Peru









The starry-eyed fascination with South American shamanism in the spiritual counter-culture is beginning to shift towards a more grounded, realistic perspective. Aurelia Hunter tells a personal tale of Q’ero shaman mistreating her…











Obama wins the most important of endorsements. This same association of shamans correctly prophesied his 2008 victory, it should be noted. Via Canada.com: A group of Peruvian shamans are predicting the re-election…




Earth’s most intelligent species is dying off in droves. Report from the International Business Times: Around 877 carcasses of dolphins and porpoises were found on Peruvian beaches in two and half months….


John Lyons reports on some seismic shifts in where cocaine is produced, for the Wall Street Journal: In the dusty town of Villa Tunari in Bolivia’s tropical coca-growing region, farmers used to…


Nancy R writes on Care2: Fourteen traditional healers have been brutally murdered in Peru in the past 20 months, allegedly at the urging of a local mayor. The Peruvian government has sent…