Earthquake of 4.6 Magnitude Shakes Peru

Earthquake of 4.6 Magnitude Shakes Peru

An earthquake registering 4.6 magnitude that shook areas of Peru occurred just 38 kilometers from the Yunguyo, Moquegua, region of the country, according to early reports. The quake¬†happened on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at UTC time 5:14 a.m., in a region known for its seismic activity. No tsunami warnings were issued and there have been […]

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 […]