Archive for May, 2015

Record Number of Visitors to Peru in First Quarter

More than 860,000 people visited Peru in the first quarter of 2015, an 8.3 percent increase over 2014, according to the Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Magali Silva. Silva attributes the increase to an intense and continued promotional program through Promperu and the commercial offices in different cities. This […]

Chinese Nobel Laureate Mo Yan to Visit Lima

Chinese Nobel Laureate Mo Yan to Visit Lima

Chinese Nobel laureate Mo Yan will be in Lima later this week and is to give a talk at San Marcos University on May 23* in the afternoon. A prolific novelist and short story writer, Mo Yan was awarded the Nobel prize for Literature in 2012.   In 2011, then-chairman of the […]

Magistrates Council Removes Attorney General from Office

Magistrates Council Removes Attorney General from Office

Attorney General Carlos Ramos Heredia was removed from his post this week, in an unprecedented move by Peru’s National Council of Magistrates. The council voted to sack Ramos Heredia following an investigation into his ties with disgraced former Ancash regional president Cesar Alvarez, who is accused of running a large […]

A Leap Of Faith: Islam’s Growing Popularity and Global Population

Op-Ed by David Voas — The Mark News — Christianity is currently the world’s largest religion, but the global Muslim population is growing rapidly. Within the lifetimes of most children now living, there will be more Muslims than Christians in the world. This prediction comes from a new report prepared […]