Archive for August, 2010

History of Peru Series – Part 4: TRANSITION – The decline of Chavín and the rise of the Lima Culture: Huallamarca

History of Peru Series – Part 4: TRANSITION – The decline of Chavín and the rise of the Lima Culture: Huallamarca

By Paul Goulder – Special* to the Peruvian Times —– We are now at 200 BC and have travelled in the series from the beginnings of the city (urbanized existence) through a long stretch of Peruvian history in which the development of monumental architecture, irrigation systems, ceramics and textiles are […]

Gov’t declares state of emergency in Echarate, Cuzco department

Peru’s government has declared a state of emergency for 60 days in Echarate district, located in Cuzco department’s La Convencion province where residents are protesting exports of natural gas. According to state news agency Andina, the state of emergency was declared due to vandalism during a demonstration and as a […]