Nature & Environment News Sunflower September 06, 2017 435 0 1 0 0
During colonial times often referred to as the “City of Gardens”, today the Peruvian capital Lima could rather be name city of concrete, asphalt, dirt and dust. Accessible green urban spaces and trees are rare and mainly concentrated in the “better” districts such as San Isidro, Miraflores and San Borja.
Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower August 30, 2017 699 0 1 0 0
After years of unrest, violence, poverty and uncertainty in the 1980s and 1990s where everyone who could, left the country. Over the past 2 decades Peru made enormous progress and developed into a politically and economically stable country with huge growth rates often topping its neighbors on different levels.
Travel News Sunflower August 22, 2017 1032 0 1 0 0
Over the past years Machu Picchu has seen an increasing number of local and foreign visitors. Today Peru’s most popular tourist attraction receives on average about 4000 people per day, during peak season this number goes up to more or less 7000.
Food & Drink News Sunflower August 02, 2017 740 0 1 0 0
Today the Peruvian Gastronomy Society, Apega, announced that the Mistura 2017 not only has a new location as we reported in our article “Mistura 2017 moves to Rimac”, but will be postponed until the end of October.
Sports News Sunflower July 25, 2017 898 0 1 0 0
Land Rover’s next destination for their legendary Land Rover Experience Tour is Peru.
Food & Drink News Sunflower July 22, 2017 596 0 1 0 0
Since March we know that the 10th edition of Mistura won’t be held at its former location in Lima’s Magdalena del Mar, but moves further north to Callao. Yesterday however Apega, organizer of the event, surprisingly announced another change of location for this year’s gastronomic fair.
Economy News Sunflower July 19, 2017 838 0 1 0 0
Peruvian banknotes and coins, awarded many times for their beauty and security features, depict the countries diverse and rich archaeological and cultural past, historic figures and natural resources.
Politics News Sunflower July 15, 2017 540 0 1 0 0
For over 2 years the former presidential couple Ollanta Humala and his wife Nadine Heredia have been investigated for money laundering, bribery and corruption. On Thursday evening Judge Richard Concepcion, head of the First Preparatory Investigation Court, ordered 18 months pre-trial detention for the ex-president and his wife.
Economy News Sunflower July 12, 2017 1129 0 1 0 0
Peru’s economy developed into one of the strongest and fastest growing in Latin America since the new millennium. But as Lima’s Chamber of Commerce (CCL) through its Institute of Economy and Company Development (IEDEP) informed yesterday still 11.7 million people in Peru worked in the informal sector in 2016.
Safety & Security News Sunflower July 10, 2017 732 0 1 0 0
Yesterday afternoon a relaxing and fun Sunday trip ended in tragedy. Shortly before 05.00 pm a tour bus crashed in Lima’s district Rimac and plunged down 10m leaving at least 9 passengers dead and more than 30 injured.