Post Tagged with: "Lambayeque"

Rains Raise the Risk of Dengue and Zika Viruses

Rains Raise the Risk of Dengue and Zika Viruses

The government is set to declare a health emergency in northern Peru, following reports of more than 80 new cases of dengue fever in the wake of heavy rains and flooding in Tumbes, Piura and Lambayeque.  On the south coast in Ica, 28 cases have been reported. “The idea of declaring […]

Remarkable: Lord of Sipan 3D image vs ancient Moche pottery

Remarkable: Lord of Sipan 3D image vs ancient Moche pottery

By Rick Vecchio ✐ Peruvian Times Contributing Editor ☄ The world got to see last week the digitally reconstructed likeness of El Señor de Sipán, the Moche lord who died and was lavishly entombed in Northern Peru some 1,800 years ago. This 3D facial image was painstakingly rendered from a reconstruction […]

Police Capture Fugitive Mayor in Northern Peru

Police Capture Fugitive Mayor in Northern Peru

Police Tuesday captured a fugitive mayor of one of Peru’s largest cities in northern Peru who was wanted for corruption, daily Peru.21 reported. Roberto Torres, the mayor of Chiclayo, was arrested by police after going into hiding eight days ago. Late Tuesday, the Interior Minister, Daniel Urresti, said in Chiclayo […]

Work on Olmos Project Turns Up Ancient Sican Cemetery

Workers involved in the Olmos irrigation project in northern Peru have discovered 35 tombs that are believed to be 800 to 1,000 years old, according to daily El Comercio. The tombs were found near Chiclayo in the Lambayeque region just after Christmas, when workers led by an archaeological service company […]