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Bolivar: American Liberator - Marie Arana

In the annals of Latin American history, perhaps no other figure is as studied as Simón Bolívar (1783-1830), the liberator of South America.   Former Venezuelan President Hugh Chavez (1954-2013) famously spoke with images of Bolívar behind him as he sought to transform the country into a contender on the world stage. 818 more words

Biographies

Sunday Special - Machu Picchu, Peru

Situated in a mountaintop 50 km / 50 mi northwest of the Peruvian city of Cusco is an old Incan citadel that has captivated tourists and travellers alike since it was re-discovered by Hiram Bingham in July 1911.What he though was the “Lost City of the Incas” was in fact… 167 more words

Travel

New Publication

As a result of a meeting held by UNESCO Mexico attended by NPC Peru’s Nestor Allgas, our latest NPC publication called: “Community conservation as a tool for primate conservation in Peru” is out now. 38 more words

Conservation

Vania Bludau asiste al lanzamiento del Gr3ngasho roll en Miami

El influencer estadounidense Clayton Thomas lanza en Miami el Gr3ngasho roll, un sushi creado por el restaurante peruano japonés Itamae. El pasado jueves 13 de diciembre, Gr3ngasho convoca a un… 64 more words

Miami

Cusco quick guide

There are many reasons you should visit Cusco! Capital of the Inca empire and the closest transport hub for Machu Picchu is the main draw for many people. 1,154 more words

General

The best Vegan restaurants in Cusco

On the face of it, being a plant eater in Peru can seem challenging! Especially considering the national dishes are guinea pig, ceviche and alpaca! We found the majority of restaurants are happy to remove the meat parts of the dish and then class it as a vegetarian meal which is ok, though not the best! 434 more words

General

Peru EARTHQUAKE: Huge magnitude 4.8 quake hits Peru - RING OF FIRE on alert

The 4.8 magnitude quake struck near the Peruvian and Ecuadorian boarder in the region of Loreto. The tremor struck the mountainous area at 9.56AM UTC at a depth of 144.1 km beneath the surface. 24 more words

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