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  • AP PHOTOS: Peruvian community lives half-year on the water

    Residents of the Peruvian Amazon community nicknamed "Venice of the Jungle" live half the year on the water, with canoes replacing motorcycle taxis as the most popular form of transport. Teenagers swim in the same areas where they played soccer during the...
  • Month-long protest over Peru copper mine claims first life

    Mourners carried a coffin holding a 61-year-old farmer through the streets of a southern Peru port city Thursday after the man became the first fatality of a monthlong protest against a Mexican-owned copper mining project. Agriculture Minister Juan...
  • AP PHOTOS: Rescued monkeys get new home in Peru

    More than three dozen animals rescued from Peruvian circuses and traffickers have a new home in a jungle island sanctuary. The 39 monkeys, South American coatis and kinkajous — also known as honey bears — were flown from Lima to the...
  • Mountain climber Evan Klofach, 79, heads out on his 'last big adventure'

    Mountain climber Evan Klofach, 79, heads out on his 'last big adventure'
    While many retirees devote time to exercising, volunteering and spending time with family, Evan Klofach has managed to squeeze in another activity — visiting majestic mountain ranges. From the Matterhorn in the Swiss Alps to Alpamayo in the...
  • Peruvian food gains popularity in Maryland

    Peruvian food gains popularity in Maryland
    Move over, tacos. See you later, pasta. When it comes to international dining, Peruvian food is what's hot these days — especially in Maryland. Earlier this year, the Huffington Post published a map of the United States showing which cuisine is...
  • In Peru, Lima's Asian infusion is creating new respectability

     In Peru, Lima's Asian infusion is creating new respectability
    There is plenty of time spent gazing out the windows of cars in Lima, because getting around this city of 10 million requires an inordinate amount of patience (and earplugs, depending on how loud a car's horn is). As you pass the time, peering into dim...
  • Roundup: Madonna stingy with her Kahlo, a pyramid lost, a city found

    Roundup: Madonna stingy with her Kahlo, a pyramid lost, a city found
    Copyright laws in England ... green roofs in France ... destroyed pyramids in Peru ... Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera in Detroit ... the spiritual aspect of TED Talks .... grappling with zoning issues in Houston and Los Angeles. Here’s what we’...
  • Occidental Petroleum settles Peru pollution case

    Indigenous communities that sued Occidental Petroleum Corp. over contamination in Peru's northern Amazon have reached an out-of-court settlement in which the oil company will pay them an undisclosed sum. The amount is confidential, under a settlement...
  • Mayor Ryan looking for sub to travel with lt. governor

    Mayor Ryan looking for sub to travel with lt. governor
    Broward's decidedly liberal County Commission has gotten over its aversion to tagging along on the Republican governor's annual trade mission. This year, the Broward mayor can't go, though. He's looking for a substitute for the journey with the...
  • Orlando airports gain new non-stop routes in spring

     Orlando airports gain new non-stop routes in spring
    Central Florida residents soon can fly nonstop to even more destinations, thanks to the addition of new flights from the region's airports. Travelers flying out of Orlando-Sanford International Airport can fly Allegiant to Raleigh-Durham, N.C. beginning...
  • Peru and Ecuador: Free airfare offer on Machu Picchu, Galápagos tours

    Peru and Ecuador: Free airfare offer on Machu Picchu, Galápagos tours
    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...