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Joran van der Sloot Captures Another Woman

Joran van der Sloot Captures Another Woman

Joran van der Sloot is sly and cunning and has somehow captured yet another woman under his spell. The 26 year old convicted killer is serving a 28 year sentence in the maximum security prison, Piedras Gordes, in Lima, Peru. After his stint in Peru, he will be expected to be extradited to the U.S. […]

Ancient Peruvian Textiles Are Being Returned

Ancient Peruvian Textiles Are Being Returned

In an effort to make things right between the nations of Sweden and Peru, 90 pieces of ancient textiles made by the Paracas culture are being returned to their country of origin over the next seven years. In 1934, Swedish consul, Sven Karell, smuggled the fragile pieces out of Peru and into Sweden. One of […]

Ten Injured in Peru as Drunk Amateur Matadors Fight Angry Bull [Video]

Ten Injured in Peru as Drunk Amateur Matadors Fight Angry Bull [Video]

An amateur bullfight in Peru has left at least ten people injured after amateur matadors, some of whom were drunk, attempted to prove their bravery by fighting the angry bull. The incident, which was captured on video and posted on YouTube, took place on Sunday in a village in the Ayacucho region of Hyamanga Province […]

Corruption in Peru

Corruption in Peru

On Saturday in Lima, the Finance Minister Luis Miguel Castilla reported in an interview with RPP radio that the Peruvian economy was in an “irreversible decentralization process” and that State control was weakening, leaving the responsibilities of politics to regional and local governments. Whether the weakness of President Ollanta Humala’s administration is to blame, or […]

Paracas Elongated Skulls New DNA Tests Reveal Shocking Information

Paracas Elongated Skulls New DNA Tests Reveal Shocking Information

A new test performed on the Paracas Elongated Skulls has shown some shocking information about their DNA. Paracas, Peru is located in the Inca Region on the southern coast of the country and it is home to ground breaking discoveries such as the one back in 1928 by Julio Tello where a colossal graveyard was […]

Mummy Ritual Sacrifice Murder? [Video]

Mummy Ritual Sacrifice Murder? [Video]

A mummified Inca woman in her early 20s, who lived over 500 years ago, housed for the past 100 years at the Bavarian State Archaeological Collection in Germany, was just determined to have been from what is now Peru. This was the result of a study published Wednesday by German archeologist Andreas Nerlich and his […]

Cocaine Fat Cats Immune from Most Danger

Cocaine Fat Cats Immune from Most Danger

Since the heyday of the Griselda Blanco and Pablo Escobar, the cocaine trade has remained pretty prominently in the limelight.  The Drug Enforcement Agency and the fat cats selling it on a large scale on the business side of things are actually immune to most of the danger involved in the trade itself in the […]

Cats Barbecued and Eaten at Peruvian Festival [Video]

Cats Barbecued and Eaten at Peruvian Festival [Video]

Animal rights activists are outraged after learning about a religious festival in a town south of Lima, Peru called La Quebrada which involves cats being barbecued and eaten. The festival, which is called Santa Efigenia, also includes cat racing, fireworks, dancing, drinking and other activities. Each year, Peruvians who trace their ancestry back to African […]

Peru, Drug Smugglers Caught by Ibiza Police

Peru, Drug Smugglers Caught by Ibiza Police

Two woman, Melissa Reid, 20, from Lenzie, Glasgow and, Michaella McCollum, 20, from Dungannon, UK, got caught for attempting to smuggle drugs out of Peru, worth $ 1.5 million of cocaine, 24 pounds in their luggage. The pair claim they were forced by a gang in Ibiza, and deny the claims made against them by […]

5.4 Magnitude Earthquake Shook Central Peru

5.4 Magnitude Earthquake Shook Central Peru

A 5.4 magnitude earthquake shook central Peru on Monday afternoon, July 15. The moderate quake struck at 22:35 GMT. The epicenter was 120 kilometers (75 miles) northeast of Oxapampa and 360 kilometers (224 miles) northeast of Lima. Its depth was 145.2 kilometers (90.2 miles). Oxapampa is the capital city of Oxapampa, a province on the […]

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