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Experts and locals chime in with opinions on current events, politics and life in Peru.

Our Collapsed Health System

Our Collapsed Health System

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Why do national public hospitals in Peru appear more like war zones rather than efficient and well-equipped healthcare facilities? A former health system employee shares his experience.

How I met Santa

How I met Santa

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How do you prefer to imagine Santa: a whimsical character with endless energy, or a humble individual just trying to do his best, similar to you and I?

State of Siege

State of Siege

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Do Lima natives and residents live in a constant state of fear? A look at how this affects our society as a whole, and what it means for the future.

Is Cusco safe?

Is Cusco safe?

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Miracles do happen. A missing phone finds its way back to its owner, though it wasn’t through any app…

In Honor of Chapecoense

In Honor of Chapecoense

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Tragedy seems to provide humanity with the opportunity to come together, and it was certainly no different with the recent plane crash, fatal for nearly an entire soccer team.

Do you speak English?

Do you speak English?

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A native Peruvian returns to his homeland after many years abroad, and brings with him his story of falling in love with English and the culture of language learning in Peru.

The Past of Tomorrow

The Past of Tomorrow

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The recent election of Donald Trump as President of the US has brought up a list of concerns for many. What were his tactics, and is he sticking with his word post-election?

Public transportation in Peru

Public transportation in Peru

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Lima certainly isn’t lauded for having orderly traffic. Here are 5 problems matched with 5 solutions. What would you add to the list? (Text by Eduardo Rivera)

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