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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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.
On All Saints' Day and the Day of the Dead Peru celebrates the Living and the Dead with a mixture of ancient indigenous and Christians elements
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01 and 02 November
As so many other religious festivities in the country the celebration of All Saints’ Day (Día de Todos los Santos Vivos) and All Souls’ Day (Day of the Dead - Día de los Difuntos) is a mixture of Christians elements brought to Peru by the Spanish conquerors and ancient indigenous traditions.
While many think of Halloween, Peru celebrates the Day of the Creole song
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31 October
While on October 31 most think of Halloween, Peru celebrates on that day an important part of the coastal culture of the country with the Day of the Creole Song - Dia de la Cancion Criolla.
Qeswachaka Inca Rope Bridge
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First half of June
In the first half of June members of four Quechua communities high in the Peruvian Andes about 180 km (110 miles) from Cusco come together to ceremonially cut the ropes of the Q’eswachaka bridge, the last remaining traditional Inca rope bridge, let it fall into the Apurimac river below and then rebuilt it by hand in a 3-day ceremony...
Peru-Business-and-Investment-Guide
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Peru is seeking to attract investment, both domestic and foreign, in all sectors of the economy. For such purpose, it has taken the necessary measures to establish a coherent investment policy that eliminates barriers that may be faced by foreign investors. As a result, it has been considered one of the countries with the most open investment regimes in...
PromPeru Promotional Videos - Peru
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Peru, the richest country in the world, invites us to discover that being rich isn’t about having the most; it’s about experiencing the most unforgettable moments. And these experiences begin on a trip to Peru, a place where the diversity and authenticity of the culture, nature and food hold the essence of life itself.
Peru Crime & Safety Report - Details of the current U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory for Peru
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According to the current U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory, Peru has been assessed as level 1: exercise normal precautions. The following information is an extract of the current Travel Advisory for Peru issued by the U.S. Department of State. Additional information has been added by the U.S. Embassy in Lima and the author.
Each year in November the famous Lord of the Miracles Bullfight Festival is held in Lima
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Sundays in November
November is the time of the year in Lima that many await and lots despise: the Feria Taurina del Señor de los Milagros, the largest bullfight festival in Peru, is held in Lima’s renowned Plaza de Acho.
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