Archive for September, 2016

Montesinos Guilty of Disappearances in “Basement” Case

Montesinos Guilty of Disappearances in “Basement” Case

Vladimiro Montesinos, spy chief and closest advisor to Alberto Fujimori in the 1990s, has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for the forced disappearance in 1993 of two students and a retired university professor.   Also sentenced to 22 years is the former commander in chief of the armed forces, […]

Remarkable: Lord of Sipan 3D image vs ancient Moche pottery

Remarkable: Lord of Sipan 3D image vs ancient Moche pottery

By Rick Vecchio ✐ Peruvian Times Contributing Editor ☄ The world got to see last week the digitally reconstructed likeness of El Señor de Sipán, the Moche lord who died and was lavishly entombed in Northern Peru some 1,800 years ago. This 3D facial image was painstakingly rendered from a reconstruction […]

A Ceasefire without Peace

A Ceasefire without Peace

By Gustav Gressell— The Mark News —  Despite a ceasefire agreement, fighting in this eastern Ukrainian region simply cycles in its intensity and has never truly ceased. In order to put an end to this two-year-long armed conflict the West needs to support Ukraine’s defence reform and deliver lethal aid. […]

Ex-President Fujimori Hospitalized for Tests

Ex-President Fujimori Hospitalized for Tests

Ex President Alberto Fujimori was hospitalized Sunday for treatment of low blood pressure and an intense pain in his shoulder.  Preliminary tests on Monday at the private Japanese-Peruvian Clinic showed that he is suffering from hemorrhagic gastritis. Fujimori’s primary doctor, congressman and former Health minister Alejandro Aguinaga, said more tests […]