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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....
By many indigenous communities of South America, particularly in the Andes, the Goddess Pachamama or Mama Pacha (Quechua: "Mother earth, mother cosmos") is regarded as a personification of the mother earth. This figure is seen to give life in many ways, she also nourishes, protects, communicates through rituals with her “children”, as well as mediates between the upper and lower world. ...
Monday April 18, 2016
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More tourists to Cusco!
In 2015 a total of 1,862,900 foreign tourist came to Cusco. This accounts for a significant increase from the previous year of almost 11%. These numbers were revealed by Peru’s Central Reserve Bank.

The majority of these visitors who came to Cusco came from the United States (481,100). ...
Wednesday April 13, 2016
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The first round of elections take place in Peru
On Sunday, April 10th, general elections began in Peru starting at 8 am. This is the fourth time that a democratic process has been used to elect the leaders that will govern Peru for the next 5 years.

These elections will determine the new President, two Vice-Presidents, 130 members of Congress, and 15 Parliament representatives. ...
Tuesday April 5, 2016
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Brazil´s Ronaldinho to play in Cusco
It was recently announced that Ronaldinho, the famous Brazilian soccer player, will be coming to Peru. Ronaldinho was awarded the FIFA World Player of the Year in both 2004 and 2005, making him one of the best soccer stars in his time. ...
Wednesday March 30, 2016
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Costa Rican President visits Machu Picchu
Peru and Costa Rica are looking to build their relationship and increase the ties between the two countries.

Evidence of this is the visit of Costa Rica´s President Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera to Machu Picchu last week. President Rivera ...
Wednesday March 23, 2016
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Chaos at the Cusco Airport
After an airplane ran off the runway on Sunday, March 20th, the Alejandro Velasco Astete airport in Cusco was in chaos. All flights on Sunday were suspended due to this incident. Luckily flights resumed on Monday, but passengers saw intense delays. ...






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