Wednesday, September 24, 2014
By Edward Munoz : Radio Rookie
Friday, September 05, 2014
Friday, October 08, 2010
Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa recently won the 2010 Nobel Prize for Literature. The Swedish Academy praised his "cartography of the structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual's resistance, revolt and defeat." He was on the Leonard Lopate Show in November 2001 to discuss his novel, The Feast of the Goat.
Thursday, October 07, 2010
By Perry Santanachote : WNYC Culture Desk
Peruvian Mario Vargas Llosa, one of the most acclaimed writers in the Spanish-speaking world, won the 2010 Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday. The author, a visiting professor at Princeton University in New Jersey, was in New York when the prize was announced.
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
A Peruvian court has reversed the parole of Lori Berenson. The New Yorker was released earlier this year, after serving 15 years of a 20-year sentence for collaborating with the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement, a militant rebel group. Berenson's husband and lawyer, Anibal Apari, said she turned herself in to police after the court decision was announced.
Monday, March 29, 2010
It's Monday, which means it's time to take a look at what's ahead this week with Marcus Mabry of The New York Times and Jonathan Marcus of the BBC World Service. This week, what's in store for a post-election Iraq; the U.N.'s aid conference for Haiti; Russia and the U.S. discuss the nuclear non-proliferation treaty.
Wednesday, May 06, 2009
By Lisa Chow
The last time I reported on Smith Street, home to many boutiques and restaurants and squeezed between Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens, it was January. It was cold. And store managers complained that there was very little foot traffic. This time, I spent some time with one of ...
Tuesday, April 07, 2009
Friday, August 17, 2007
For nearly 100 years, Yale University’s Peabody Museum has been the keeper of thousands of relics found at Machu Picchu -- the “lost city of the Incas,” perched 8-thousand feet up in the Peruvian Andes. About 5 years ago, Peru’s government started asking Yale to return the artifacts. ...