Urban Voices

Roberto Canessa
December 20, 2017

Survivor Roberto Canessa relives 1972 plane crash in the Andes

On December 21, 1972, two members of a rugby team from Uruguay – who had been walking through the snow-capped Andes mountains in search of civilization – encountered a shepherd. Forty-five years later, survivor Roberto Canessa remembers their agonizing ordeal for “Americas Now.”

January 15, 2017

An award-winning food truck in DC serves up a “taste” of Peru

They started the “Peruvian Brothers” food truck taking on hundreds of others in Washington, a city known for hosting international cuisine. They put so much love and effort into their restaurant on wheels, that it quickly satisfied many cosmopolitan palates, and in 2015 they took home the award for “Best Food Truck”.