Stories tagged: Peru
SUNDAY, NOV. 20, 2016, 2:17 P.M.
Obama, Putin discuss Syria and Ukraine at summit in Peru
President Barack Obama spoke briefly with Russian President Vladimir Putin about Syria and Ukraine on Sunday as an economic summit got under way in Peru, in their first known conversation …
SATURDAY, OCT. 1, 2016, NOON
Hiking to Machu Picchu past sacred Inca peaks in the Andes
Our hiking group had reached the highest point of our trek through the Andes to Machu Picchu. Now our guide was leading us in a Quechua ritual. We took turns …
MONDAY, AUG. 15, 2016, 11:07 A.M.
Shallow quake in Peru kills at least 4, including U.S. tourist
A shallow magnitude 5.4 earthquake centered in southern Peru’s picturesque Colca Valley killed at least four people, including a 65-year-old U.S. tourist, and left some 30 injured as it toppled …
TUESDAY, AUG. 2, 2016, 1:33 P.M.
University of Idaho eyes partnering with Peru potato center
University of Idaho officials are negotiating a deal with the International Potato Center in Peru in hopes of getting access to the center’s vast potato gene bank.
FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2016, 9:07 P.M.
Colombia beats Peru 4-2 on PKs to reach Copa America semis
David Ospina made an outstanding flying kick save in a shootout, Christian Cueva sent Peru’s final attempt over the crossbar and Colombia reached the Copa America semifinals for the first …
TUESDAY, NOV. 24, 2015, 10 A.M.
Cookbook review: A taste of Lima
Chef Virgilio Martinez makes modern Peruvian approachable for home cooks
SATURDAY, MAY 9, 2009
Caving essay wins trip to Peru
An essay about exploring a cave along Fish Lake Trail earned a 12-year-old Spokane boy a trip to Peru with National Geographic as his guide. Ian Baer’s essay described digging …