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Abraham Valdelomar Pinto (1888 -1919)

Peruvian Personalities & Founders
Pedro Abraham Valdelomar Pinto was a famous Peruvian writer leaving us some of the most beautiful Peruvian narrations, short stories, plays for theaters, essays and chronicles; and for his time even some quite daring writings. He was a regular at the famous Palais Concert, a café and the center for regular meetings of Lima's intellectual scene; ...
  • Politician
  • Writer

José Abelardo Quiñones Gonzáles (1914-1941)

Peruvian Personalities & Founders
José Abelardo Quiñones Gonzáles was a famous Peruvian aviaor. Named the best fighter pilot of the year 1939, he was the first cadet performing an inverted loop and three "tanneaux verticales", a pirouette in which the aircraft rotates around its pivotal point flying in horizontal direction. José Quiñones died in action in July 1941 during the Pe...
  • Aviator
  • Militarian

Postal - Zip Codes for Lima & Callao

Post, Cellphones, Wifi, Internet...
At the end of February 2011, they introduced a new zip code system for whole Peru. While in the past only Lima and Callao had zip codes, now all cities and smaller settlements in the country are included in the new system.

Peruvian Postal Service - Serpost

Post, Cellphones, Wifi, Internet...
The national Peruvian postal service 'Serpost' is much better than its reputation. Receiving mail in Lima and sending it from Lima elsewhere is quite reliable, while outside the capital it's less dependable.

Politics of Peru

Peru Info
Peru is a semi-presidential representative democratic republic with the Peruvian president being the head of state and the head of government. The state’s government is divided into three branches - the executive power, the legislative power, and the judicial power - each with separate, independent powers and responsibilities.Conten

Spanish rule in Peru (1533 - 1824)

Political History of Peru
After the Italian explorer and navigator Christopher Columbus on its way to find a new route to India and the Spice Islands set foot on the Caribbean islands of San Salvador (October 1492) and Hispaniola (December 1492) claiming the islands for the King and Queen of Spain (who had sponsored the trip), it took the Spaniards less than 50 years to ...

How dangerous is Peru?

Safety, Security & Travel Advice Series Peru
Peru is a diverse country full of vitality and South American lifestyle which can be visited easily and safely. Most Peruvians are hardworking and honest people who warmly welcome visitors.
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Frecuencia Latina TV - Channel 2

Television Stations
Frecuencia Latina TV, also know as Channel 2 mainly broadcasts news, reports, great biographies of Peruvian personalities, soap operas and animated series.

El Comercio

Newspapers
Founded in 1839 El Comercio is not only Peru's oldest independent newspaper but also the most respected and most influential. It’s conservative in its editorial outlook and oriented toward business, but overall an informed and balanced general newspaper.
In 1533 - Already two years before the foundation of Lima Hernando Pizarro, the brother of the founder of Lima, was taken aback by a heavy earthquake while searching for a suitable terrain for the new capital. A warning sign which the conquerors ignored! 1555 the city experienced an even stronger earthquake. Many buildings were badly damaged, so...
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National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History - Lima, Peru.mp4

National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History - Lima, Peru.mp4

Founded in April 1826, the National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History of Peru (MNAAHP) is Peru's oldest state museum. On display is a wide range of perfectly preserved pre-Hispanic ceramics, textiles, metals, organic materials and lithic's. Objects of historic-artistic value are exhibited. The documentary, photographic and bibliographic collections tell...
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02 July 2021

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  • Peru Info

    Peruvian Economy

    The Peruvian economy is an emerging, social market economy highly dependent on foreign trade and classified as an upper…
  • Peruvian Legends, Myths & Tales

    The Jeweled Frog and the Condor

    By a quiet pond, at the side of a cloud-topped mountain in Peru, lived a small green frog and his large green family.…
  • Peruvian Archaeology

    History of Peruvian Archaeology

    The story of the origins and development of Peruvian archaeology begins with the earliest Spanish contact in 1524, and…
  • Peruvian Archaeology

    The colorful Fabrics and Textiles of Peru

    Europe’s first knowledge of Peruvian textiles was acquired following the Spanish invasion of Peru in 1532, when the…
  • Peruvian Personalities & Founders

    Francisco Pizarro González (1474-1541)

    Francisco Pizarro, a peasant from Spain, was one of the least well-equipped conquerors in history. However, in the name…