Around The World In 80 Days, Peru: 'The Strangest, Saddest City Thou Can'st See'

op-ed | Larry Alex Taunton

The horrors of a civil war in Peru’s not-so-distant past cannot be dismissed.

You Can Totally Grow A Potato On Mars, Say Scientists

Energy | Andrew Follett
Astronaut spaceman helmet planet Mars surface martian colony space landscape. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock.com/NikoNomad)

‘Mars is the closest planet that has all the raw materials needed to support life’

Woman Shamelessly Unleashes Boob To Breastfeed Pig On Live TV

World | Thomas Phippen
Woman reaches to expose breast and feed a hungry piglet on live TV. (Screengrab América Televisión)

Breastfeeding is nothing to be ashamed of

Jailed Ex-Peruvian Intel Chief Burned The Bodies Of A Professor And His Students In An Oven

World | JP Carroll
Peru's former spy chief Montesinos arrives to testify at trial of former Peruvian President Fujimori in Lima

Is already behind bars for crimes against humanity

Peru's 77-Year-Old Wall Street President Does Public Workout To 'Promote Health'

World | JP Carroll
Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski exercises beside Defense Minister Carlos Basombrio at the government palace in Lima

Cabinet meetings will start every week with a 20 minute workout

A Former Wall Street Bigwig Just Became President Of Peru

World | JP Carroll
Peru's President-elect Pedro Pablo Kuczynski gestures before receiving the presidential sash during his inauguration ceremony in Lima

Used to be an American citizen for over 16 years

Tourist Accidentally Jumps Off Cliff In Machu Picchu Picture

World | JP Carroll
Tourists walk among the ruins of the Mac

The man fell 130 feet.

A Former NYC Investment Banker Is Poised To Become President Of Peru

World | JP Carroll
Peruvian presidential candidate Pedro Pablo Kuczynski waves at a breakfast meeting in Lima

Owns a Washington D.C. home worth at least $4.5 million

Daughter Of Narco-Hunting Ex-Prez On The Verge Of Leading Peru

World | JP Carroll
A combination photo shows Peru's presidential candidates (L-R) Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and Keiko Fujimori attending election rallies in Lima and Huacho, May 3 and June 1, 2016. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo

Experts say the election is too close to call

Placenta And Cow Water Is Just 1 Of World's 14 Weirdest Drinks

World | Guy Bentley
Bottle of Alcohol containing a Dangerous Cobra snake

For the more adventurous drinker

Second Biggest Coke-Producing Country May Elect Ex-American

World | JP Carroll
Was a U.S. citizen when he was Prime Minister of the country

REVEALED: Narco Hunter Spills The Beans On Cartels, Irish Mob Teaming Up For Huge Cocaine Operation

World | JP Carroll
Recaptured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted by soldiers at the hangar belonging to the office of the Attorney General in Mexico City, Mexico in this January 8, 2016, file photo. REUTERS/Henry Romero/Files

Millions of dollars worth of Sinaloa cocaine gets to Ireland through arrangement

Peruvian Tribe Take Gov't Helicopter And Officials Hostage

World | JP Carroll

Four of eight hostages have been freed

Brit And Frenchman Questioned For Nudity In Machu Picchu

World | JP Carroll
Tourists walk among the ruins of the Mac

‘Offenses against morality’

Soccer Stadium Fumigated Over Zika Virus Concerns

World | JP Carroll
A general view of the national stadium in Brasilia before the start of a Switzerland training session ahead of their 2014 World Cup Group E soccer match against Ecuador in this June 14, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino/Files

Peruvian stadium fumigated before big game

Peruvian Presidential Candidate Under Investigation For Plagiarism

World | JP Carroll
Peruvian presidential candidate Cesar Acuna (C) greets supporters during a rally at a market in Brena district of Lima, January 25, 2016. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo

Made his fortune as the owner of universities

Environmentalists Criticize Oregon Militia Despite History Of Similar Actions

Energy | Andrew Follett
Duane Ehmer of Irrigon, Oregon, member of an armed anti-government militia, walks near a building at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters near Burns, Oregon January 4, 2016. (ROB KERR/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Do as I say, not as I do’

Alleged New Hampshire Pedophile Runs Sex Ring In Peru

World | JP Carroll

4-year-old girl freed in raid