| Feb 6, 2015
| 7:15 AM
If you're contemplating a trip to South America, Boston-based Overseas Adventure Travel offers free airfare worth $900 per person on selected trips this summer.
The deal is good for June journeys that highlight Machu Picchu in Peru and the Galápagos...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 4:26 AM
WETHERSFIELD — You could call Joseph Simcox a Johnny Appleseed in reverse.
The self-proclaimed "botanical explorer" has spent much of his life, especially the last eight-plus years, circling the globe in search of seeds. His travels — he has...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Environmental activist group Greenpeace apologized on Wednesday for a protest it organized at the ancient Nazca Lines etched in a desert in Peru.
The group said it was sorry if the protest at the historical site on Monday caused any "moral offense" to...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Approximately 190 counties attended the recent U.N. Conference on Climate in Lima, Peru. On Dec. 7, The Morning Call published a good article in which it was stated that the "Lima meeting has to decide at least one basic issue: what the emissions...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:41 AM
One of the most seductively beautiful recordings of the year came from the pen and sensibility of percussionist-bandleader Juan Pastor, who achieved startlingly original work on "Chinchano."
The album, like much of Pastor's music, intertwined the...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:49 PM
State Senate leader Kevin De León (D-Los Angeles) will head a delegation of California officials attending a weeklong conference on climate change starting Sunday in Lima, Peru.
De León will be accompanied to the United Nations Framework Convention on...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
International climate talks in Lima, Peru, are entering their final week, with few hints of whether a newfound optimism that marked the start of negotiations will ultimately translate into an agreement that would rein in climate change.
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:40 PM
On Monday, the 20th Conference of the Parties (COP20) will commence in Lima, Peru, to continue attempts to draft a global treaty on climate change.
It has been 25 years since the international community called for action on greenhouse gases. When the...
| May 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Fueled by $5 million in grants from the J. Paul Getty Trust, 42 museums and other arts institutions from San Diego to Santa Barbara have begun tracing the prominent Latino and Latin American strand in Southern California’s cultural DNA, including...
| May 28, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Two members of British boy band One Direction have been caught on video joking about marijuana while in a vehicle and sharing a rolled-up cigarette of some kind while on tour in Peru.
The U.K.’s Daily Mail Online has posted the video in which...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Luxury brand Belmond offers a deal for summer travelers going to Peru: Stay three nights at one of its hotels and receive a free night at a sister site. That means you could visit Lima or Cuzco and then stay for free at the iconic Belmond Sanctuary...