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Group of Cusco citizens plans to reclaim Temple Qorikancha
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Friday January 19, 2018
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In a letter to Pope Francis, a group of Cusqueños wants to convince the Catholic Church to return the ancient Inca temple Qorikancha.

Like many other Inca temples in the city of Cusco and its surroundings, Qorikancha, the most important temple of the Inca Empire, had been destroyed during the Spanish conquest more than 500 years ago and a Catholic church had been built on its foundations....
Monday September 15, 2014
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Yet another celebrity in Cusco: Cindy Crawford
Supermodel Cindy Crawford was in Cusco this last weekend. She was spotted in the Hiram Bingham train on her way to the Andean city. Crawford was happy posing for photos with fans. Her daughter, Kaia Gerber, joined her. The two were set to visit Machu Picchu. After visiting the remains of the Inca site, she flew to Brazil. ...
Thursday September 11, 2014
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This Sunday: Pilgrimage to Señor de Huanca
Each year on September 14th, Peruvians and people from neighboring countries (mainly Bolivia) come to walk the Pilgrimage route of Señor de Huanca close to Cusco. It is a 6 hr hike in the middle of the night. ...
Tuesday September 9, 2014
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Latin American Conference on Space Geophysics in Cusco
More than a hundred scientists and students from Latin American countries started a conference on Space Geophysics this Monday. The tenth edition of this conference is a 5 day event in Cusco. ...
Tuesday September 9, 2014
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The legendary Red Fort near Cusco
Puka Pukara is an interesting site for tourists to visit. It is a military archaeological site located very near to Cusco. Better known as the Red Fort due to the calcareous stones rich of iron with which it was built. ...
Monday September 8, 2014
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Discovering a new piece of Inca history
Recently, close to the Plaza de Armas, a hidden world of the Incas was uncovered. It lies mostly concealed by the Spanish, modern city. There is an Inca Wall with stairs by the side of what used to be the Saphy River. This river now flows in an underground cannel. ...
Friday September 5, 2014
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Fourteen illegal foreigners arrested in Cusco
The National Police and the Attorney General intervened in the town of Pisac, Cusco. Two citizens of the United States and another twelve people of Spanish, French, Argentinean and Chilean nationality were staying in Peru illegally. ...






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