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  • Wethersfield-Based Seed Expert Travels The Planet In Search Of Rare Finds

    Wethersfield-Based Seed Expert Travels The Planet In Search Of Rare Finds
    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...
  • Juan Pastor exquisitely blends jazz with music of Peru

    Juan Pastor exquisitely blends jazz with music of Peru
    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...
  • Sen. Kevin De León leading delegation to Peru on climate change

    Sen. Kevin De León leading delegation to Peru on climate change
    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...
  • Peru climate change talks slowed by clashes of rich and poor nations

    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. Convened by...
  • Greenpeace apologizes for protest at Peru's ancient Nazca Lines

    Greenpeace apologizes for protest at Peru's ancient Nazca Lines
    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...
  • Fossil fuel companies must adapt

    Fossil fuel companies must adapt
    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...
  • Diane W. Husic: Progress expected at climate change conference in Peru

    Diane W. Husic: Progress expected at climate change conference in Peru
    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...
  • Peru: Free night at Machu Picchu's cushy Belmond hotel

    Peru: Free night at Machu Picchu's cushy Belmond hotel
    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...
  • What the 9/11 museum could learn from two Latin American memorials

    What the 9/11 museum could learn from two Latin American memorials
    It is difficult to say at which point during my visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum I went from somber to irritated. Was it at the umpteenth piece of mangled wreckage? Or at one of the overwhelming displays, cluttered with everything from a man's watch to...
  • Impressive exhibition tells the story of Latin America in pictures

    Impressive exhibition tells the story of Latin America in pictures
    An injured woman is pulled out of a protest in Peru in 1960. A boy lies next to a bent bicycle, a cinematic puddle of blood pooling next to his head in Mexico City, 1958. A crowd gathers before a hanged man at a plaza in La Paz, Bolivia, in 1946 —...
  • Art Hovhannisyan returns to 'Friday Night Fights' against Jonathan Maicelo

    Art Hovhannisyan returns to 'Friday Night Fights' against Jonathan Maicelo
    If Art "Lionheart" Hovhannisyan is indeed back on the path toward putting himself into the conversation for a world title opportunity, Friday night poses an opportunity to prove just that. Glendale's Hovhannisyan will go toe to toe with Jonathan Maicelo...