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No increase on entrance fee for Machu Picchu in 2019
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Tuesday November 27, 2018
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In July and August this year it was announced that the entrance fee for Machu Picchu would be increased in 2019. The reason for this would be the rising of promotional fees paid by the Peruvian Tourism Board to promote the country, Cusco, and the world heritage site Machu Picchu. However, the Peruvian Ministry of Culture has now announced that this is not true...
The Latin Songwriter Hall of Fame, an organization established in 2012 to recognize and celebrate the world best Latin Songwriters and to inspire new songwriters through showcases, workshops, scholarships and digital initiatives, has announced the 24 2013 Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame nominees ...
According to Francisco Grippa, the vice minister of Industry and Small and Medium Enterprises, the production and export of pisco, Peru’s national spirit, will rise by 5% in 2014. ...
A recent study shows that the Manu National Park in Peru's southern Cusco and Madre de Dios regions has scored a new biodiversity record. ...
Tuesday January 21, 2014
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Government works to promote Quechua in Cusco, Peru
Cusco local government officials are creating new initiatives to promote the official use of the indigenous language Quechua. They want to recognize the historical and cultural significance of the Quechua language and its importance in the actual modern Peruvian society. ...
Wednesday January 15, 2014
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Road to Machu Picchu blocked
Workers labored for 12 hours to remove boulder had fallen into road up to Machu Picchu archaeological site due to the heavy rainfalls in Aguas Calientes. ...
Wednesday January 15, 2014
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Inca Trail closed for maintenance  in February
As every year, the famous Inca Trail to the lost city of the Incas - Machu Picchu- will be closed for maintenance during the month of February. As the trail is an original Inca Road recognized by the UNESCO,  it is officially protected by the Peruvian government and it has to comply with certain regulations. ...






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