Peru

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UK’s Hochschild fights Peru’s plans to close mines over environmental impact
London-listed firm says it will ‘vigorously defend’ plan to continue mining gold and silver

Jillian Ambrose

22, Nov, 2021 @11:07 AM

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‘A remarkable history’: inside the exhibition bringing Peru’s past to life
A British Museum show on ancient Andean civilisations is revealing new insights into their views of time, society and war

Nicholas Wroe

11, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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‘A trippy tale of hallucinogens and human sacrifice’: Peru: A Journey in Time – review
Cactus highs and shamanic pan pipe rituals abound in this celebration of an ancient folk culture that marched to its own drumbeat

Jonathan Jones

09, Nov, 2021 @5:00 PM

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‘My mission has been accomplished’: how Susana Baca resurrected Afro-Peruvian music
In her 50-year career, Baca has been a singer, ethnomusicologist and Peru’s minister of culture. As she releases her 16th album, she reveals why her work is as vital as it has ever been

Ammar Kalia

20, Oct, 2021 @7:34 AM

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Fever Dream review – a beautiful and bonkers future cult classic
Director Claudia Llosa returns to form with a woozy work about a cosy domesticity in rural Argentina shattered by uncanny intruders

Leslie Felperin

07, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Peruvians split on how to handle Shining Path leader’s remains
Absence of a firm decision by Peru’s new leftist government has sown doubts about the cabinet’s willingness to act

Dan Collyns in Lima

17, Sep, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Abimael Guzmán, leader of Peru’s Shining Path, dies aged 86
Founder of Maoist insurgents that terrorised Peru in 1980s and 1990s dies in military prison where he was serving life sentence

Dan Collyns Lima

11, Sep, 2021 @7:02 PM

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Nasca, Moche, Wari: British Museum exhibition celebrates Peru’s ancient peoples
Objects dating back more than 3,000 years will highlight cultures many ‘may never have heard of before’

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

07, Sep, 2021 @1:47 PM

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World weatherwatch: Peru’s saint of storms brings salvation to cities and ski slopes
Seasonal storms that blow up on the Peruvian coast at this time of year are named after St Rosa

David Hambling

21, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Lina from Lima review – funny, sultry film about a plucky economic migrant
Upending arthouse tropes with musical numbers and lashings of sex, this witty debut about a Peruvian domestic worker refuses to see its heroine as a victim

Leslie Felperin

16, Aug, 2021 @11:00 AM

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‘Hidden pandemic’: Peruvian children in crisis as carers die
With 93,000 children in Peru losing a parent to Covid, many face depression, anxiety and poverty

Luke Taylor

16, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘New wave of volatility’: Covid stirs up grievances in Latin America
A new series on Covid’s global political impact starts by looking at how the pandemic has fuelled turbulence in Latin America and the Caribbean

Tom Phillips in Fortaleza, Ed Augustin in Havana and Dan Collyns in Lima

06, Aug, 2021 @12:51 PM

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