Archive for December, 2015

Choquequirao – Field  Report 2015

Choquequirao – Field Report 2015

By Gary Ziegler ✐ A short narrative of visits to Machu Picchu’s sister ceremonial site in April and November of 2015.  I am just back from accompanying a small, interested group from US Embassy staff in Lima to Choquequirao, the remote, mountain Inca royal estate that has been a research […]

Why, or Rather How, Peru Threw $25 Billion Down the Drain

By Nicholas Asheshov ✐ The Central Bank (BCRP) has stepped up slightly the rate of devaluation of the Sol though it continues to burn, every week,  hundreds of millions of the country’s diminishing foreign reserves. Towards the end of last week the dollar was costing close to an official S/.3.40, […]

Keiko Fujimori Recognizes Crimes in Father’s Administration

Keiko Fujimori Recognizes Crimes in Father’s Administration

Leading presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori said she recognized that corruption and other crimes were committed during her father’s administration in the 1990s. The comments, reported by Peru’s local media, is seen as an attempt by Fujimori to distance herself from the presidency of her father, Alberto Fujimori, in the run […]