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Important Talks for Clinton visit to Latin America

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton flew into Lima last Sunday to start talks with various leaders in Latin America on topics such as last year’s coup in Honduras, immigration policy, security issues and talks about the issues concerning Iran and other Middle East countries.  This is not Clintons first visit to Latin America as the […]

Cocaine Makes a Come Back in Peru

There has been a recent increase in the amount of Coca that is being cultivated in the tropical valleys surrounding Peru.  The Andean drug trade is producing large amounts of Coca (a leaf that can be used to make cocaine) in very remote areas around Peru and current estimates of the amount of Coca being […]

Heavy Rain and Mudslides near Machu Picchu

The southern mountain areas of Peru have received almost record amounts of rain which has cause massive mudslides around this area.  Access to the popular tourist destination of Machu Picchu has been cut off now for several days by mudslides that have destroyed roads in and around this area as well as washing over and […]

Controversy surrounds La Catolica university in Lima, Peru

The “Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru” (PUCP) in Lima, one of the top-quality private education institutions in South America, has become the center of a public controversy. The Peruvian media is criticizing the “Opus Dei” organization of the Catholic Church of having the intention to take over the faculty’s leadership on a step-by-step basis. This […]

Peruvian student among the victims in Virginia Tech massacre

A Peruvian citizen identified as Daniel Pérez Cueva (21) was among the 32 victims that died in yesterday’s shooting at Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, VA. according to information by the local media. Perez Cueva lived in the U.S.A. for more than 7 years and began studying International Relations a year ago. At the time […]

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