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Cusco: Strikes due to setbacks in construction Chinchero airport
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Thursday June 8, 2017
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The long-awaited completion of the construction of Chinchero international airport in Cusco has caused political disagreements between Congress and the local administration and have left the achievement of the project looking further away than ever.

In Cusco, the complications due to disagreements in funding have led to severe protests and strikes....
Thursday May 11, 2017
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New Opening Hours Inca Citadel Machu Picchu
New for all travelers to Peru! From the first of July on there are new opening hours for visitors to the famous Inca Site!

For all entrance tickets achieved before July 1, the old opening hours are still valid (until 17:00 pm). The new opening hours will be reflected in the tickets for travelers in Peru visiting Machu Picchu from 1st of June ...
The Cusco region dominated a list of Tripadvisor´s top South American destinations. To be exact, three out of the 25 destinations that made the list are from the Cusco region, including Machu Picchu, Urubama, and the city of Cusco itself.

This list was created from the opinions of Tripadvisor users, based on their experiences in different parts of South America including Peru ...
The popular website Tripadvisor has listed Cusco among the best destinations in the world. Cusco´s official ranking is 25, with Bali coming in at the number one spot.

Cusco has long been a top destination for tourism in Peru, with the access it offers to the World Wonder of Machu Picchu, as well as its magnificent scenery and rich history. ...
Thursday March 16, 2017
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Sacred Valley Hosts Craft Beer Competition
Peru´s Sacred Valley hosted a craft beer competition last week. The event, named the Copa Latinoamerica de Cervezas Artesenales, was a spirited competition between different brewers from all over Latin America.

The Copa Latinoamerica de Cervezas Artesenales was held in different towns across the Sacred Valley ...
Renowned Peruvian chef, Virgilio Martinez, has announced that he will open a food lab in Cusco.

Martinez is a very important figure in Peruvian cuisine. Futhermore, Martinez has also received international acclaim as the owner of the fourth best restaurant in the world.

With this food lab, Martinez has other cutting edge plans. ...
The BBC highlighted the economic potential of the peruvian dish guinea pig, or cuy as it is known in Peru, in a recent article.

Cuy is known as a delicacy to the people of the Peruvian highlands and is consumed usually on special occasions. However, the popularity of this dish is now on the rise in more urban parts of the country, creating ample economic opportunity for increased guinea pig farming. ...






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