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  • 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...
  • Langley medical team tested, rewarded in Peru

    Langley medical team tested, rewarded in Peru
    — Time was in short supply when a medical team from Langley Air Force Base touched down in Peru this summer. They had a self-imposed deadline of 12 hours to erect a tent city that included operating rooms, intensive care units and an emergency...
  • Commentary: Charity fundraisers can't solve health-care crisis

    In my husband's country of Peru, many people are poor and many more are poorer still. When someone in a town or village becomes sick or has an accident, the women will gather, cook meals and assemble an event. The people attend to eat the food and then...
  • Critic's Notebook: Mario Vargas Llosa's work and life push boundaries

    Critic's Notebook: Mario Vargas Llosa's work and life push boundaries
    The selection Thursday morning of Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa as winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize for literature raises a familiar question: Why him? Why now? On the one hand, Vargas Llosa is without question a writer of stature, a central figure...
  • La Rinconada: Peru's city of dreams

    La Rinconada: Peru's city of dreams
  • Suspected 'Serial Butt Slasher' Arrested in Peru

    Suspected 'Serial Butt Slasher' Arrested in Peru
    Fairfax, Va. -- A man suspected in more than a dozen incidents at retail stores in Fairfax, Virginia has been captured in Peru, authorities said. Johnny D. Guillen, known as the "Corta Nalgas" -- or "butt cutter" -- was captured Friday in Lima, according...
  • Brazil announces plan to rein in immigration from Haiti

     
    REPORTING FROM RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil has announced plans to grant amnesty to thousands of Haitian immigrants but deport any who cross the border from Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia without visas in the future. Brazil will issue 100 visas a month in Port-au-...
  • Natalee Holloway case: Van der Sloot still faces charges in U.S.

     
    Van der Sloot: Joran Van der Sloot still faces charges in a U.S. courtroom in Alabama relating to Natalee Holloway's disappearance. Van der Sloot is accused of trying to extort Holloway's mother for $250,000, in exchange for information about what...
  • Peru ministers resign over antidrug sweep

     
    Peru's ministers of interior and defense resign after coming under criticism for a monthly anti drugs sweep that left 10 police and soldiers dead....
  • Peru's president swears in new cabinet chief amid mine crisis [updated]

     
    Peru's President Ollanta Humala will swear in one new minster late Sunday and possibly reshuffle other positions....
  • Natalee Holloway justice? Joran Van der Sloot gets 28 years

     
    Natalee Holloway: Natalee Holloway and Stephany Flores never met in life. But today's sentencing of Joran Van der Sloot is expected to give some measure of solace to the families of the two woman, on still missing, one beaten to death....