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Does Peru Need a Special Prison Just for Ex-Presidents?
Judges are under pressure to punish presidential corruption, and the country’s discredited justice system is gaining credibility and independence.
Paraglide Over Peru in 360
Take a ride in 360 degrees with the paraglider Ricardo Mares, who is a regular over Lima’s cliffs.
Hairless Dogs, ‘as Important as Machu Picchu’
Meet some Peruvian hairless dogs, an ancient breed whose image is recognizable on pre-Incan pottery. The breed has been declared a part of Peru’s cultural patrimony.
Making a Living by Jumping Off a Cliff
On sea cliffs in Lima, Peru, Fernando Canchari Vásquez jumps into the Pacific Ocean to solicit money, and support his family. He dresses up as a friar to embody a local legend and entertain tourists.
Mud Erased a Village in Peru, a Sign of Larger Perils in South America
Rapid development without planning draws the region’s most vulnerable people to areas that are the most prone to devastating flooding.
Seaside Solace in an Ocean of Pain
Juana and Miguel Rosa’s daughters were murdered in 2015. This fish market in Lima, Peru, is their workplace but also where they come to heal and move forward.
Unraveling the Mystery of Who Lies Beneath the Cloth
“Mummies,” an exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History, uses technology to get a better understanding of ancient Peruvians and Egyptians.
In Peru, Woman Narrowly Escapes Mudslide
A woman managed to pull herself from debris and mud on the outskirts of Lima on Wednesday, after heavy rains triggered floods across the country. Since the beginning of the year, 550,000 people have been displaced and dozens killed by the flooding.
The Fog Catchers
In Lima, Peru, where little rain falls, a community project is turning fog into water to irrigate 50 household gardens in the Eliseo Collazos neighborhood.
Corruption Scandals With Brazilian Roots Cascade Across Latin America
Years of investigations have resulted in 77 Brazilian Odebrecht executives signing plea deals, and now officials across the region are facing legal trouble.
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