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Homicide rates in Latin America and the Caribbean 2017; map: InSight Crime
Safety & Security News SunflowerSunflower Updated January 24, 2018 2355   0   1   0   0  
Just recently InSight Crime, a non-profit journalism and investigative organization specialized in monitoring and informing about organized crime in Latin America and the Caribbean, published the latest “Homicide Round-Up” for the region.
Strong earthquake hits southern Peru
Safety & Security News SunflowerSunflower Updated January 14, 2018 513   0   1   0   0  
Early Sunday morning at 04.18 am local time a magnitude 7.1 earthquake shock southern Peru killing at least 2 people and causing damages to infrastructure and homes.
Strong increase in coca leaf production and coca bush cultivation areas in Peru
Economy News SunflowerSunflower Updated April 23, 2018 2051   0   1   0   0  
According to the latest United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) report the production of coca leaves in Peru increased by 10% from 96,304 tons of sun dried coca leaves in 2015 to 105,960 tons in 2016.
The 1st Marathon des Sables through the Ica desert of Peru; photo: Jean-Philippe Ksiazek (AFP)
Sports News SunflowerSunflower Updated December 11, 2017 932   0   7   0   0  
The original Marathon de Sables is held every year in the Sahara Desert in southern Morocco and is known to be the toughest long distance running race in the world. For the first time a replica of the ultramarathon was held in the Ica desert of Peru, one of the driest regions on earth, from November 26 to December...
Employees of Atento celebrate for being on the "50 Best Places to Work in Peru 2017" list; photo: publimetro
Living & Lifestyle News SunflowerSunflower Updated December 09, 2017 949   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 Updated November 30, 2017 994   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 Updated November 29, 2017 707   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 Updated November 28, 2017 954   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 Updated October 05, 2018 1018   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 Updated October 09, 2018 2315   2   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.
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