The Corpus Christi festival, held 60 days after Easter, is the most famous Catholic festival in Peru. Figures of saints are carried from local parishes to the cathedral. They remain there for 7 days before returning in a lavish parade.
Traditional dances depicting pre and post-colonial history of Peru accompany fiestas, processions and cultural events across the country. Captured during the Festival of Corpus Christi in Cuzco, Peru,.
Each Friday public workers of different ministries and offices stop the traffic at Castellana street, one of the main streets of Madrid, causing a traffic jam in all the area. They claim against cuts on their salaries and labor rights.
Members of the Sindicato Colectivo de la Policia Municipal, demonstrated in Madrid against government measures to solve the economic crisis. The Spanish Municipal police object to salary reductions and freezing of pensions. Madrid, Spain. 26/05/2010
Malnutrition remains a serious problem among Peru's indigenous children. In a few weeks, UNICEF will release its report "Estado de la Niñez en el Perú", on the situation of children in Peru. Patacancha, Peru. 28/01/2011