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Luis Jaime Cisneros

‘Christ of Theft’ statue poses dilemma for Peru

The 37-metre acrylic and concrete structure, which cost $800 000, is viewed by some as a symbol of corruption

‘Cutting brains is like peeling potatoes’

Thousands of human brains float in jars of formaldehyde at a unique museum that gives visitors to Lima an up-close view of brain diseases, from trichinosis to stroke. More than 2 500 brains are on display in a modest museum in Lima sponsored by the National Institute of Neurological Sciences.

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