The Editors' Opinions Section

The Editors' Opinions Section is where our editors and writers air their personal views and opinions on literally everything that is going on in Peru. These opinions might be controversial, but you are welcome to jump in with your comments...
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Last Thursday Olivia Arevalo, 81-year-old indigenous healer, spiritual leader and wise woman of the Amazonian indigenous Shipibo-Konibo community was shot dead in front of her house in the intercultural community “Victoria, Garcia” in the Ucayali region of the Peruvian Amazon rain forest near Puc...
Thousands of years before the Spanish conquerors arrived in South America, what we know today as Peru was inhabited by numerous highly advanced cultures that over time built impressive structures, settlements, road networks, irrigation channels and much more amazing us to this day with their comp...
Our world is changing with such a dramatic speed and it is actually scary to observe what happens all around us. I’m pretty sure that many sometimes feel helpless or even scared about certain events close to home.
Recently the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) proudly reported in its Global Agricultural Information Network (GAIN) report that Peruvian imports of US corn continue to skyrocket, reaching 1.5 MMT (million metric tons) only in the period from January to April 2017.
Last Friday, April 21, 2017 Canadian national Jennifer Moore and US citizen John Dougherty, were arrested by Peruvian Police and immigration authorities for disturbing the public order and the national security.
Driving in Lima and Peru will be a very “interesting” experience if you are used to driving in North America or Europe.
Two days ago, Peru signed two Interamerican Conventions against racism and discrimination at the headquarters of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington DC. Ana Rosa Valdivieso, the Peruvian Ambassador to the OAS, announced that she is pleased to have the opportunity to sign these...
Lima today is no longer the wealthy, beautiful colonial settlement and most important city in the Americas like it used to be during colonial times; or the lovely capital of independent Peru with nice haciendas, fishing villages and lots of green surrounding it. Today Lima with its close to 9 mil...
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