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Liver Donation, Break up, Led Author David Jedeikin to Wander the Rainbow

Simona Rabinovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Simona Rabinovitch

After donating part of his liver to his (now ex-) boyfriend, breaking up and feeling lost, David Jedeikin wrote about it all in his book, Wander the Rainbow.

"Free Trade": The Capitulation Continues, Middle Class Weeps

Jonathan Tasini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Tasini

"Free trade" is right up there on the list of very bad policies -- at least if you believe in a middle class. But the administration is amping up its efforts to get three "free trade" deals through Congress.

Yale Gives Back Artifacts They Took From Macchu Picchu Over 100 Years Ago

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Yale University announced Friday that it will send back to Peru thousands of Incan artifacts removed from the famed Machu Picchu ...

The Paraguayan Siamese Dogs and Other Memorable Pictures I've Taken

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Patrick McGinnis

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Looking Ahead for Egypt -- Check Out Peru

Maria McFarland | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Maria McFarland

How is it possible for Egypt to create a legitimate, rights-respecting government out of the discredited status quo? Peru successfully navigated a similar transition not too long ago.

WATCH: Breathtaking Footage Of Uncontacted Amazon Tribe

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Worldwide attention has turned to the Peru-Brazil border where uncontacted Indians live, and the South American countries are finally feeling the pres...

WATCH: Police Take In Lost Penguin Wandering City Streets

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sure there are police dogs, but what about police penguins? A penguin in Peru recently lost his way, and waddled miles from his beach home into the co...

The Top New Food Travel Destinations For 2011

Endless Simmer | Posted 09.19.2011 | Home
Endless Simmer

At Endless Simmer, we really only travel for one reason -- new things to stuff our faces with! But we're done with Rome and Paris. Here are our 10 fav...

One Man's Quest To Change The World Through Travel

Jetsetter.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

For two years, Paul von Zielbauer has led once-in-a-lifetime trips -- all about adrenaline and altruism -- to corners of the globe even avid traveler...

Political Novelas, Rock Star Miners and Record Growth: A Latin American Year in Review

Roberto Ramos | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Roberto Ramos

In the super competitive digital coupon space, Brazil's Peixe Urbano and Mexico's BuzzUrbano give North American leader Groupon a run for their money. In the underlying psychology behind digital consumption, Latinos have the cultural edge.

Subcoyote Alberto: Father of Latin America's green movement

Tracy L. Barnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tracy L. Barnett

Subcoyote Alberto Ruz and his Rainbow Caravan for Peace inspired a generation of writers, artists, activists and gardeners dedicated to a more sustainable future.

A Journey to the Amazon Basin of Peru

Tucker Hassler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Tucker Hassler

I peer out the window of our Boeing 757 and see nothing but unyielding darkness. It's a strange dichotomy, considering we're about to land in a place teaming with more life than anywhere on the planet.

A Citizen's Reflections on Race, Violence and Power

Cynthia Boaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cynthia Boaz

Originally published on December 16, 2007 at Truthout.org. In recognition of International Human Rights Day, upcoming on December 10th. Three ye...

PHOTOS: A Quick Tour Of Amazing Peru

Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel

The South American country of Peru is an adventurer's, gourmand's and history buff's dream. From the snow-capped peaks of the Andes to the deep jungle...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Javier Fuentes-León on Undertow

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The triangles just keep getting more complicated, don't they? In the new Peruvian film, Undertow, fisherman Miguel (Cristian Mercado) is eagerly await...

Pro Surfer Stephanie Gilmore on Travel Hits and Misses

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Stacie Krajchir

Gilmore is a comfortable soul with a sprinkle of surprise. She's impressive, inspiring and set for some serious global domination. I grabbed her for a quick interview to get the lowdown.

CIA Misconduct in Peruvian Killing Underlines Inconsistencies--and Problems--in U.S. Policies

Human Rights First | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights First

By Gabor Rona, International Legal Director Talk about exquisite timing. Two days ago, the New York Times reported on the just-released publication...

'Modern Family' Line Offends Peru

AP | E.J. TAMARA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Peruvians are miffed over a "Modern Family" episode in which a character suggests that the Andean nation is full of backward, viol...

Peru Police Officer Narrowly Escapes Being Crushed By Truck (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Peru policewoman's near-fatal collision with an 18 wheeler has been captured on CCTV. In the clip, the officer -- identified by the New York Daily...

Art and Myth in Ancient Peru: The History of the Jequetepeque Valley

Susan Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Susan Segal

Currently on display at the Americas Society is a grand look at some pre-Colombian treasures. The exhibition presents objects that span from the time of the Cupisnique Culture to the Inca conquest.

Extraordinary Finds in Latin American Culture

Susan Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Susan Segal

Currently on display at the Americas Society is a grand look at some pre-Colombian treasures: "Art and Myth in Ancient Peru: The History of the Jequetepeque Valley."

The King is Naked! In defense of Michele Santoro.

Aldo Civico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Aldo Civico

There is no democracy, unless there is dissent and that dissent can be overtly expressed. It obfuscates one's mind to see how heads of states, democra...

American Activist Turns Herself In To Peru Police

AP | CARLA SALAZAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LIMA, Peru — An American activist convicted of aiding leftist rebels surrendered to police Wednesday after a court struck down a decision granti...

Our Vargas Llosa who art in Nobel...

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Today's guest post is from Cuban writer, photographer and blogger, Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo. Our Vargas Llosa who art in Nobel... by Orlando Luis Pard...

REVOLT! Soccer Ref ATTACKED By Players And Fans

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Copa Peru, an annual Peruvian soccer tournament, was the site of a major fan revolt last weekend. After referee Carlos Montero Mendoza made a question...