Peru Information, Guidelines & General Advice

Peru is a very diverse country with a rich culture that reflects literally in all aspects of life. As a travel destination the possibilities are endless when you take the time to not only focus on the well-known main attractions and consider discovering the country and the people. Peru Telegraph is much more than a news portal and our aim is to provide important information also for the traveler, visitor and resident to make your stay much easier, safer and enjoyable. The Peru Info section will help you find well researched guidelines, advices and basic knowledge. We love to share our ample experience of the country to help you with the daily difficulties you might encounter...
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Peruvian customs regulations - detailed information about what you can and can't bring into the country
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When travelling to a foreign country it’s always a good idea to know which items you can take without any problems, and which ones you better leave at home because restrictions or bans apply in the country of your destination. For Peru find a quite detailed list of items that you can bring without difficulties or...
Peru Facts & Figures
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Below find detailed facts and numbers, data and stats, as well as lots of useful information about Peru related to the topics geography of Peru, Peruvian government & administration, Peru's national symbols, Peruvian economy, people of Peru. health & education in Peru and infrastructure & transport in Peru.
International Schools in Peru
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Public schools in Peru have an extremely bad reputation; and deservedly so. Unfortunately, quite often school buildings are in bad shape, classes are big, teachers underpaid and unmotivated while the educational standard is on an extremely low level as the last PISA study once again showed (Peru ranked on one of the bottom positions).
Peruvian Retirement Visa
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Retirees and pensioners who receive a state or private pension or other benefits (for example a disability pension) of at least US$ 1000 per month or the equivalent in any other currency can apply for a permanent residency in Peru called Rentista Visa.
Newspapers in Peru
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With the ever-increasing trend to deliver news online, the good old newspaper, printed on paper, which provided readers with the latest local, national and international news for centuries, seems to be on the way out. Around the globe newspaper publishers and other print media adapted to changes in technology and reader’s demands and today offer news stories and other...
An overview of Peru's main cellphone and mobile internet operators
Stay Connected SunflowerSunflower Updated January 26, 2019 7350   0   1   0   0  
Nowadays it is a near-necessity to stay connected and online at all times even when travelling or moving. In Peru, which has seen a tremendous development in mobile networks over the past years and today is one of the best in 4G availability in Latin America, that’s relatively easy.
Which rights do air passengers in Peru have when flight are delayed or canceled or luggage is missing, damaged or lost
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When traveling by plane, especially during busy holiday seasons, delays, canceled flights and damaged or lost luggage unfortunately are nothing uncommon. While annoying, frustrating or just inconvenient, there are actually only two things you can do when affected: keep your cool and know your rights.
Top Universities in Peru SunflowerSunflower Updated January 09, 2019 3628   0   1   0   0  
Established in 1551 as the first official university on the American continent, the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM) is not only the oldest and the longest continuously operating university in the Americas, but also the most respected higher-education institution in Peru.
The private Cayetano Heredia University in Lima is one of the top 2 medical schools in Peru
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The Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) - Cayetano Heredia University is a private, non-profit higher education institution in Lima and considered one of the top 2 medical schools in Peru.
The private Pontifical Catholic University of Peru is one of the top 3 higher education institutions in the country
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Founded in 1907 by Catholic priest Father Jorge Dintilhac of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP) - Pontifical Catholic University of Peru is a non-profit private higher education institution in Lima.
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