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A fisherman pulls a basket filled with anchovies aboard a fishing boat off of Peru's northern port of Chimbote, in 2012.
July 29th, 2014 LIMA, Peru - It was a momentous day for Latin America: On March 11, 1990, Augusto Pinochet, the region's last military dictator, finally handed power to an elected civilian president.
DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani sent a cable of congratulations to president of the Republic of Peru on the occasion of his country's independence day anniversary.
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send best wishes to the people of Peru as you celebrate your independence July 28. The United States has called Peru a friend since soon after Jos de San Martn crossed the Andes and swept into Lima to proclaim freedom and independence for all Peruvians.
July is a big month in terms of national celebrations: the U.S. parties it up for Fourth of July , the French guzzle champagne for Bastille Day, and Peru commemorates its Independence Day on July 28 .
Jose Antonio Pando, MD, will present insight on the Evolution of Incan Spirituality at the Summer Spirituality Series from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, July 31. The weekly presentations are held in the Parish Hall of St. Peter's Episcopal Church at 211 Mulberry St. in Lewes.
Through countless traditional music and dance performances; by experiencing excellent customary food and drink; including fine visual arts to free fun hands-on children and family activities, which will pay tribute to a distinctive Peruvian culture.
Top photo a A line of people wait for "Rositas Picarones," a traditional Peruvian fried pastry made of sweet potatoes and squash, cooked by Rosa Calderon, left, who learned the art of making them from her grandmother as a young girl in Lima Peru at he 3rd annual Peru Fest on Saturday as a little bit of the Andes Mountains came to the Wasatch Range.
In 1824, Peru became the last colony in South America to gain independence from Spain.
I found two videos that caught my attention. The first shows a small, intimate group of "Graduates".
Karen Duffy, left, seen with her mother Yvette Benites in a mini-documentary on TV station Frecuencia Latina in Lima, Peru, says "I want him to know ... that here in Peru ... there is a piece of him.
MR. MURRAY: Good day. I'm William Murray of the Communication's Department at the IMF.
Patients of Larco Herrera Psychiatric Hospital perform in their own Peruvian Independence Day parade on hospital grounds, in Lima, Peru, July 23, 2014.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 04:48 am
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