Archive for October, 2017

UN Human Rights Commissioner in Lima

UN Human Rights Commissioner in Lima

President Kuczynski emphasized the government’s commitment to promote and protect human rights in Peru and the region, in a palace meeting on Monday with the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein. Zeid is visiting Peru and Uruguay this week to discuss the progress and challenges in […]

Canadian Trekker Missing in Huaraz

Canadian Trekker Missing in Huaraz

Jesse Galganov, a 22-year-old Canadian traveler, has been reported missing in the Huaraz area, after arriving by bus just over two weeks ago. Two rescue teams from the Mountain Guides Association started out yesterday to search for Galganov, according to reports by The Huaraz Telegraph.  Meanwhie, his mother, Alisa Clamen, has […]

Educating girls: Learning doesn’t mean a livelihood

Educating girls: Learning doesn’t mean a livelihood

By Sarah Kaplan & Rachel Goodman  — The Mark News —   Though girls may be actively encouraged to get educated, family responsibilities and cultural expectations can hold them back from the working world Today’s International Day of the Girl has been met with a flurry of social media and public […]

High Stakes

High Stakes

By Jaron Lubin — The Mark News — The stakes are high when it comes to adapting to rapid urban densification. Innovation is happening all over the world, but the most effective developments are realized when design and policy come together, as they have in Singapore. Hip-hop supergroup De La […]