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Arts, Culture & Media

Immortal Technique

Judith Sloan profiles a Peruvian-born rapper and political activist known as Immortal Technique. He's on a mission to help orphans in Afghanistan. That's quite a contrast to his wild years as a teenager and the 12 months he spent in prison.

Global Politics

Mario Vargas Llosa wins Nobel

Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa has won this year's Nobel Prize for Literature. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Amherst College professor of Latin American and Latino culture, Ilan Stavans about Vargas Llosa's life and work.

Conflict & Justice

Inca capital

For our Geo Quiz we're interested in the Peruvian highlands. The city we'd like you to name is located there. It once served as the capital of the Incan empire. That all changed with the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors.