News in and from Peru

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Employees of Atento celebrate for being on the "50 Best Places to Work in Peru 2017" list; photo: publimetro
Living & Lifestyle News SunflowerSunflower December 09, 2017 662   0   1   0   0  
Great Place to Work, a globally operating consulting firm based in the US with branches in 58 countries, just recently revealed the results of their latest study “50 Best Places to Work in Peru 2017”.
Road block on the only access road to Machu Picchu to protest against the introduction of a new bus company; photo: La Republica
Travel News SunflowerSunflower November 30, 2017 803   0   1   0   0  
Yesterday once again the access to Machu Picchu was blocked. Huge rocks were place on the tracks of the train route to Machu Picchu Pueblo, buses blocked the only access road from there to the Inca citadel and enraged citizens protested in town. Hundreds of visitors were stranded and couldn’t get to Machu Picchu or back.
Kuelap, built by the Chachapoyas culture and often named the lost or walled city, received the National Geographic Traveler Reader Award Best Overseas Attraction 2017
Travel News SunflowerSunflower November 29, 2017 553   0   1   0   0  
For years visiting Machu Picchu was the main reason most travelers came to Peru. Slowly, but surely this is changing and other gems the country has to offer gain popularity and international recognition. One of them is the walled city of Kuelap.
Map of San Isidro including bus stops of the route 1 and 2 of the new MiBus public transport service
Living & Lifestyle News SunflowerSunflower November 28, 2017 662   0   5   0   0  
Traffic in Lima is horrendous; parking spaces are scarce. To encourage people to leave their car at home and think about alternative means of transport, the district of San Isidro in Lima launched a new public bus service called MiBus.
The Internet of Things does not convince Peruvian users, but it aroused the interest of entrepreneurs
Technology & Science News TinTinTinTin November 28, 2017 717   0   1   0   0  
The Internet of things “IoT” is the network of a variety of devices, vehicles, home appliances, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators and network connectivity which enable these objects to connect, exchange data and automate certain daily routines in all segments of life.
Peru Hidden Treasure – Peru Tesoro Escondido
Travel News SunflowerSunflower November 27, 2017 1897   1   1   0   0  
Just at the beginning of November a different and interesting documentary, “Peru – the Hidden Treasure” (Peru – Tesoro Escondido) premiered in Peruvian cinemas that already now is available for the international audience on Netflix. Worth to watch.
Medical marijuana finally legal in Peru
Politics News SunflowerSunflower November 22, 2017 487   0   1   0   0  
The struggle and persistence of patients, their relatives and supporters eventually paid off. The Peruvian Congress finally recognized the medicinal properties of cannabis and made the medical and therapeutic usage of marijuana legal in Peru.
LATAM Airlines Peru starts direct flights from Cusco to Iquitos in July 2018
Travel News SunflowerSunflower November 22, 2017 764   0   1   0   0  
Even though distances in Peru are large, inter-regional flights between cities in the country are rare. Travelers usually have to detour via Lima to get from one Peruvian destination to another making getting around Peru more expensive, time-consuming and inconvenient. This now slowly but surely changes.
Does Peru changes its constitution to sentence child rapists to death?
Politics News SunflowerSunflower October 31, 2017 1024   0   1   0   0  
Violence against women and children is unfortunately a pervasive problem in Peru. So, for years every now and then there are demands for stiffer penalties for abusers and rapists; in case of child rapists even the death penalty is brought into play regularly.
10 Peruvian restaurants among “Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017”
Food & Drink News SunflowerSunflower October 31, 2017 658   0   1   0   0  
Last week “The World’s 50 Best” in collaboration with S. Pellegrino once again revealed Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017 at a grand ceremony in Bogota, Colombia. And not only the best restaurant in the region is located in Lima, but another 9 gourmet temples in the Peruvian capital are among the 50 best restaurants.
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