Archive for November, 2011

One Million Tourists Visit Machu Picchu in 2011

One Million Tourists Visit Machu Picchu in 2011

The ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, uncovered from overgrowth and obscurity 100 years ago by U.S. explorer Hiram Bingham, will have received at least one million tourists by the end of this year, according to Percy Canales, president of the National Chamber of Tourism, Canatur. The number of visitors […]

President Humala returns from APEC Summit in Hawaii

President Humala returns from APEC Summit in Hawaii

President Ollanta Humala was back at the government palace Monday and the increasing noise of social protests, following his successful week in Hawaii at the 19th APEC Summit with other leaders of the 21 member countries of the Asia Pacific Economic Forum. Peru was recognized as one of the Asia […]

Nineteen Years Later, Death Squad Victims Given Burial in Santa

Nineteen Years Later, Death Squad Victims Given Burial in Santa

The remains of nine men, kidnapped and executed almost 20 years ago by the Colina death squad, were buried this past Sunday at the cemetery in their home town of Santa, following a service led by Bishop Piorno of Chimbote. A representative for Cabinet chief Salomon Lerner was present, as well as […]

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