Peru’s territory was the nucleus of the highly developed Inca civilization, centered at Cuzco. It became the principal source of Spanish colonial wealth and power. The country is still coming to terms with the trauma of the long conflict between state and leftists.
Glorious Mysteries: Intentions for Peru
1. That the government succeed in curtailing cocaine production.
2. That farmers learn methods to prevent erosion and desertification.
3. That the mining industry control its pollution of rivers.
4. That the street children of Lima be spared from more exploitation.
5. That efforts to reduce preventable diseases may succeed.