Archive for September, 2014

Mistura Attendance Down from 2013

Mistura Attendance Down from 2013

The annual Mistura food festival sold 321,000 tickets this year, a decline of 15% from 2013, as organizers blame road works for the lower attendance. The Peruvian Gastronomy Society, or APEGA, said that the 10 day festival held in Lima’s Magdalena del Mar district attracted a total of 420,000 people, […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Business

International Analysis — Who owns your DNA?

Op-Ed by Luigi Palombi — The Mark News The DNA double helix is naturally occurring. Every one of us has millions of them, and they are all unique to us. Francis Crick and James Watson discovered the DNA double helix in 1953. They didn’t patent it. They did, however, win […]

Scottish independence — an historical view and a Peruvian perspective

45% of Scots vote for separate nation. The “No”s have it but only by a whisker. By Paul Goulder —  Peruvian Times History Special This article looks at the historical roots of Scottish disillusion with the constitutional arrangement called the United Kingdom, composed of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland & Wales. […]

Report: Peru Studying U.S. Request to Take Guantanamo Prisoners

President Ollanta Humala’s government is studying a request from the United States for Peru to receive inmates from its Guantanamo prison in Cuba, according to daily El Comercio. The newspaper, which cited unnamed sources from Peru’s Foreign Relations Ministry, said the request was made to the Peruvian Executive, which has […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 1 comment · Politics