Archive for November, 2015

Sierra Divisor National Park — A Huge Win for the Planet

Sierra Divisor National Park — A Huge Win for the Planet

President  Ollanta Humala was in the community of Nuevo Saposoa on Sunday to sign into law the creation of a new conservation area, the Sierra del Divisor National Park. The huge park — more than 1.3 million hectares (some 3.3 million acres) and larger than Yosemite and Yellowstone National Parks […]

Chile and Peru Exchange Barbs on Disputed Triangle

Chile and Peru Exchange Barbs on Disputed Triangle

In the newest border disagreement with Chile, Peru has submitted a diplomatic note to the government in Santiago indicating that no Peruvian military approached the Boundary Marker 1 on Nov. 4.   Peru also highlighted the importance of strictly following the rules set out in 1994 on the surveillance and patrolling of […]

Entrepreneurship and Democracy in Peru: An Alternative Vision

By Diego de Soto ✐ Talking to the vast majority of Peruvians about work, one finds that there’s a pervasive attitude: if you have a job, then you’re lucky. It doesn’t matter what kind of job, or how much you’re paid; you’re lucky to just be working, and you should […]

Tucume Museum — A Best World Tourism Project

Tucume Museum — A Best World Tourism Project

The Tucume Museum, on the north coast in Lambayeque, has been recognized by the British Travel Writers Guild, BTWG, as one of this year’s Best World Tourism Projects. The museum re-opened in late 2014 after a remodeling that required an investment of some $3.5 million and included a new distribution […]