The chasm measured three metres deep by five metres wide
Spuds have fallen out of favour as low-carb diets and fancy grains have conquered our plates. But we're missing a trick, says agronomist and tuber fan Alan Wilson
Ayahuasca is most commonly consumed as part of rituals designed to communicate with celestial supernatural forces
The Nasa project could be applied both to an attempt to colonise Mars and, on Earth, to farming in tropical areas hit by rising temperatures and drought
With a world of travel opportunities to discover, The Independent’s travel team has distilled the best experiences on offer in 2016
A Canadian has been arrested after he reportedly stabbed Gomes in the chest and stomach in self-defence
A mix of grand colonial private house and country club
For the last 15 years abuses that took place during the 1990s have been known only to a small group of people
Sarpong first worked at Kiss FM and then as a presenter on T4. In 2008 she hosted Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday celebrations in Hyde Park. She now appears on programmes such as 'Celebrity Juice' and 'Loose Women'
New surveillance measures agreed in bid to stem flow of country’s drugs to Europe
The best way to get to this remote site at the edge of Peru's enchanting 'cloud forest'? By mule, as the friends and explorers Hugh Thomson and Benedict Allen found out
Peruvian's sibling was sentenced to 35 years in prison following the deaths of 25 people in Peru between 2000 and 2006
The exhumation in the district of Chungui in Peru brings back traumatic memories for survivors of the internal conflict of 1980-2000, in which soldiers and their paramilitary allies dismembered and killed women and children left behind by fleeing Shining Path rebels.
Palaces and piscos in Peru's capital
The truck full of indigenous Quechua Indians plummeted 650 feet from the road into a ravine
Fujimori is exploiting a legal loophole that also lets him use YouTube