Month: December 2016

New Education Minister to Continue Policies

Courtesy of Peruvian Times President Kuczynski swore in his new Education minister, Marilu Martens, on Sunday afternoon at the government palace and vowed that his government’s education reform will continue. “We have to run, there’s no time to lose here,” the President said. Martens, the sixth woman in the Cabinet, has worked for many years in both private and public education. Since 2013 she has worked closely with her predecessor, Jaime Saavedra, and most recently in specialized education. She was the first academic and general director of the Colegio Mayor, the first state boarding school for high achievers. The...

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MALI Museo de Arte de Lima

Review coming soon…. Information Address: Paseo Colón 125, Parque de la Exposición, Lima 1, Perú Phone: (01) 20 40000 informes@mali.pe HORARIOS DE VISITA De martes a domingo de 10:00 a 19:00 h. | Sábados hasta las 17:00 h. | Una noche en el MALI (#NocheMALI) primer viernes del mes hasta las 22:00 h. | Cerrado los lunes, Día del Trabajo (1 de mayo), Navidad (24 y 25 de diciembre) y Año Nuevo (1 de enero)...

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La Cuina de Bonilla

Amid the many bars and restaurants in calle Bonilla you’ll find very well-done Spanish tapas and Catalan cuisine with a touch of Peruvian creativity. With a good selection of Tapas including fish, meat and several veggie options. La Cuina has the Rancho weekly menu which serves up one of the best lasagna in town, and a with a glass of wine added ensures you can enjoy a relaxing lunchtime meal. La Cuina also boasts a good collection of Peruvian Craft Beers. It is also one of the better places to watch sporting events, especially Spanish football!   Information Address: Calle Manuel Bonilla 124...

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Kuczynski Appoints New Defense and Culture Ministers

Courtesy of Peruvian Times President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski swore in two new Ministers on Monday, the first shift in his cabinet since his inauguration in July. Jorge Nieto, who headed the Ministry of Culture since July and was pleased with his results so far, has taken on the Defense portfolio a full week after his predecessor, Mariano Gonzalez, resigned. Gonzalez was asked to resign after a local TV program reported that he had promoted to his team of advisors a woman with whom he had a romantic relationship. Nieto is expected to add greater political weight to the Defense...

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Coffee Time

Delicious organic coffee prepared in true Italian style Coffee Time is one of our favorite coffee spots in Miraflores. Located on Calle Colón, opposite the Crown Plaza Hotel. Theatrically decorated, this small but friendly café, owned by Juan Pablo, serves one of the best cappuccinos in the area. The coffee is toasted and blended on site. The coffee is sourced from two regions in Peru. Espressos are made using beans supplied by the Co-operative Café Kuvirini. The coffee is an organic Arabica, grown in the jungle region of central Pichanaki – Chanchamyo. They also use beans supplied by Finca...

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