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A Tale of Three Cities: Sunday Cycling in Lima, Peru

Rex Burkholder | Posted 02.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Rex Burkholder

One of the best parts about attending Congresses of the Ciclovia Network (CRA) is the chance to get out on a bike in cities throughout Latin America.

An Education That Respects Indigenous Peoples

Marlon Krieger | Posted 02.11.2014 | Impact
Marlon Krieger

He explained to us that he wanted to bring education to his people, but not to teach them our [Western] ways; he'd seen how we lived and didn't like it. He wanted to use education to improve their lives, not change their way of life.

Life Lines Cut Path to Rides

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

I need to sell my year in traveling carnivals to an agent or publisher, I could use these winter months to track down leads and write that book.

LOOK: A Rough Life On The Outskirts Of Lima

AP | Posted 11.12.2013 | Latino Voices

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A little more than a half hour by car from the touristy Lima of fine cuisine and breezy seaside promenades is the soup kitchen whe...

This Is Not Your Average Hotel

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.20.2013 | Travel

When is hotel not just a hotel? When it's a picture frame, of course. The provisionally named "Unbalance Hotel" is set to be built into the side o...

LOOK: 'The Strangest And Saddest City Thou Can'st See'

AP | Posted 08.16.2013 | World

LIMA, Peru -- For roughly four months a year, the sun abandons Peru's seaside desert capital, suffocating it under a ponderous gray cloudbank and fog ...

Lima and Dust

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 06.18.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Lima is a host of cities, some whimsically superimposed on others. It's like a young woman whose body has outgrown her clothes and they no longer fit. Thus, the traffic bottlenecks and the many cranes raising buildings on all sides.

PHOTOS: Lima's Working Class Beach

AP | FRANKLIN BRICENO | Posted 03.21.2013 | Travel

LIMA , Peru -- While Lima's elite passes its summer weekends in gated beach enclaves south of the Peruvian capital, the working class jams by the thou...

Where the Streets Have No Name

Maura Kelly | Posted 03.27.2013 | Impact
Maura Kelly

It was just after midnight on Thanksgiving morning when we arrived at Pronoei Santa Clara de Asís in Huaycan, Lima. My husband, Michael Pryce, and I wanted to meet and understand the needs of the migrant people living in Huaycan, a shantytown on the edge of Lima.

Building Rural Libraries Close to Heaven

Adam Pervez | Posted 02.12.2013 | Impact
Adam Pervez

How do you bring the world to a remote Andean village? More than the world, how do you give kids in your birth village access to knowledge beyond the school curriculum and local folklore?

Fuerza Bicicleta: Urban Biking in Latin America

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 01.12.2013 | Green
Patrick McGinnis

With the advent of bike sharing programs in major metropolises such as Paris, London and Barcelona, every citizen of a city, whether that person owns a bike or not, is now a potential biker. As a result, bike safe and bike-centric urban programs have become highly relevant to a much larger audience.

5 Free Things To Do In Lima

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 06.21.2012 | Travel

LIMA, Peru -- The coastal Peruvian capital of Lima is home to a third of the country's population and most live in dusty barrios on a coastal desert w...

Rendezvous in Peru With My Conscience

The Daily Northwestern | Posted 05.08.2012 | College
The Daily Northwestern

Conflicts are simply reduced when family visits are less frequent. This correlation would be undermined the moment I agreed to travel mano a mano with old mommy dearest.

LIVE UPDATES: Joran Van Der Sloot Murder Trial

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 01.11.2012 | Crime

Joran van der Sloot has pleaded guilty in Peru on charges that he killed Stephany Flores in a Lima hotel room in 2010. Flores, who was a 21-year-o...

Van Der Sloot Murder Trial Postponed

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 03.07.2012 | Crime

LIMA, Peru — Joran van der Sloot appears ready to accept responsibility for the killing of a Peruvian woman five years to the day after the disa...

Joran Van Der Sloot's Not-So-Secret Admirer Says She's His 'Guardian Angel'

Posted 12.13.2011 | Crime

Joran van der Sloot -- who's accused of killing a woman in his Peruvian hotel room last year and was a suspect in the disappearance of Natalee Hollow...

Lima Peru Voted Top Food And Drink Destination

Posted 07.27.2012 | Latino Voices

Peru is most famous for Machu Picchu but slowly the pride of all Peruvians is being recognized -- their food. Slowly, Peruvian food is becoming pop...

A.M. Top News: Joran van der Sloot to appear in court in slaying of Peruvian woman

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

AFP/Getty ImagesJoran Andreas Petrus van der Sloot (C), is escorted by Peruvian police as he arrives to the DIRINCRI (Criminal Investigation Direc...

Police: Joran van der Sloot confesses to murder

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Dutchman Joran van der Sloot, long the prime suspect in U.S. teen Natalee Holloway's 2005 disappearance in Aruba, confesses to...

Poker With Flair at the Latin American Poker Tour

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Sports
Harmon Leon

Like a swarm of crickets, that familiar sound of clicking poker chips fills the tournament room inside the Atlantic City Casino.

The Faces and Style of the Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT)

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Sports
Harmon Leon

Tournament poker is also about big personalities. At the LAPT, the personalities are even bigger.

Fog Nets Deliver Fresh Water In Peru

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A Lima, Peru neighborhood was struggling to get water without plumbing until the German nonprofit, Alimon, came up with an innovative way to provide t...

Taking on No Impact Week From Abroad: Lima's Transportation System Sucks

Levi Novey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Levi Novey

Reducing consumption is hard enough, but doing No Impact Week in a country where the buses are dangerous and the air pollution is much higher than what is healthy -- that's a challenge.

Pound And A Half Of Nails Extracted From Peruvian Man's Stomach

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LIMA, Peru — "They call me the hardware store," says Requelme Abanto from his hospital bed in northern Peru. Doctors in the city of Cajamarca sa...

Peru Firing 'Scandalous' Gays From Police Force

AP | ANDREW WHALEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LIMA, Peru — Peruvian police officers who "damage the image" of law enforcement by engaging in homosexual behavior can lose their jobs under a n...