Archive for November, 2013

Authorities Hope for Recovery in Cajamarca Tourism in 2014

Authorities Hope for Recovery in Cajamarca Tourism in 2014

Authorities are hoping that tourism will bounce back in the northern region of Cajamarca next year, after seeing a sharp decline due to anti-mining protests. Luis Reyna, the head of the Proturismo project, said that businesses have been trying to beef up interest in tourism in Cajamarca and now they […]

Archaeologists Uncover Remains of Girl Sacrificed Some 1,500 Years Ago

Archaeologists Uncover Remains of Girl Sacrificed Some 1,500 Years Ago

Archaeologists have uncovered remains of a girl who was most probably used as a sacrifice some 1,500 years ago, according to RPP radio. The discovery was made in the district of Yautan, 40km inland from Casma in the Ancash region. The remains of the girl were discovered in a tomb by […]

Congress to Debate Tax Incentives to Restore Lima’s Historical Monuments

Congress to Debate Tax Incentives to Restore Lima’s Historical Monuments

Peruvian legislators are to begin debating a proposal for new legislation to provide tax incentives for donations and investment in the restoration and conservation of hundreds of historical monuments and real-estate in Lima, according to state news agency Andina . The motion, presented on Wednesday to Congress’ Culture Commission, is a […]

Peru Cuts Telephone Line for Ex-President Fujimori

Peru Cuts Telephone Line for Ex-President Fujimori

Peru’s penitentiary institute has indefinitely suspended the telephone line for jailed ex-President Alberto Fujimori, authorities said Tuesday. The head of the institute, Jose Luis Perez Guadalupe, said that the decision was made due to Fujimori’s “total rebellion.” “It is total rebellion against his sentence and the prison norms. This is […]