peru

Rescue mission for Israelis in Peru completed successfully

Dozens of Israelis got stuck in the country after political unrest crippled the transportation systems - now they are on the way home.

Israelis stuck in Peru amid demonstrations and protests blocking airports

Demonstrations and political violence have been ongoing in the Latin American country since the arrest of president Pedro Castillo.

Archaeologists unearth eight colonial-era mummies in Peru

Archaeologists in Peru have unearthed eight centuries-old mummies at a site in the country's capital, an important find that experts say could point to a colonial-era cemetery.

By REUTERS
13/10/2022

Archaeologists uncover bodies of 76 children with hearts removed in Peru

Archaeologists theorize that in keeping with the customs of the time, the children were victims of child sacrifice.

Interpol

Lapid, Greek FM working to release Israeli wanted by Interpol

An Israeli was detained while on holiday in Greece last week under an international arrest warrant issued by Interpol.

Peruvian Inca site

Inca children were drugged with cocaine to keep them calm before being sacrificed- study

Archaeologists examined the ancient hair and fingernails of children around age six to find the presence of intoxicating drugs, which were reportedly effective in calming them before sacrifice.

Archaeologists discover passageways in 3,000-year-old Peruvian temple

Located 3,200 meters above sea level, at least 35 underground passageways have been found over the years of excavations.

By REUTERS
31/05/2022
peru

Study suggests we have been calling Machu Picchu by the wrong name

Reviewing centuries-old documents and more recent field notes, researchers conclude the Incan name of the site was “Huayna Picchu.”

Six pre-Incan infant mummies found in Peru

Archaeologists believe the young children likely sacrificed to accompany a nobleman into the afterlife.

Ancient Peruvians may have served hallucinogenic drink at political meets

A study shows that the ancient Wari people used to mix special berries, known for their hallucinogenic properties, with a popular alcoholic drink.

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