Archive for March, 2017

World Bank: $40 mn Loan for Artisanal Fishing

President Kuczynski signed a loan agreement with the World Bank on Monday for $40 million to finance the national Fishing and Aquaculture Innovation program, PNIPA. The five-year program is designed to strengthen artisanal fishing and small fisheries industries. Artisanal fishing “has a huge future in Peru,” the President said, but added […]

The Face of Peruvian Beauty

The Face of Peruvian Beauty

An exhibition of 40 photographs of women from all over Peru, at the Banco Central Museum this month, shows the viewer a rich and very different perspective from the stereotypes that are the usual benchmarks for “beauty” in local commercial photography and the mass media. The photographs, in various sizes and […]

Clearing the Streets

Clearing the Streets

By Aniruddha Dasgupta  — The Mark News —  India is breaking records, but for all the wrong reasons – its cities are choking on smog. According to the Health Effects Institute, India has surpassed China in health risks from air pollution. The rush toward personal vehicle ownership and city streets […]