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Peru

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  • Local lifeguards take it global

    When the sun is out and the weather is warm, Orange County residents flock to the beaches to surf, body board and swim in the chill Pacific without a second thought that if something happened, a lifeguard would be there to assist them. But, in some...
  • Designer Greg Chait: Ready for his close-up?

    Designer Greg Chait: Ready for his close-up?
    When Greg Chait won the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award in New York City last month, the man behind the Elder Statesman line of ultra-luxury cashmere knits — think $5,525 blankets, $1,890 belted cardigan sweaters and $380 ski caps — was...
  • Deportation reprieve for illegal immigrants starts Wednesday

    Deportation reprieve for illegal immigrants starts Wednesday
    When Sarita Santillan moved from Peru to Maryland with her family in 2003, she was just 11 years old — and had little clue how hard it would be to stay here. This week, Santillan, 20, an illegal immigrant who lives in Greektown, will be among...
  • 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...
  • Chefs roam the globe for fun and research

     Chefs roam the globe for fun and research
    I remember the stories -- L.A. chefs renting fast cars and and doing a Michelin three-star restaurant blitz through France. Ten restaurants in five days. Wallowing in foie gras, truffles, baby lamb, Brittany lobsters and newborn vegetables. Not to mention...
  • Roho Kitchen is red-hot

    Roho Kitchen is red-hot
    Name: Jorge Montes Title: Executive chef/owner Location: Roho Kitchen, 8338 W. State Road 84, Davie; 954-200-2895; RohoKitchen.com Age: 31 Time at this location: Four years Style of food prepared: International Background: Montes recently...
  • Quiz: UNESCO World Heritage sites

    Quiz: UNESCO World Heritage sites
    In November, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) celebrates the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, an international treaty ratified by 190 nations that set out to preserve important cultural and...
  • 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...
  • Like different kinds of music

    Like different kinds of music
    Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with the Rev. Noe Juarez of Sunset Presbyterian Church, Fort Lauderdale. Q: How has the church been doing since you arrived in July? A: We've done some outreach,...
  • Joe Surf: An eye-opening trip to Peru for one Newport teen

    Axel Eaton admitted his trip to South America last summer was an eye-opener. At the urging of his mom, Eaton, a Newport Harbor High student, joined Waves for Development last year, and was struck by the level of poverty when he took a trip to Lobitos,...