Arequipa is a gorgeous gem of a city tucked into Peru’s southern Andes. The “white city”, reminiscent of southern Spain, … Continue reading Arequipa: A mosaic
Peddlers with the same mass-produced wares, painters accosting you with their portfolios (which look just like the ones you’ve seen … Continue reading 36 Hours in Cuzco
(via Americas Quarterly blog) Janet Yellen, nominated by President Obama last week to be the new chairwoman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, … Continue reading JANET YELLEN IS LATIN AMERICA’S BEST FRIEND, PART 2
It might not be a mutual love affair, but there’s lots of reasons for many Latin Americans to swoon at … Continue reading Janet Yellen is Latin America’s Best Friend, Part 1
Is it an “up yours” to Brazil? A “take that” to China? A “please be my friend” gesture to the … Continue reading Pacific Alliance or Star Washington Consensus Students?
By Raquel Orejas, Forestry Project Coordinator at Nature Services Peru __ Madre de Dios, a colorfully-named region in Southern Peru, … Continue reading Peru’s Headache: A gold rush and a mercury flush
Last week, David Gacs at the Americas Society/Council of the Americas wrote about the important advances Mexico, Colombia, Peru and … Continue reading Go West! A Latin Pacific Alliance Emerges