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Friday 25 June 2010
Back in the late Sixties, when Western pop culture was turning paisley, something similar was happening in Peru, paralleling the Tropicalismo movement revolutionising Brazilian music.
Monday 07 June 2010
The lone suspect in the disappearance of a US teenager, Natalee Holloway, in Aruba in 2005 was paraded before reporters as Peruvians denounced him and detectives began interrogating him about the killing of a Lima student.
Sunday 06 June 2010
In this readable and erudite economic history, Alan Beattie's stated aim is to destroy the "fatalistic myths" routinely used to explain the success of some economies and the failure of others. In the 19th century, for instance, there was no guarantee that America would grow into the world's most powerful economy while Argentina's would stall: "Both were young dynamic countries with fertile farmland and confident exporters." Had the South won the American Civil War, theorises Beattie, their economies today would have been very similar.
Thursday 03 June 2010
Supermarkets are shunning seasonal British food in favour of fruit and vegetables air-freighted from thousands of miles away, according to research for the Independent.
Thursday 27 May 2010
She started out as a passionate fighter for social justice and democracy. She ended up on the front lines of one of Latin America's bloodiest civil wars, to be arrested and jailed for life for terrorism. Now, after 15 years behind bars, the ordeal of Lori Berenson is almost over.
Saturday 22 May 2010
Every week, we invite companies to give us their best deal for a specified holiday. Today: a two-week journey around Peru, leaving in mid June. Prices are per person based on two sharing.
Friday 21 May 2010
A team of archaeologists who uncovered a 1,400 year old pyramid in Peru say that the finding is particularly unusual. The flat-topped pyramid, which was built by the Moche culture, was used for the living rather than just for the dead, and contains a wealth of artefacts, murals and human remains.
Tuesday 18 May 2010
What a happy day it must have been for Melissa Jacobs when a silly old fool called Lord Triesman took a shine to her.
Friday 07 May 2010
Tuesday 04 May 2010
John Peel's son is to follow in his father's footsteps after securing his own BBC radio show.
Sunday 11 April 2010
Monday 29 March 2010
A team of archaeologists have unearthed five chamber tombs at Ayia Sotira, a cemetery in the Nemea Valley in Greece, just a few hours walk from the ancient city of Mycenae. The tombs date from 1350 – 1200 BC, the era in which Mycenae thrived as a major centre of Greek civilization.
Saturday 20 March 2010
Tuesday 02 March 2010
It is the biggest transfer in the world of fruit preserves in many a season. Robertson's Golden Shred has signed up Paddington Bear to front the marmalade maker's new campaign to dominate the breakfast table.
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