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History of Peru Special – Anniversary of Arequipa

History of Peru Special – Anniversary of Arequipa

For Arequipeños “abroad” – and that category includes those in Lima –  this month is a celebration of a special identity. The published program of events  in La Ciudad Blanca, as Arequipa is known, stretches over 29 days, peaking at the official Aniversario of August 15 with its magnificent street parades of […]

Cade 2009 – Peru’s 47th Annual Business Conference opens in Arequipa

Cade 2009 – Peru’s 47th Annual Business Conference opens in Arequipa

Peru’s leading business executives, investors and politicians were in Arequipa today for the opening of the country’s major business event of the year, the Cade annual executives’ conference.   The theme of the conference this year is Our Future, Our Opportunity, and the opening address was given by the former […]

Inca and pre-Inca tombs found in Arequipa park during remodelling

More than 60 Inca and pre-Inca tombs, as well as ceramics, were found by city workers in Arequipa’s Selva Alegre Ecological Park, daily Peru21 reported Tuesday.

Prehistoric fossil found on bus during routine police check

Authorities in Peru’s hinterlands are accustomed to seizing all sorts of contraband stowed aboard the never-ending caravan of passenger buses that rumble across the Andes toward the capital, Lima: Pre-Columbian artifacts sacked from ancient ruins. Religious relics and paintings torn from the walls of colonial era churches. Tons of Cocaine. […]