Murals are disappearing in Lima, Peru to the indignation of art lovers. The city’s mayor has said he’s responsible and he’s going to finish the job.
In the Andes of Peru the blood festival is a custom, which dates back decades, perhaps even centuries. More than a bullfight, the centerpiece of this festival is the battle between a bull and a condor.
Dan Collyns takes us to the trendiest new restaurant in La Paz, Bolivia, the brainchild of top Danish chef and Noma founder, Claus Meyer. Could it be the vanguard of a gastronomic revolution in the land-locked country.
For CCTV Americas Now, Dan Collyns takes us to Peru, where four non-actors have come together linked only by the dramatic events that shaped their early lives. In the 1980s and 1990s an internal conflict raged in Peru between communist gorillas and the state. Hyper inflation and bad governing also affected the country. The play is a way for the actors to express how they were affected during these events.
One of Peru’s most fascinating ancient sites, Chavin de Huantar, holds secrets witnessed by just a few thousand visitors a year.
The winner of this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature, Mario Vargas Llosa, has arrived in his native Peru after receiving his award in the Swedish capital, Stockholm.
The 74-year-old author is the first Peruvian to win a Nobel prize. He faces a packed agenda of awards, ceremonies and celebrations in Peru.