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Pope’s Visit — Squabbles Among the Planners

Pope’s Visit — Squabbles Among the Planners

President Kuczynski’s enthusiasm that Pope Francis’ visit in January next year will “unite Peruvians and open up paths of hope for the future” has just met one of its first, or at least public, dampeners as squabbles erupt over the venue for the final mass. The initial choice of location […]

by · September 27, 2017 · 0 comments · Politics
Lima Warns that Historical Buildings Vulnerable to Large Quake

Lima Warns that Historical Buildings Vulnerable to Large Quake

Over 1,000 houses in Lima’s historical center are in danger of collapsing in the event of an earthquake, according to the deputy manager of civil defense for the municipality, Alberto Marticorena. The municipality checked the buildings, many of which have old structures and have not been properly maintained, following the […]