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Saturday Morning Coffee with Mr. Living in Peru

Dear friends, Peru is a very “macho” country and everyday women and children are being abused and assaulted at every social level. Lately, an incident in Miraflores, where a very jealous boyfriend hailed his young girlfriend through the streets and up the stairs of an apartment building ...

Peru: Rising Economy Attracting Investors

The Peruvian economy is an attractive place for many foreign investors because it has enormous potential for growth, says JP Morgan Yesterday we reported the impressive amount of money invested in hydrocarbons during the month of August. Among other areas reporting growth, it is possible to ...

Age Limit for Teaching in Universities Expanded

This change was approved unanimously yesterday. In 2014 the University Law established that the maximum age limit was 70 years. Tourism and economy are not the only to areas where Peru is showing superior development. Peru is also increasing its educational level. For primary and high-school, ...

Restaurant Review: GEA Cocina Saludable

No-nonsense organic fresh food at an understandable price can all be found at GEA Cocina Saludable. Too good to be true? Let's find out. Healthy eating is becoming increasingly popular. On the forefront of that is eating plant-based diets , avoiding processed flours & sugars, & attempt to eat more ...

An Epic Battle Between a Girl and a Rat Goes Viral on Facebook

The video went viral because it is very funny, and it raises the question, what would one of us do in the same situation? Internet and especially social networks tend to make funny things go viral very quickly. Such is the case of this video where a girl is battling a rat with a broom The post An ...

Use of Smart TV with Internet has Tripled in Peruvian Households

  Also, four out of every six Peruvians have at least one smartphone, according to the Residential Telecommunication Services Survey . Between 2014 and 2016, the use of Smart TVs with internet in Peruvian households has increased from 13.3% to 36.9%, according to the Supervisory Agency for Private ...

Green Day Changes Date of Show in Lima for the Repechage of Peru

The American band was going to play in Lima on November 15, the same day that Peru will play their last match in order to qualify for Russia 2018 by repechage. Green Day will change the date of their concert in Lima. In order not to interrupt the repechage match that The post Green Day Changes Date ...

Let's Talk About It: Tides of Trash

Trash, rubbish, garbage, litter – I never know which word to use. But it all amounts to the same thing. My chief hate. One of the few things that truly bothers me about living in Peru. There are serious waste management issues here. Barely a day goes by I don't see something involving trash that ...

Lord of the Miracles: The Procession in Lima Continues

The Lord of the Miracles will receive the greeting of state authorities in the Government Palace, Congress, among others. This Wednesday is the second departure of the Lord of Miracles for the month of October, in which He will be paid homage by the main authorities of the Peruvian State. Hundreds ...

Peru Climbs to the Top Ten of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking

  The Peruvian team is now in the second position of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World ranking for the first time in history. By qualifying for a Play-off series of 2 matches against New Zealand, the Peruvian team jumped from the 10th position to the 2nd  followed by Spain who was able to climb from 8th ...

Census 2017: Tourism will Not be Interrupted

Tourists will be able to travel normally through national territory on October 22, the day of the 2017 national census. Tourism companies will be allowed to move their vehicles freely to ensure their proper functioning, said the Head of the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics , Dr. ...

Free Tourist Circuit in Parque de la Exhibición

  Th new service aims to benefit schools, universities, groups of friends, families, etc. In order to spread and promote national culture among the general public, Lima Parks Service by the MML, launched a new guided tour through Parque de la Exhibición, for free. This park is located at the ...

Total Investment in Hydrocarbons During August was US$ 38.7 Million

This amount was the total investment in hydrocarbons only in the 8th month of the year, reported the National Society of Mining, Petroleum, and Energy . Economic growth in Peru is undeniable sales of department stores, private investment and farming are only some of the sectors expected to boost ...

Paolo Guerrero: I Won't be Able to Sleep Until Peru Qualifies

The cameras captured the frustration of Paolo Guerrero after the Colombian goal that almost left us out of the World Cup. He also came to tears in an interview. Who did not react that way? When Peru played against Colombia in the National Stadium to qualify for the World Cup, everything seemed to ...

Restaurant Review: La Chakra

La Chakra vegan restaurant is the perfect place to go for a healthy and delicious meal or sweet. What's the best part? You can enjoy the food you are eating knowing that you are not only nourishing your belly but your soul too. Recently the team of Living in Peru visited La Chakra Alimentacion ...

Private Investment is Recovering and can Grow 4,4% in the Third Quarter of 2017

After 14 quarters of consecutive falls, private investment has grown by more than 4% in the third quarter of 2017, according to estimations by the Ministry of Economy and Finance. During the first quarter of this year, Peru was defined as the fastest-growing economy in Latin America. Later on ...

3 Peruvian Universities in Top 100 of Latin America

Three university centers appeared in the ranking of a very popular magazine, which highlights the best universities in this region. A lot of controversies has been caused lately regarding primary and secondary education, mostly because of the implementation of an evaluation to determine which ...

