Post Tagged with: "Ayacucho"

Prefab Classrooms for Ayacucho Schools Damaged by Quake

Prefab Classrooms for Ayacucho Schools Damaged by Quake

The Ministry of Education began setting up 32 prefabricated schoolrooms this week, at schools in Ayacucho that suffered damages in the August 24 earthquake. The transport of an additional 26 prefab facilities that are still required in the area is to be covered by the regional and local governments. Damages […]

Archaeologists Find Evidence of 1,000-Year-Old Wari Tombs

Archaeologists Find Evidence of 1,000-Year-Old Wari Tombs

Archaeologists working on a Wari complex in Peru’s central Andean region of Ayacucho said they may have found 1,000-year-old mausoleums, daily Peru.21 reported. Archaeologist Martha Cabrera said specialists have uncovered two underground galleries at the complex, which is located in the district of Quinua in the Huamanga province. The first […]

Ayacucho Seeks to Preserve Site of Atrocities Committed During Conflict

Ayacucho Seeks to Preserve Site of Atrocities Committed During Conflict

The regional government of Ayacucho has declared an area known as La Hoyada as a conservation zone, in memory of more than 100 people who were tortured and killed there during the internal conflict between the Peruvian state and leftist Shining Path rebels. The measure is the first step in preserving […]

Peru Approves States of Emergency in Quake-Hit Zone

Peru Approves States of Emergency in Quake-Hit Zone

Peru’s government approved a state of emergency for parts of the country’s south that were hit by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on Wednesday, daily La Republica reported. The measure is to be in place for 60 days in the province of Caraveli and the district of Yanaquihua in Arequipa region, […]