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Top 6 museums in Peru

 

A recent article in Peru This Week listed the top 6 museums in Peru. For those interested in ancient cultures and the unique history of Peru (and even chocolate) take note…

 

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US Chocolate Made with Peruvian Cocoa Wins Awards

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While at the SCAA trade show recently, we sampled some exquisite chocolate from Theo Chocolate. While reading and translating news from Peru, I came across an article that talks about Theo Chocolate & their award winning chocolate made with Peruvian cocoa.

This year they won two more awards – Best New Product & Peoples Choice. What’s even more interesting is what I found out about the company…

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Donations for Chosica have reached 8 tons of products

 

More than a week after landslides in Chosica left disastrous effects, Lima and other parts of Peru continue to show support by way of donations.

The official news portal of the Municipality of Miraflores reported that up until yesterday, neighbors and the organization Cáritas Lima had collected a total of 8 tons of products for the Chosica cause.

 

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The Impressive & Terrible Landslides in Chosica

 

South of Lima in Chosica, where we often travel on our way to the coffee growing regions of Chanchamayo, there have been torrential rains leading to catastrophic landslides. The following link leads to the Spanish site El Comercio. There are some fairly impressive videos & photos of the immense damage caused there.

 

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