Stories: Peru

  • The Problem With Tying Health Care to Trade

    I first met Cesar Alva on a gray winter afternoon in downtown Lima. He wore a knit stocking cap over a thick head of hair, drawing attention to his slight underbite and jaundiced eyes. Alva lives with his parents, a retired housekeeper and construction worker, in a neighborhood at the center of Peru’s swelling capital city. He...

  • Where To Next?

    The Shipibo indigenous community moved to Peru's capital Lima about two decades ago when their habitat was destroyed by logging, illegal mining and the construction of roads in the jungle. But today, plans to clean up the slum where they live are pushing them away once again. Ruxandra Guidi reports with the support of the International Reporting Project.