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Earthquake in Colca Canyon: Four dead, over 40 injured

Earthquake in Colca Canyon: Four dead, over 40 injured

UPDATE:  Arequipa governor Yamila Osorio said Monday afternoon that only four people had been killed in the earthquake, and not nine as she had been informed early in the day. Humanitarian aid has been flown to the Colca Valley in Arequipa, where a 5.2 earthquake on Sunday, Aug. 14, killed nine people, including […]

Polish scientists embark on 10-day expedition in Peru’s Colca Canyon

A year after a multinational team of scientists discovered what they believed to be pre-Inca tombs in a never-before-explored area of Peru’s Colca Canyon, eight Polish explorers started off Tuesday to conduct a geological and archeological survey of the remaining 10 kilometers of the canyon’s unexplored territory. “Last year we […]

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.