PÉROU – Les Vacances De Monsieur Nulot

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Alors que j’étais assis «confortablement» dans la construction en briques d’adobe que mes beaux-parents péruviens appellent «chez moi», j’éprouvais probablement davantage ce que l’on ressent au Pérou que n’importe quel touriste ayant visité le Machu Picchu. Je ne suis jamais allé à Machu Picchu et je n’ai pas l’intention de le faire. Une des raisons […]

Capturing The Souls Of The Incas

Caught between two tectonic plates That slide seamlessly under the feet of unsuspecting crowds, A constant threat of crumbling houses and broken hearts, A cracked mirror that exposes souls, a deep vision of a setting sun, Children are playing in an improvised yard of crushed stones and hardened mud. They dream of somewhere else. As I […]

El Mismo Sol: Ordinary Lives In Peru

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Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo has been arrested in the US and faces corruption charges   (Posted 02/17) A second international arrest warrant has been ordered for the former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo amidst allegations that he  received up to $20m in bribes from the Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. The former president would, in return, […]