Peru

Deafblind Children Are Missing Out

James Thornberry | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
James Thornberry

Deafblindness is a complex disability. Not being able to see and hear requires specialist support and for many children around the world, accessing this support is incredibly difficult.

Who Should Tackle ISIS? John Oliver Has The Answer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Comedy

ISIS is rapidly spreading throughout the Middle East. One country needs to step up and take action. "Peru should really do something about this...

Hey, Eli Roth, About Your 'Cannibal Horror-Thriller'...

David Hill | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
David Hill

Do you think indigenous peoples in the Peruvian Amazon would eat a group of Americans? Do you think that 'un-contacted tribes', as you have been reported to call them, in particular would eat a group of Americans? If the answer is yes to either of these questions, can you explain why you think that?

Planet Appetite: UNI Restaurant Brings Japanese Peruvian Nikkei Cuisine to Belgravia, London, UK

Rupert Parker | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Named after the Japanese word for Sea Urchin, UNI Restaurant and Sushi Bar serves up delicious Japanese and Peruvian fusion cuisine, known as Nikkei.

Getting an Education in the Peruvian Jungle: The Chaskawasi Project

Katarina Zimmer | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Katarina Zimmer

For one day in the year the whole village queues for hours in hope of doctors' advice for a variety of ailments. At the last visit, four of the children were unable to see a doctor regarding eye problems that hindered them in reading because the system works on a 'first come, first served' basis.

Poorna Bell

How To Make A World Class Ceviche

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Peruvian food was a big thing in London a couple of years ago, and, in the same way that Mexican food has taken on a more sophisticated interpretation...

Roy May Be Holding Us Back

Tom Cook | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Sport
Tom Cook

I've risked major mockery in the last month for asserting confidently amongst friends that England are different this time around, that we can match the fluent approach play of more successful nations, because this time we have the personnel. After watching our 3-0 snooze-fest against Peru, I stand by this marginally fantastical statement.

Volunteer Stories: South America Ethical Adventure Trail

Frontier | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Frontier

Our journey in Peru began on the beach of Máncora. Here we cruised the town in motorcycle taxis, sunbathed on the beach, and enjoyed fresh ceviche. Continuing south by bus, we landed in the Miraflores distric of Lima. This was the perfect place to recharge before heading up into the Andes Mountains.

Seven Foods You Must Eat... Like the Incas

Layne Lieberman | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

When visiting Peru, don't miss a visit to the city of Cusco and the Sacred Valley. It is in this region where you can experience truly authentic Peruvian cuisine and sample more than seven ancient super-foods that were known to provide energy and sustenance for the labor-intensive life of the Incan warriors and farmers of long ago.

Keep It Real and Do It Right: Reaping the Rewards of Authentic Travel in Peru

Justin Francis | Posted 29.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Justin Francis

Peru, a name which conjures up images of lost Incan kingdoms, the snow-capped Andes and sacred Lake Titicaca. It's easy to view a holiday to this microcosm of South America as simply a journey through a lost Incan Empire. But don't underestimate its diversity.

Travel Perfect Peru in Eight Stunning Photos

Max Lewis Barnard | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Max Lewis Barnard

It's no wonder that photographers flock to get as many snaps of the splendours that Peru so majestically displays. But which of those photographers manage to convey the beauty of Peru the best. I have scanned the internet to find some of the best photos of the formidable South American hotspot:

Convicted Drugs Mule In Peru Jail Could Serve Rest Of Sentence In UK

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK

Convicted drugs mule Melissa Reid could serve the rest of her sentence in the UK as Peru seeks a jail transfer. The 20-year-old may return home in the...

If Norway Is a 'Human Rights Superpower', It Must Act on Peru

David Hill | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK
David Hill

It sounds good, doesn't it, a Council on Ethics established by a Finance Ministry to investigate if companies violate ethical guidelines and, if the answer is yes, to recommend the government divests?

Peru's Amazon at Risk: '21st Century Oil Firms With 18th Century Laws?'

David Hill | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK
David Hill

Given that these three people have spent years between them working to defend the Peruvian environment and Peruvians' human rights and seen all manner of government, company or others' chicanery, their responses make it clear just how, well, 'terrible', 'incredible' and 'outrageous' the proposed law really is.

Indigenous Leader Denounces Peru's Camisea Gas Project Expansion

David Hill | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK
David Hill

Abras Turco is reported as claiming to speak for 22 heads of indigenous communities in the region, and criticizing national, regional and local government 'for their incapacity to set in motion development projects.'

Mystery As 400 Dead Dolphins Wash Up On Peru's Beaches

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK

More than 400 dolphin corpses have mysteriously washed up on beaches in northern Peru. Authorities are so far baffled as to the cause of the incide...

Gas Firm 'Assumes' It Will Bring 'Fear' to the Peruvian Amazon

David Hill | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK
David Hill

Gas company Pluspetrol admits it will cause 'fear' and possibly 'stress' and a 'sensation of invasion' among indigenous peoples in the Peruvian Amazon who have little or no contact with outsiders.

Shocking Footage Of Vigilantes Whipping 'Prostitutes'

ITN | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

In shocking scenes, members of a local vigilante group in Peru storm a nightclub, whipping and shoving dozens of female employees.. ...

Peru Drugs Mule Pair Melissa Reid and Michaella McCollum Receive Six Year Sentences

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Melissa Reid and Michaella McCollum, the two British women accused of drug smuggling in Peru, have been given jail terms of six years and eight months...

Peru Gay Man Tortured, Dismembered and Burned to Death

Dan Littauer | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK
Dan Littauer

A 19 year-old gay man was brutally, tortured and murdered in Peru, reveals a report that has surfaced earlier this week... This hate crime has shocked Peru's public, since the charred remains of Molero's body were found with police reporting signs of the young man having been tortured and then dismembered.

850 Brits 'Banged-Up Abroad' For Drug Offences

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK

Hundreds of Britons are locked up in squalid conditions overseas, without trial, for drug related offences that could carry a possible death penalty, ...

Peru Fishermen Are Butchering Dolphins For Cheap Shark Bait

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK

An undercover journalist has shot the first ever footage which confirms fisherman are butchering dolphins and using their flesh as shark bait off the ...

World Food Day: Food Aid Is Not a Long-Term Solution

Sarah K Edwards | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Sarah K Edwards

Indigenous children in Peru are growing up stunted and with cognitive impairments, and food aid programmes are part of the problem. For the Ashanink...

The Petra Trail - Highlights of Peru

Petra Shepherd | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Petra Shepherd

For me the undoubted highlight of Peru has been the people. I've only really touched on a small area of Peru - Cusco and the Sacred Valley, Arequipa and the Colca Canyon and Puno and Lake Titicaca yet I feel as though I've visited three entirely different countries as reflected in the traditional dress.

UN Says Peru's Gas Plans Could Threaten Indigenous Peoples

David Hill | Posted 08.12.2013 | UK
David Hill

A United Nations committee says that plans by Peru's government to expand a controversial gas project in the Amazon could threaten the 'physical and cultural survival' of indigenous peoples...