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With Days, and Cooking Pots, We Will Triumph

190 years ago, on July 28, 1821, Peru declared its independence from Spain. And history books will tell you that Jose de San Martin, the Argentine born general, played an instrumental role. But recently, I discovered a story in the Peruvian Traditions by Ricardo Palma, that narrates how San Martin was able to triumph without having to go into battle.… Read more →