Peru

  • travel Mar 25

    Manchester Man ‘Stranded’ in Peru Amid Pandemic

    The U.S. State Department said that it is working “around the clock” to help thousands of Americans who are struggling to get home during the coronavirus pandemic. Connecticut residents are among those stranded in foreign countries. “I know I’ll make it back to Connecticut. I know I’ll be OK,” said Carl Lepack, who is from Manchester. Lepack is currently...

  • Americans stranded abroad Mar 25

    CT Residents Stranded in Foreign Countries

    The U.S. State Department said that it is working ‘around the clock’ to help thousands of Americans who are struggling to get home during the coronavirus pandemic. Connecticut residents are among those stranded in foreign countries

  • The Associated Press May 1, 2016

    ‘Dream Come True’: Rescued Lions Explore New Home in South African Sanctuary

    Lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru and airlifted to South Africa scratched their manes on trees and explored their new territory in the African bush after being released into a sanctuary north of Johannesburg Sunday. One of the 33 lions, a male known as Zeus, let out a mighty roar before stepping out of his cage into an...

  • NBC Nov 29, 2019

    Good Bulldog: Thor Bulldozes His Way to Best in Show at National Dog Show

    In a crowded field of canine candidates, “Thor” the Bulldog nabbed the Best in Show title at the 2019 National Dog Show. The 2-year-old pup, whose registered showname is GCHG Diamond Gold Majesu Pisko Bulls, bested 2,000 dogs representing 194 breeds to win the prestigious title at the Kennel Club of Philadelphia. “I love this dog,” said trainer Eduardo Paris...

  • Pennsylvania Oct 7, 2019

    It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. No, It’s (Likely) a Loon, Google’s Flying WiFi Balloon.

    Some eagle-eyed humans looking skyward this weekend saw something against the brilliant-blue backdrop that had them questioning what the heck was flying above.

  • Executive Oct 3, 2019

    Peru’s Government Is in Crisis. Here’s What’s Happened in the Chaotic Power Struggle

    Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra and the opposition-controlled congress have each taken action to remove each other from power, creating the deepest constitutional crisis in nearly three decades for a nation frustrated by years of dysfunctional politics and corruption scandals. Vizcarra on Monday announced he was dissolving the legislature to turn a page on Peru’s long history of crooked politicos, conflicts...

  • Canada Aug 30, 2019

    This Man Has Spent $150,000 Trying to Visit Every Starbucks Shop in the World

    With Starbucks’ growing footprint around the globe, Winter’s desire to see more stores simply grew, giving him the chance to see the world, as well. With a goal of enjoying a coffee at each location visited, Winter says he’s learned to ask for a sample at each store … though his record is 29 cups of coffee in one day....

  • United States Aug 9, 2019

    CT LIVE!: Decorate Your Home with Travel Souvenirs

    Interior Designer Jennifer Moreau shared how to display your memorabilia throughout your home.

  • California Aug 7, 2019

    New Live-Action ‘Dora’ Features a More Mature Explorer

    Actress Isabela Moner says she didn’t expect so much action when she signed up for “Dora and the Lost City of Gold ,” the upcoming film about the adventurous Latina explorer. Moner said she thought it would be a funny film, with Dora in a “fish out of water” kind of situation as she starts high school.

  • Missouri Jul 21, 2019

    Simone Biles Takes Gold Medal at US Classic Gymnastics

    Simone Biles had a lot to feel good about, even with some rare missteps that were quickly forgotten in her latest climb atop another podium. What mattered most to the world’s top gymnast was keeping things moving forward, which Biles did. Biles won the U.S. Classic on Saturday night to maintain her six-year winning streak. The four-time Olympic gold medalist...

  • director Jun 24, 2019

    Angelina Jolie Joins Time in Editorial Role

    Actress, director and Oscar-winner Angelina Jolie can now add a new title to her resume – contributing editor. Edward Felsenthal, Editor in Chief and CEO of Time, announced last week that Jolie will be writing for the magazine monthly on a variety of topics including displacement, conflict and human rights, TIME reported. Before her most recent advocacy role, Jolie began...

  • director Jun 24, 2019

    Angelina Jolie Joins Time in Editorial Role

    Actress, director and Oscar-winner Angelina Jolie can now add a new title to her resume – contributing editor. Edward Felsenthal, Editor in Chief and CEO of Time, announced last week that Jolie will be writing for the magazine monthly on a variety of topics including displacement, conflict and human rights, TIME reported. Before her most recent advocacy role, Jolie began...

  • attorney Jun 19, 2019

    Investigation Into Massive Philly Cocaine Bust

    The MSC Gayane cargo ship has been under investigation since federal agents found about 16 tons of cocaine on the ship in South Philadelphia. Two crew members face charges in one of the largest drug seizures in recent memory.

  • United States May 26, 2019

    Magnitude-8 Earthquake Strikes Amazon Jungle in Peru

    A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck a remote part of the Amazon jungle in Peru early Sunday, collapsing buildings and knocking out power to some areas but causing only one reported death. The quake struck at 2:41 a.m. and was centered in a vast nature preserve 57 miles (92 kilometers) east of the small town of Yurimaguas. Helping limit damage...

  • Associated Press May 9, 2019

    Chef Stopped at LAX With 40 Frozen Piranhas

    A famous South American chef says he was stopped as he brought 40 piranhas in a duffel bag through Los Angeles International Airport.

  • Massachusetts Apr 21, 2019

    Pope Denounces ‘Cruel Violence’ of Sri Lanka Easter Attack

    Pope Francis denounced the “cruel violence” of the Easter Sunday slaughter of Christians and foreigners in Sri Lanka as he celebrated the most joyful moment on the Christian liturgical calendar by lamenting the bloodshed and political violence afflicting many parts of the world. Francis skipped his homily during Easter Mass but delivered his traditional “Urbi et Orbi” (To the city...

  • Massachusetts Apr 20, 2019

    Pope During Easter Vigil: Reject the ‘Glitter of Wealth’

    At an Easter vigil in St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis on Saturday encouraged people to resist cynicism or pursuing the “glitter of wealth,” and to avoid seeking life’s meaning in “things that pass away.” “Do not bury hope!” Francis exclaimed, after noting that when things go badly, “we lose heart and come to believe that death is stronger than life.”...

  • JUDGE Mar 16, 2019

    South Florida Woman Severely Injured After Dog Attack Caught on Camera

    A South Florida woman says she opened her heart and her home to a stray dog, only to have that animal turn into a total terror — first killing her cat, then attacking her and leaving her with severe physical and mental wounds.

  • lawyer Mar 13, 2019

    Italy Outraged as Court Finds Victim Too Ugly to Be Raped

    Italy’s Justice Ministry has ordered a preliminary inquiry into an appeals court ruling that overturned a rape verdict in part by arguing that the woman who was attacked was too ugly to be a credible rape victim. The ruling has sparked outrage in Italy, prompting a flash mob Monday outside the Ancona court, where protesters shouted “Shame!” and held up...

  • lawyer Mar 13, 2019

    Italy Outraged as Court Finds Victim Too Ugly to Be Raped

    Italy’s Justice Ministry has ordered a preliminary inquiry into an appeals court ruling that overturned a rape verdict in part by arguing that the woman who was attacked was too ugly to be a credible rape victim. The ruling has sparked outrage in Italy, prompting a flash mob Monday outside the Ancona court, where protesters shouted “Shame!” and held up...

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