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Stray Cats and Dogs in Peru

Kevin F. Adler | Posted 04.15.2014 | Impact
Kevin F. Adler

For the animals in Mancora, the situation is abysmal:Hungry dogs roam the street, half limping as they go because they were hit by a moto taxi; emaciated cats, always seemingly pregnant, search for anything to eat. This is the daily scene in the market.

Ironclad Rule Of Governor In Peru State Compared To Al Capone

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 04.14.2014 | Latino Voices

CHIMBOTE, Peru (AP) — One by one, the senior officials from the capital took the microphone and apologized to an auditorium packed with angry people...

WATCH: Times May Finally Be Changing For Gays in Peru

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.11.2014 | Gay Voices

Despite international strides to recognize and protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, ultra-conservative countries like Peru ha...

What Are Your Favorite Things to Do in Lima and Cusco?

Budget Travel | Posted 03.27.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Photo courtesy of Agap13/Dreamstime.com. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel. A few weeks from now, I'll be checking off the number one spot ...

Drink the World: Peru

Dan Miles | Posted 03.20.2014 | Travel
Dan Miles

My head punished me for every single drop the following morning when if felt like someone was sat on my chest stabbing me in the eyes with knitting needles, but it was worth every second.

The Story Behind Girl Rising, the Most Powerful Film You'll See This Year

Christine Horansky | Posted 03.17.2014 | Impact
Christine Horansky

"To me the common thread for the girls in the film, was that they each believed (against all evidence) that they deserved more. They just had a deep sense of their own power and potential."

Been There, Dune That

Marshall S. Berdan | Posted 03.11.2014 | Travel
Marshall S. Berdan

It's a scene right out of Lawrence of Arabia: enormous mountains of sand -- some as tall as 300 feet -- their surface sculpted into soft, geometric designs by the wind, and extending as far as the eye can see.

5 Gluttonous Festivals Around the World

Off Track Planet | Posted 03.13.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Americans aren't in the minority when it comes to stuffing their faces full of food in the name of celebration.

PHOTOS: Nude Cyclists Hit The Streets In Peruvian Protest

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 03.10.2014 | World

Hundreds of nude men and women took to the streets of Lima, Peru this past weekend to protest the traffic problems afflicting their country and promot...

Radical Beyond Belief

Ron Nikkel | Posted 03.04.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Ron Nikkel

You say you want a revolution Well you know We all want to change the world... But when you talk about destruction Don't you know you can count me out...

Clashes At Protests Leave Many Injured In Peru

AP | Posted 02.27.2014 | Latino Voices

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Clashes between Peruvian police and hundreds of protesters in the tourist region of Cuzco have left at least five people injured. ...

No Shining Path

Ron Nikkel | Posted 02.27.2014 | Religion
Ron Nikkel

Our labor has ended, the armed struggle has begun. The invincible flames of revolution will glow, turning to lead and steel. There will be a great rup...

"This New Health Plan Forces Us Women to Focus on Our OWN Health"

Suzanne Skees | Posted 02.18.2014 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

Healthy workers not only feel happier, they work more productively to earn higher incomes for their families. Freedom from hunger, an integrated-servi...

Foreign Drug Mules Trapped In Peru On Parole

AP | CARLA SALAZAR and FRANK BAJAK | Posted 02.13.2014 | Latino Voices

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Profuse sweating betrayed Nicole Bartscher's internal panic over having 10 pounds of cocaine strapped to her body as she negotiate...

Oversized McDonald's In Peru Lets You Relive Your Fondest Childhood Memories

Foodbeast | Posted 04.15.2014 | Taste
Foodbeast

Now if only they could make an adult-sized Play Place . . .

Four Major Latin American Powers Sign Trade Pact

AP | Posted 02.11.2014 | Latino Voices

CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The presidents of four nations collectively responsible for half of Latin America's economic output have signed an accord...

Mentoring Mom: Home Handicrafts Business Expands to Hire Youth

Suzanne Skees | Posted 04.08.2014 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

A stressed, angry wife struggling to support a seriously ill husband and three children figures out a way to mechanize her output and produce four times as much merchandise in four hours a day.

Weaving Natural Resources Into Family Wealth

Suzanne Skees | Posted 03.31.2014 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

Living at such a high elevation (12,549 feet) near Juliaca in the Andes Mountains, in a climate at once subtropical and highland, they work outside from freezing dark predawn, through the harsh heat of the day.

Maritime Boundary Set Between Chile And Peru

AP | FRANK BAJAK and MIKE CORDER | Posted 01.28.2014 | Latino Voices

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The United Nations' highest court set a maritime boundary between Chile and Peru on Monday that grants Peruvians a bigger piece of...

State Dept's Keystone XL Contractor, ERM Group, Also OK'd Controversial Pebble Mine in Alaska

Steve Horn | Posted 03.25.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

One thing is clear as Secretary of State John Kerry and President Barack Obama head into decision-making time on Keystone XL's northern half: ERM has always been able to turn a blind eye to serious environmental impacts.

'Shining Path' Leader Goes On Trial For 1992 Car Bombing

AP | FRANKLIN BRICENO | Posted 01.25.2014 | Latino Voices

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The founder of Peru's Shining Path rebels went on trial Monday for a 1992 car bombing considered one of the worst attacks of the c...

First Time to Peru? 10 Best Things to Do and See

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 03.23.2014 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

While attempting to recreate Hiram Bingham's 1911 trek and "discovery" of Machu Picchu, Adams also reflects on the Inca Civilization that built these ancient cities throughout Peru in the 13th -16th centuries and its final showdown with Spain in the mid 1500's.

The Top 7 International Destinations You Need to Visit in 2014

Peggy Goldman | Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel
Peggy Goldman

Travelers today want to do, see, and interact more than ever before as international travel continues to grow, and we're looking to the future to those countries that will take center stage in the minds and hearts of travelers in 2014.

Mystery Of Weird Rainforest 'Webs' Solved

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

About six months ago, a graduate student at the Georgia Institute of Technology first spotted a mysterious web unlike anything scientists had seen b...

9 Things Not to Miss in The Sacred Valley of the Incas

The GypsyNesters | Posted 02.01.2014 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

Anyone making their way to Machu Picchu must first traverse The Sacred Valley of the Incas (Valle Sagrado de los Incas), and we were no exception. But this was no tedious trek, it was a fascinating adventure in its own right.