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  • Quiz: UNESCO World Heritage sites

    In November, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) celebrates the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, an international treaty ratified by 190 nations that set out to preserve important cultural and...
  • Ancient attractions

    Ancient attractions
    An authentic Indiana Jones is alive and well, right here in town. Baltimore, meet Douglas Comer. Operating rather inconspicuously from his Charles Village-based firm Cultural Site Research and Management, Comer has overseen some of the region's most...
  • Like different kinds of music

    Like different kinds of music
    Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with the Rev. Noe Juarez of Sunset Presbyterian Church, Fort Lauderdale. Q: How has the church been doing since you arrived in July? A: We've done some outreach,...
  • Joe Surf: An eye-opening trip to Peru for one Newport teen

    Axel Eaton admitted his trip to South America last summer was an eye-opener. At the urging of his mom, Eaton, a Newport Harbor High student, joined Waves for Development last year, and was struck by the level of poverty when he took a trip to Lobitos,...
  • Kid Rock bringing big sound to small Illinois town

    Kid Rock bringing big sound to small Illinois town
    Kid Rock will be taking the stage Friday in Illinois, but not in Chicago like he did at the United Center and House of Blues in 2011. No, the “Cowboy” and “All Summer Long” rocker will be performing on the Illinois Valley Regional...
  • I left my heart in Pisco

    I left my heart in Pisco
    Well, I've actually never been to the city of Pisco, in the Southern coast of Peru. But I have, many times, been around the grapes and the brandy that take their name from that place. Pisco, in a way, is part of my identity. I wrote a story for the Sun...
  • City worker peddled vitamins to owners of restaurants she inspected

    City worker peddled vitamins to owners of restaurants she inspected
    On a cloudy afternoon in September, Chicago health inspector Charity Okoro arrived at Taste of Peru and began pointing out problems. "She comes into the restaurant really mad, really screaming," recounted co-owner Cesar Izquierdo, according to city...
  • Celebrating the life of the well-traveled Pat Nixon

    Celebrating the life of the well-traveled Pat Nixon
    As the wife of an ambitious politician, Pat Nixon had her hands full. Besides keeping up with Richard Nixon's various political incarnations, she had a household to run and two daughters to raise. But as a new exhibit on the centennial of her birth at...
  • Mo-Chica to open May 30: Here's the menu

     
    Ricardo Zarate says he's looking forward to grilling paiche, an Amazonian river fish that can weigh up to 500 pounds, in his new kitchen at downtown Mo-Chica, set to open May 30. The original Mo-Chica located in the Mercado de......
  • Peru police arrest mayor who led mine protests

     
    Peruvian police detain a mayor who supported protests against a mine in defiance of state of emergency...
  • Peru declares state of emergency after violence at mine protests

     
    The Peruvian government on Tuesday declared a state of emergency in a southeastern province after eight days of protests over a proposed expansion of a huge copper mine left at least two residents dead and 70 police injured....