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Peruvians To Debate Same-Sex Civil Union

A debate over same-sex civil union in Peru has grabbed attention this week, with one of the country’s best known intellectuals criticizing the position of the country’s leader of the Catholic Church. Last weekend on his Saturday morning radio program, Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani, who is also archbishop of Lima, […]

Humala Calls for Dialogue After Political Upheaval

Humala Calls for Dialogue After Political Upheaval

President Ollanta Humala on Tuesday called for “mutual respect” among politicians, a day after his government averted what could have been a political crisis. “Each political group has its expectations and aspirations in the electoral process, but we understand dialogue to be something without blackmail or threats, because we believe […]

Vargas Llosa Says Border Ruling Should Ease Tensions Between Peru-Chile

Vargas Llosa Says Border Ruling Should Ease Tensions Between Peru-Chile

Author Mario Vargas Llosa believes that an upcoming ruling on a maritime border dispute between Peru and Chile should ease tensions between the two South American nations. Vargas Llosa, one of Peru’s leading public intellectuals and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, said that both Peru and Chile have […]

World Economic Forum’s Crystal Award Given to Tenor Juan Diego Florez

World Economic Forum’s Crystal Award Given to Tenor Juan Diego Florez

Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Florez was in Davos this week to receive the Crystal Award from the World Economic Forum. The award — also given to U.S. actor Matt Damon, conductor Lorin Maazel and Iranian-born artist Shirin Neshat —has been given in recognition of Florez’ work in founding Sinfonia por […]

by · January 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Feature