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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...

WATCH Bill Maher: Nobel Committee Must Rename The Prize

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

In the wake of Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa's Nobel Prize in literature, "Real Time"'s Bill Maher has a new rule: The prize committee must chang...

Former spy 'is not Russian and wants to go to Peru'

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

At least one of the 10 Russian undercover agents arrested by the FBI and sent back to Moscow last month in a rare spy-swap is having so much difficul...

Tourist Plane Crashes Near Famous Nazca Lines, 6 Killed

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

LIMA, Peru — A small plane carrying British tourists crashed near the famed Nazca Lines in Peru on Saturday, killing all six people on board, po...

12 Epic Outdoor Adventures (PHOTOS)

Jetsetter.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

What makes for an epic adventure? You need a spectacular location, thrilling activities and, of course, just enough danger to make it a challenge. But...

Holloway's Mom Confronts Van Der Sloot In Jail

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) - The attorney for the mother of an Alabama teen who vanished in Aruba says his client entered a Peruvian jail and talked directly with the Dutc...

A Celebration of Latin American Cinema

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

The Film Society of Lincoln Center's Latinbeat Film Festival offers a benchmark by which to examine and appraise films coming from South of the Border.

Van Der Sloot: I 'Feel Guilty' For Everything

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In an exclusive new interview, Joran Van Der Sloot admits to feeling "guilty" about everything that happened over the past five years, including the e...

PHOTOS: California, The Andes, China, And 6 More Of The Most Polluted Places In The World

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 11.01.2011 | Green

From the highways of Los Angeles to the Citarum River of Bandung, Indonesia, earth's most polluted city of Linfen, China to the streets of London, the...

Whale-Eating Whale DISCOVERED At Coastal Desert In Peru

msn.com | Larry O'Hanlon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The massive skull and jaw of a 13-million-year-old sperm whale has been discovered eroding from the windblown sands of a coastal desert of Peru. ...

PHOTO: Guess Where This Is?

Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel

Dream trip: Hiking in Peru. Ever since we saw the Mayan ruins of Mexico, we want to learn more about ancient South American cultures. So we're dyi...

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...

Lands: A Poetic Film About a Mysterious Place

Linda Hassler | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Linda Hassler

Lands is a weird, wild and wonderful film that took me by surprise. Brazilian director Maya Da-Rin gave me a trip to a strange and interesting land.

Vampire Bats ATTACK More Than 500 In Peru

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Northeastern Peruvians are the latest to fall victim to a vampire craze -- but this one is a lot more serious than a schmaltzy teen flick. The Per...