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Where else besides Machu Picchu should Peru enlist the help of stars like Susan Sarandon?

Where else besides Machu Picchu should Peru enlist the help of stars like Susan Sarandon?

By Rick Vecchio Susan Sarandon added a big dose of Hollywood sparkle last week to the reopening ceremony of Peru’s crown jewel, Machu Picchu. Peru would be well served to apply such Tinsel Town treatment  to its other historic attractions. Against the iconic backdrop of Inca Pachacuti’s 15th century citadel, […]

Why to root against The Milk of Sorrow’s Oscar nomination

“This nomination will bring Peruvian destinations into fashion and will be key to boosting tourism in Peru,” declared Peru’s minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Martin Pérez.

A remarkable statement, if you believe, as I do, that “The Milk of Sorrow” does for Peru and Peruvians what John Boorman’s “Deliverance” did for the Appalachians and the mountain people of Georgia.

Best social networking site for Peru’s expat community gets FB-like facelift

Best social networking site for Peru’s expat community gets FB-like facelift

By Rick Vecchio ~ Peruvian Times Editor ~ Peruvian Times’ sister site Expatperu.com has undergone a major redesign with a fabulous social networking application for Peru’s English-speaking international community, or anyone interested in getting an inside view of how things really work in South America’s third largest nation.

Peru as the next domino in Chavez’s oily socialist plot: How the Wall Street Journal blew the story

By Rick Vecchio ~ The decision last week by the European Parliament to reject inclusion of Peru’s Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement on its list of known terrorist groups has reverberated through Peru with hardly any notice taken by English language news media — with one very notable exception: The Wall […]