This American girl squeezed her worldly belongings into an orange suitcase and moved to Arequipa, Peru. Here are her observations.
Saturday, October 24
Peru close to decriminalizing abortion
It's a big deal in a country whose population is more than 90% Catholic. The Peruvian Congress will soon debate a bill decriminalizing abortion, which was proposed by a Congressional commission evaluating the country's penal code.
Currently, Peruvian women who become pregnant from rape or incest cannot have an abortion.