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Op-Ed: At the UN climate summit, Peru can't hide a dirty, oily secret

Lima - As delegates from countries around the world gather in the final hours to come to an agreement of climate change, little or nothing at all is being said of the government-sanctioned deforestation, and destructive exploitation of natural resources.

Ancient textile art pieces returned to Peru from Sweden

Lima - Peru's National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History will display until October 12 a priceless mantle recovered from Gothenburg, Sweden. This textile piece ascribed to the Paracas culture is almost 2,000 years old and is in perfect condition.

World Cup Qualifiers: Peru routed Chile in 'Derby of the Pacific'

Lima - Despite an aggressive performance by the Chilean team in the first half, Peru defeated Chile 1-0 at the National Stadium in Lima with a surprise goal in the dying minutes of the game. The win renews Peru's hopes to qualify for World Cup Brazil 2014.

The Cathedral and Museum of Religious Art of Lima, Peru Special

Lima - A visit to the Cathedral of Lima and the nearby Palace of the Archbishop's Museum is an excellent addition to the knowledge of the traditions and history of the old colonial city of Lima, Peru, and the culture and religious art of Latin America.

Earthquake 6.3 Richter shakes south-central Peru, 70 injured

Ica - An earthquake 6.3 magnitude on the Richter scale struck south-central Peru early this morning leaving nearly 70 people injured in the city of Ica.

Fire at drug addiction rehabilitation center in Lima kills 26

Lima - At least 26 people were killed and 10 injured this morning in a fire at a private rehabilitation center for drug and alcohol addiction in Lima, Peru.

Portraits of Peruvian children at Kennedy Park, Miraflores Special

Lima - Every weekend, dozens of artists gather next to the Church of the Miraculous Virgin at Kennedy Park in Miraflores, Lima, to exhibit and sell their paintings primarily devoted to portraits of children from the Peruvian highlands.

Glaciers now melting at fastest rate in last 350 years

Aberystwyth - A new study on ice loss calculations shows some mountain glaciers are currently melting at a rate 100 times faster than at any other period during the last 350 years, setting the stage for major impacts on fresh water supplies and agriculture production.

US citizen imprisoned for 15 years in Peru is released

Lima - Lori Berenson, an American citizen, was released yesterday after 15 years in a Peruvian prison. The woman, was convicted in 1995 for collaborating with the now inactive Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA).
 

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Paracas Textile Art. One of thirty-two panels showing the figure of a condor.
Paracas Textile Art. One of thirty-two panels showing the figure of a condor.
Gov't of Peru. Peruvian Museum of the Archaeology, Anthropology, and History
The area at the left of the dwellings has been protected by the authorities. Future excavations will...
The area at the left of the dwellings has been protected by the authorities. Future excavations will attempt to determine the possible existence of additional archaeological sites, part of the Pachacamac complex.
Some urban settlements have extended dangerously close to the ancient Inca ruins of Pachacamac  in t...
Some urban settlements have extended dangerously close to the ancient Inca ruins of Pachacamac, in the Lurin District, south of Lima.
Stone walls at the Pachacamac Inca ruins. A section of the Lurin River Valley can be seen in the bac...
Stone walls at the Pachacamac Inca ruins. A section of the Lurin River Valley can be seen in the background.
Archaeologists and workers have a lengthy and arduous task to maintain and restore sections of the I...
Archaeologists and workers have a lengthy and arduous task to maintain and restore sections of the Inca ruins at Pachacamac.
Detail of the carvings on the backs of the Choir Stalls.The figures represent  numerous Saints  Virg...
Detail of the carvings on the backs of the Choir Stalls.The figures represent numerous Saints, Virgins, Apostles, Popes, Bishops, etc.
Paracas Textile Art. This 2 000 year-old mantle  one of 89 pieces pertaining to the Paracas culture ...
Paracas Textile Art. This 2,000 year-old mantle, one of 89 pieces pertaining to the Paracas culture of Ancient Peru was recently returned to Peru from Gothenburg, Sweden.
Gov't of Peru. Peruvian Museum of the Archaeology, Anthropology, and History
Lima  Peru: Walls and pasageways atop the Termple of the Sun.
Lima, Peru: Walls and pasageways atop the Termple of the Sun.
Pathway of the Pilgrims. This part of the complex was an ancient road leading to the Oracle of Pacha...
Pathway of the Pilgrims. This part of the complex was an ancient road leading to the Oracle of Pachacamac.
Elaborated walls next to the Temple of the Moon (Acllahuasi) at the Pachacamac Archaeological Comple...
Elaborated walls next to the Temple of the Moon (Acllahuasi) at the Pachacamac Archaeological Complex.
Main access to the Larco Museum of Archeology in the District of Pueblo Libre  Lima.
Main access to the Larco Museum of Archeology in the District of Pueblo Libre, Lima.
The Temple of Pachacamac is another of the large ceremonial constructions at the Pachacamac Archeolo...
The Temple of Pachacamac is another of the large ceremonial constructions at the Pachacamac Archeological Complex near Lima, Peru.
The front of the cathedral is carved in stone and ornamented with exquisite details and decorations....
The front of the cathedral is carved in stone and ornamented with exquisite details and decorations. Around the main portal, there are figures of angels, several statues of the Apostles, and in the top recess, a statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
The Cathedral  Museum of Religious Art holds a large collection of historical objects including pain...
The Cathedral' Museum of Religious Art holds a large collection of historical objects including paintings, sculptures, furniture, jewelry, sacred vessels, antique religious vestments and robes of former archbishops.
Government House aka  Palacio Pizarro  in Lima  PerĂº.
Government House aka "Palacio Pizarro" in Lima, PerĂº.
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The front of the cathedral has two bell towers flanking a central block of Renaissance style with th...
The front of the cathedral has two bell towers flanking a central block of Renaissance style with three large porticos.
Restored section of the Temple of the Moon  also known as Acllahuasi. The compartments were home to ...
Restored section of the Temple of the Moon, also known as Acllahuasi. The compartments were home to the young women that were chosen to become wives of the noblemen or sacrificed to appease Pachacamac and minimize the risks of earthquakes.
Large  walls built with adobe (clay) bricks and stone. A section covered with red paint can be seen ...
Large walls built with adobe (clay) bricks and stone. A section covered with red paint can be seen at the bottom right of the picture.
Central nave of the Cathedral of Lima.
Central nave of the Cathedral of Lima.
Waiting room in front of the Office of the Archbishop.
Waiting room in front of the Office of the Archbishop.

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