Old train station becomes “iconic” house of Literature in Lima | AFP

Lima’s former Desamparados train station has become the country’s House of Literature and its main cultural center after being transformed in 2009. It now receives between 1,200 to 2,000 people every day.

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Snowden: Fear of terrorism used as ‘legislative magic wand’ for surveillance (streamed live)

National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden is scheduled to take part in a Q&A session via video call, hosted by the PEN International foundation which promotes literature and freedom of expression, at the House of Literature in Oslo on Friday, November 18, during the international PEN-day ceremony dedicated to imprisoned writers around the world.

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