IOC President Thomas Bach welcomes US bid for 2024 Olympics

...will launch an "invitation phase" Jan. 15 to discuss bid plans with interested countries and cities. The deadline for the formal submission of bids is Sept. 15, 2015. The host city will be selected by the IOC in 2017 in Lima, Peru.

Coffee table books open windows to worlds of fashion, music, culture, more

...portraits. Running Press, $30. OUTDOORSRainforest: From aerial to macro, leading photographers bring the rainforest alive from Peru to Borneo. With attitude. "Destroying rainforest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal...

Peru trip adds experience to medical training

...The women in the small rural village in Peru kept lining up, one after another, to...of four OB/GYN residents who went to Peru as part of what might be a unique requirement...through the CerviCusco clinic in Cusco, Peru, that was founded by GRU faculty member...

Peru brain museum a medical resource of cerebral maladies

LIMA, Peru -- Pointing to one of the four natural holes...diseased brains. For those unable to make it to Peru, images of about 700 of the museum's brains...Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease first appeared in Peru in the 1970s. But the disease - which kills...

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Peru Rebels Go to the Web

...after they took more than 500 hostages in Peru, but the government blocked the signal...and newspapers," he said. The siege in Peru began Dec. 17 and the rebels have freed...Revolutionary Movement, or MRTA, Web site. Peru's Shining Path Mexico's Zapatistas...

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Travel Channel's Jack Maxwell drinks on his job

...visiting 15 locations across 13 countries while on the job. Spain, Austria, Iceland, Lithuania, Turkey, Nepal, Belize and Peru are places where he connects with locals and becomes acquainted with their traditions, all of which sparks fascinating and often...

Citigroup to exit 11 markets in restructuring

...impact would primarily be smaller countries in Latin America: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru. It will also exit consumer banking in Egypt, Japan, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Guam.The bank is exiting those areas...

Untapable favored in Breeders' Cup Distaff

...will saddle longshot Valiant Emilia from Peru.The younger Mandella was disappointed...wouldn't be here except that she won a race in Peru that guaranteed her a berth in the Distaff...ridden by Rafael Bejarano, a native of Peru, which has had just one other horse start...

H&M eyes further expansion in US, China

...largest markets, China and the U.S. It also plans to begin operations in the Philippines in October and in South Africa, Peru, Taiwan and Macau next year.However, opening operations in India had been postponed from this fall until 2015.Persson said...

Paper airplane from the upper deck hits player

During a friendly match between England and Peru at England's Wembley Stadium, soccer fans entertained themselves by tossing paper airplanes from their seats near the top of...