Visits to Machu Picchu: Will it Be Closed for the 2017 Census?

Cusco's Directorate of Culture announced that the archaeological centers of the region will be open. Among the open archaeological centers are the Inca Trails of Machupicchu, the Llaqta of Machupicchu as well as archaeological parks like Choquequirao, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, Pisaq, Raqchi, and ...

Life-Changing Experience: Hiking the Inca Trail

Have you ever woken up and thought about your life, wishing you could add some flair to your reality? My mundane existence was seemingly void of out-of-country visits for the better part of my life except for a few family vacations; it was time to step it up a notch. When it came to location, The ...

The 29th European Film Festival in Lima: Where to Watch

The cinematic event will be held from October 24 to November 8 in Lima. There will be about 52 films and 2 samples of short films played in 15 different venues of Lima and 10 venues of 8 cities in other parts of the country. This year the festival is dedicated to Jeanne Moreau, one The post The 29th ...

Halloween-Themed Family Play in Surco

Ready for Halloween? This October 21 a family play called “Fiesta de Brujas ” will be playing. Here you have all details.  Dates: 21, 22, 28 and 29 October, and 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19 and 26 November. Showtimes: Saturdays and Sundays at 4:00 p.m. Directed by: Nany Florez. Place: ...

Peru will be Part of the UN Human Rights Council

Peru was appointed a member of the UN Human Rights Council for 2018-2020.  Peru is expected to keep growing economically during this coming year, but it seems like the economy is not the only area where Peru is expected to grow. Peru has won the election to be on the human rights council for ...

Suggestions and Doubts about Census 2017

Next Sunday, October 22, from 8 am to 5 pm the National Census 2017 will be carried out. The head of the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics, Aníbal Sánchez, answers the main doubts regarding this date. 1.- What does the order of immobility mean during the census? The order of ...

Peru vs. New Zealand: Record-Breaking Ticket Sales

The Peruvian National Team will play next on November 10 in Willengton for their last chance to go to World Cup Russia 2018. Peru and New Zealand will play against each other on November 10 in Wellington in the first match of the play-off with a view to the World Cup 2018 and the public has The ...

A Floam Away from Home: Trending Fashion in Lima

Located at Avenida San Martin 156 in Barranco is a little boutique clothing store called FLOAM. When you walk in, the unique layout of this second-story shop will immediately catch your eye and you'll be drawn in by the color-coded array of creative and stylish designs. Flooded with natural light ...

Christian Cueva Tears Up During an Interview

The player of the Peruvian team Christian Cueva showed his emotional side and could not hold back the tears when receiving messages from his family during an interview for “El Reventonazo de Chola”. Peruvian soccer is surrounded by a lot of emotions. The matches of the Peruvian team for ...

San Borja: Young Symphony Orchestra Gave a Free Concert

San Borja's Young Symphony Orchestra gave a free concert in Marquina Square. Said classical concert was outdoors and sought to pay homage to our country. Peruvian musicians can be unpredictable sometimes. A free event was offered to all neighbors in the district of San Borja last Sunday. On this ...

What You Need to Know About the Census 2017 Summary

Every 10 years, the Peruvian Statistical Office INEI, carries out a nation-wide population census in Peru. This year, it will take place on October 22, 2017, in order to update information related to the population development, the social, economic and employment situation as well as migration ...

Firefighters Trained Families in Emergency Action

Families learned to use fire extinguishers in domestic fires and even know how to perform a cardiopulmonary resuscitation maneuver. In addition to the intentional incendiary activity in Galicia, Spain; forest fires in Portugal and the ones in California, educating people on how to act in case of a ...

Almenara Hospital: Cusco Doctor Gave Birth to Quadruplets

The young mother, who had a high-risk pregnancy, was taken to Guillermo Almenara's Hospital where she gave birth to her four children.  The children were born with an average weight of 850 grams each and will remain in the Intensive Care Unit. José Calderón and Milagros Arriles are the doctors ...

Saturday Morning Coffee with Mr. Living in Peru

Dear friends, We have compiled some of the best images and video's published in the last couple of weeks to ensure Peru's participation in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. I hope you'll enjoy them as much as I did and if you have some, that we don't have here, please add them to the The post Saturday ...

Take a Look at “La Dama de Los Cuatro Tupus”

The facial reconstruction work lasted two months and was led by Brazilian 3D designer Cícero Moraes. The Brazilian 3D designer, Cícero Moraes, emphasized that this is the result of the application of new technologies for forensic facial reconstruction. Today the reconstructed face of the ...

Peru vs. New Zealand: Confirmed Duel will be Played at the National Stadium

A lot was said about the location where the match would take place since Green Day's concert was scheduled at the same place. The controversy is over. It was announced that the Green Day concert in Lima has changed its venue, so the National Stadium will host the historic duel between Peru and New ...