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  • Great chicken, friendly service at Lima's in Catonsville

    Great chicken, friendly service at Lima's in Catonsville
    Sometime over the past few years, Peruvian chicken captured the hearts and stomachs of Marylanders. This is no surprise. Peru's approach to chicken preparation is undeniably tasty, with herb-heavy marinades and a roasting process that results in tender, juicy chicken.
  • Woman facing prison for illegal "buttocks enhancement" injections

    Woman facing prison for illegal "buttocks enhancement" injections
    She promised a "buttocks enhancement" using a top-quality Swiss product injected by a trained cosmetologist for the bargain price of $1,000. But federal authorities said the vials the woman illegally smuggled into the U.S. in her suitcase on a flight...

    Peru's culture showcased in Smithsonian Folklife Festival

    Peru's artists, cultures and famous foods are being featured in the Smithsonian Folklife Festival this year on the National Mall as the South American nation aims to boost tourism and cultural exchange. More than 150 artists and participants traveled...

    AP PHOTOS: Wooly vicunas sheared at Inca festival in Andes

    Hundreds of people from the nearby village of Lucanas grasped a rope decorated with multi-colored streamers and marched across the broad Andean plain to round up vicunas, llama-like animals that are prized for their valuable wool. Before the Wednesday...

    High demand for luxury wool prompts poachers to slaughter vicunas

     High demand for luxury wool prompts poachers to slaughter vicunas
    Vicunas, the wild Andean relatives of camels, are being hunted mercilessly by poachers as the price of the animals' luxuriantly soft hair, coveted by European and Asian apparel makers for coats, scarves and shawls, goes through the roof. Police last...