Archive for September, 2010

Peru, South Korea finalize trade deal

Peru and South Korea have finalized negotiations and reached an agreement on a bilateral free trade agreement which could come into force towards the beginning of 2011, Foreign Trade Minister Martin Perez said. “The FTA will come into force in the first months of 2011. Before, both governments will submit […]

Velásquez: Anthropologist to be appointed minister of culture

Anthropologist Juan Ossio is expected to be named Peru’s first Minister of Culture, daily El Comercio reported Prime Minister Javier Velásquez as saying. President Alan Garcia is expected to officially announce Ossio’s appointment during the next few hours. Ossio is a professor of anthropology at Peru’s Catholic University (PUCP). He […]

LOOKING BACK: Festival of Native Music and Dances at Puruchuco

LOOKING BACK: Festival of Native Music and Dances at Puruchuco

By Peggy Massey Peruvian Times, March 24, 1967 Puruchuco is one of my museums. This is stated with all the arrogance of the neophyte, and it means that at some time or other I’ve written the place up. So it was with a distinct twinge of proprietary pride that I […]