Archive for November, 2017

Acting Now For The Future

Acting Now For The Future

By Geoff Mulgan — The Mark News — Although many jobs are at risk of upheaval due to automation, humans still possess valuable skills unmatched by robots. As long as educational institutions adapt traditional curriculum, and stay ahead of the curve, people will always be able to find something to do. […]

History of Peru Series — Part 12: Ayacucho — The Wari

History of Peru Series — Part 12: Ayacucho — The Wari

By Paul Goulder –Special to the Peruvian Times — The author returns to his focus on Peru’s history with this and upcoming chapters.  The previous 11 chapters are listed at the end.  Introduction to Parts 12 to 14 The following three parts (12 to 14) throw the spotlight on Ayacucho and […]

Fire Destroys Years of Research at 4,500-year-old Ventarron Site

Fire Destroys Years of Research at 4,500-year-old Ventarron Site

The Ministry of Culture has requested a criminal investigation into the causes of a fire that has heavily damaged the pre-Inca site of Ventarron, outside the city of Chiclayo on the north coast in Lambayeque. Conservation specialists from the Culture ministry have arrived at the site to assess the damage.  […]

To Stay or Go ?

To Stay or Go ?

By Dina Ionesco — The Mark News —  Sudden-onset disasters are displacing tens of millions every year, adding to the existing economic and political causes of mass migration. Harvey, the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in more than 50 years, displaced more than a million residents and damaged some […]