"The incredibly high number of femicides, rapes, and sexual exploitation—in conjunction with many other horrible things, it makes you want to collapse and cry. But it can also motivate you to actually do something."
He's traded his "knife for a brush".
You’ve probably heard of nikkei—the fusion that marries Peruvian and Japanese ingredients—but the mash-up of Peruvian and Chinese cuisine results in some even more interesting dishes.
You can use these travel tips as long as you promise not to be a dick.
Why use colourants when you can dye things with plants from the Andes?
"You can't just go down there, drop some money, do a photo-op, and come back," Rahul Jandial says about doctors who travel to hospitals in poor countries.
Inhabitants of the Altiplano area of Peru have been eating clay since pre-Columbian times, more for its medicinal properties than earthy taste. I try it with chuño potatoes and golden ulluco tubers.
The daughter of imprisoned former hardline president Alberto Fujimori, Keiko is almost sure to win the vote but unlikely to obtain the 50 percent she would need to avoid facing the second-placed candidate in a runoff vote on June 5.
In this extra scene from 'Lima's Fake Dollars,' VICE News meets the ringleader of a counterfeit bill operation who was arrested along with more than 100 million forged Peruvian soles, worth $32 million.
Since it opened in 1905, Lima's bar-restaurant Cordano has served pisco sours and butifarra sandwiches to almost every Peruvian president in modern history.
VICE News goes undercover to expose the illegal trade in counterfeit money in Peru and gets rare access to the criminal forgers who show us how these bills are made.