Monday Aug 11
VICE and a few words on Peru's New Cocaine
VICE magazine recently wrote an article about illegal gold mining in Peru and the environmental devastation that it has wrought on the country's southern Amazon jungle.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Postcards from Readers: Beautiful Altiplano day in the High Andes
My wife and I were aboard the PeruRail "Andean Explorer" enroute to Puno and Lake Titicaca from Cuzco, Peru.
Wall Street Journal
Supermodel Daria Werbowy's Next Move
Clockwise from left: Werbowy captured by street-style lensman Tommy Ton, 2013; as the face of LancA me, 2014; in a 2011 ad for CA©line, photographed by Juergen Teller IN A FEW HOURS, Daria Werbowy will board a plane to Peru.
Peru weakens safeguards for air, soil, water quality
The law, aimed at increasing investment, strips Peru's six-year-old environment ministry of jurisdiction over air, soil and water quality standards, as well as its ability to set limits for harmful substances.
Antonio Banderas Takes Part in Peruvian Religious Festival
Spanish actor Antonio Banderas has been visiting the Peruvian city of Cuzco this week, from where he went to take part in a famous religious festival of region and on Friday was expected to walk the Inca Trail to the citadel of Machu Picchu.