| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:39 PM
"Kon-Tiki" is a ripping yarn torn from yesterday's headlines. Though somewhat forgotten now, the 1947 story of six men, an oceangoing raft and a wild and crazy theory was a media sensation that gripped the world's imagination — and launched a...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:12 PM
An American restaurant may not have walked off with the top spot on this year's World's 50 Best Restaurants list awards, which was sponsored by San Pellegrino and held in London on Sunday night, but the United States tied with France for most...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Literary lucha libre: It's a battle of words between writers wearing luchador wrestling masks.
Husband and wife tag team Christopher Vazquez and Angie Silva founded an event for Peru's up and coming writers to compete in the ring, based on the Mexican...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 5:25 PM
MEXICO CITY — Fifty-one people, including 14 children, were killed when a vehicle plunged off of a mountain road in southeast Peru and fell more than 650 feet, local news media reported.
According to the Peruvian newspaper El Comercio, the vehicle...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 10:47 AM
LIMA, Peru — The Peruvian government has promised to investigate charges by an environmental group that the out-of-control slaughter of dolphins in Pacific coastal waters has put the ocean mammal at risk.
At least 15,000 dolphins are being...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The most memorable magic in Daniel Alarcon's engaging and illuminating new novel, "At Night We Walk in Circles," comes when his three main characters, all actors, perform on various stages in their impoverished but beautiful country.
Nelson, Henry and...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Talk about Messi situations.
Hours after it was announced that Wednesday's charity soccer match featuring Argentina's Lionel Messi at the Los Angeles Coliseum had been canceled, Messi went on Facebook and gave his side of the story.
| Jul 4, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Soccer star Lionel Messi wasn't the only one left disappointed when a dispute with promoters led to the cancellation of his charity exhibition scheduled for Wednesday night at the Coliseum.
Among the approximately 20,000 ticket holders left high and dry...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:12 PM
SANTIAGO, Chile — Simply eating in Santiago is enough to make me want to return to the Chilean capital: I want to feel the seismic jolt from a cocktail called the Earthquake, succumb to deathly rich cookies and knots of sweet fried dough called...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:11 AM
Freddy Smalls' Summertime Backyard BBQ takes place Aug. 18. in the West L.A. gastropub's back parking lot. It's $45 for an all-you-can-eat menu of beer-steamed Maryland blue crab, smoked Mary's chickens, grilled tri-tip with Texas toast and chimichurri,...
| Jul 8, 2013
Michael Robinson Chavez, Los Angeles Times Peru is the reason I became a photographer. It was 1988, and a friend had given me a camera and the manual on how to use it. I arrived in a country in the midst of a civil war and mired in chaos. I was hooked;...