Arrival in Lima, Peru

November 17, 2016 President Rodrigo Roa Duterte arrived at 11:45 pm in Lima, Peru to make his debut in the 24th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Meeting. Peruvian Minister of Culture Jorge Nieto and former Peruvian Ambassador to the Philippines Julio Cardenas Velarde welcomed the President at the Jorge Chavez International Airport. From the airport, continue reading : Arrival in Lima, Peru

Plaza Armas

Lima, Peru November 16, 2016 Located at the heart of Lima’s Historic Centre in Peru, the Plaza Armas, also called the Plaza Mayor, is the birthplace of the city of Lima. Francisco Pizzaro, a Spanish conquistador, chose the site to settle and build a harbor for trade links to Spain. Surrounding the 140-square meter plaza continue reading : Plaza Armas