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Feelings of Insecurity Jump in Lima – Poll

Feelings of Insecurity Jump in Lima – Poll

Three men killed in Callao in a suspected hit killing, five alleged thieves shot dead by police in a chase in east Lima, and yet another explosive lobbed at a school in San Juan de Lurigancho as part of an extortion racket — all this past weekend — only helped […]

Lima: Ovalo Gutierrez — 2014 — A Poem

Lima: Ovalo Gutierrez — 2014 — By Robert Tansey —   Miraflores! Los Ricos y Los Pobres (an ongoing history) On the Ovalo in a fast food place (there are many — take your pick), I am eating my American tourist diet Of hamburger and fries When I spot her. […]

World Health Organization Says Lima has Worst Air Pollution in LatAm

World Health Organization Says Lima has Worst Air Pollution in LatAm

Peru’s imposing capital of Lima has the worst air pollution of all Latin American cities, according to a recent study by the World Health Organization. The WHO report, which analyses 1,600 cities in 91 countries, found that only 12 percent of the world’s urban population breathes clean air. The director […]

Lima Celebrates its 479th Birthday with Ibero-American Culture Award

Lima Celebrates its 479th Birthday with Ibero-American Culture Award

Lima kicked off a series of events on Friday to begin celebrating the city’s 479th anniversary and its designation as Plaza Mayor or main square of Spanish American Culture 2014, granted by the Madrid-based Union of Ibero-American Capital Cities, UCCI. A live concert began on Friday afternoon in the city’s […]