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Peru

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  • City worker peddled vitamins to owners of restaurants she inspected

    City worker peddled vitamins to owners of restaurants she inspected
    On a cloudy afternoon in September, Chicago health inspector Charity Okoro arrived at Taste of Peru and began pointing out problems. "She comes into the restaurant really mad, really screaming," recounted co-owner Cesar Izquierdo, according to city...
  • Spirited Traveller: Santiago's pisco makes tipplers tremble

    Spirited Traveller: Santiago's pisco makes tipplers tremble
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Here's a tip for the thirsty traveller: Both Chile and Peru make tasty variations on the grape brandy known as pisco. Try both if you can. But wherever you are, pretend that your host country's pisco is the only one for you. In...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • Cuzco, Peru, travel information

    THE BEST WAY TO CUZCO From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Cuzco is offered on LAN, Aeromexico, American, United, Delta and Copa. Restricted round-trip fares, including taxes and fees, are $766-$786. TELEPHONES To call the numbers below...
  • World Watch

    Iceland The Hekla volcano, near the Eyjafjoell volcano responsible more than 100,000 flight cancellations throughout Europe last year, is close to erupting, according to volcanologists. Measurements indicate magma movement beneath the surface, and the...
  • Planning your trip to Machu Picchu along the Salkantay Trail

    Trip logistics: To re-create the trip described, contact any one of a number of Mountain Lodge of Peru's travel partners, including Mountain Travel Sobek (www.mtsobek.com); REI (www.rei.com/adventures) or Backroads (www.backroads.com) or contact MLP...
  • La Rinconada: Peru's city of dreams

    La Rinconada: Peru's city of dreams
  • Mo-Chica to open May 30: Here's the menu

     
    Ricardo Zarate says he's looking forward to grilling paiche, an Amazonian river fish that can weigh up to 500 pounds, in his new kitchen at downtown Mo-Chica, set to open May 30. The original Mo-Chica located in the Mercado de......
  • Peru police arrest mayor who led mine protests

     
    Peruvian police detain a mayor who supported protests against a mine in defiance of state of emergency...
  • Peru declares state of emergency after violence at mine protests

     
    The Peruvian government on Tuesday declared a state of emergency in a southeastern province after eight days of protests over a proposed expansion of a huge copper mine left at least two residents dead and 70 police injured....
  • Mexico cancels mega-resort project near Baja California reef

     
    Mexico's government on Friday halted a controversial mega-resort development in Baja California Sur after environmentalists said it would have threatened a large coral reef in the Sea of Cortes that has rebounded dramatically from years of damage. The...
  • Leading foe rejects new plan for Peru mine

     
    Gregorio Santos, Cajamarca regional president, said changes in a plan to build a $4.8-billion copper and gold mine in northern Peru are not sufficient to win locals' support....