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Timbers sign Peruvian winger Andy Polo from Liga MX's Morelia

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) The Portland Timbers have acquired winger Andy Polo on loan from Liga MX club Monarcas Morelia for the upcoming season.

The 23-year-old native of Peru played in 25 matches last year for Morelia and made six starts with two goals. 100 more words

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El Discreto Encanto de los Alemanes

Un día le pregunté a mi amiga Kate: ¿Porqué será que los alemanes siempre tuvieron grandes filósofos? Ella, quién tenía un novio alemán, respondió sin titubeos: “Muy obvio. 1,534 more words


"Stand up for righteousness, stand up for truth... God will be at your side forever." /  "Defiende la justicia, defiende la verdad ... Dios estará a tu lado por siempre".

Have you ever heard about Eritrea?

Eritrea is a one-party state in which national legislative elections have been repeatedly postponed. According to Human Rights Watch, the Eritrean government’s human rights record is among the worst in the world. 2,622 more words


The Inga Trees of South America - Ice Cream that Grows on a Tree

It’s now summer in South America, where everyone’s favorite summer snack – ice cream – literally grows on trees! Inga, or ice cream beans, grow plentifully throughout South and Central America, and in addition to their sweet tasting pulp, they have incredible soil regenerating properties that have the potential to combat destructive slash and burn practices in South America’s rainforests. 689 more words


Deep within the tropics of Peru...

Deep within the tropics of Peru, mosquitoes circled like miniature vultures around the lone woman. Hunched forward, steady as a living statue street performer, her long, blond braid trailed down the slope of her back.  316 more words

Amazon Rainforest

Flash Fiction

A while back El Comercio, a newspaper here in Lima, held a flash fiction contest (micro relatos in Peruvian).  The goal was to tell a story in 50 words or less.  194 more words


Letter from Cristofer

Cristofer is 11 and lives in Peru.

“Dear Alisa, I am happy to write you again and in that way greet you with much affection wishing that you and your family are doing well. 215 more words