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Hatun Phajcha — Getting the Word Out on Peru’s Super Foods

Hatun Phajcha — Getting the Word Out on Peru’s Super Foods

Delia Ackerman has set herself a challenge.  The award-winning filmmaker is going beyond Peru’s gastronomic boom to highlight and revalue the traditional knowledge and amazing nutritional value of the “super foods” farmed for hundreds, even thousands of years in the Andes.  Some of these foods are now famous, but there […]

Andean folk singer becomes UNICEF goodwill ambassador

Celebrated Peruvian folk singer Dina Páucar, also known as the “Beautiful Goddess of Love,” is receiving the distinguished roster of UNICEF goodwill ambassador today during a ceremony hosted by the United Nations. Páucar, an iconic example of social change for Andean Indians and mixed-race mestizos and known for her philanthropy, […]