 2007 · Comments are Disabled · Archaeology

Austalia’s Gilmore Surfing Champ at Mancora Peru Classic

Australian rookie Stephanie Gilmore has been crowned champion at the Mancora Peru Classic today after a last-minute victory over seven-time ASP Women’s World Champion Layne Beachley. Spinning around on a “walling lefthander” in the last minute, Gilmore scored an 8.10 out of a possible 10 to win the event. “I […]

by · November 4, 2007 · Comments are Disabled · Sports

Mulanovich advances in Mancora Peru Classic

Peruvian surfing sensation Sofia Mulanovich advanced to the quarterfinals at the Mancora Peru Classic today after defeating French rookie Caroline Sarran. Mulanovich’s ¨explosive backhand approach¨ earned her the day’s high heat total of 14.67 out of 20. The former ASP Women’s World Champion is joined in the quarterfinals by Brazilian […]

by · November 2, 2007 · Comments are Disabled · Sports