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Lori Berenson returns to Peru After Spending Holiday with Family in US

American Lori Berenson, on parole after serving most of a 20-year prison sentence for aiding leftist rebels in Peru, returned to the Andean nation from the United States after spending the holidays with her family. A crowd of reporters was waiting for Berenson and her young son when they disembarked Thursday at Lima's international airport, but she left the terminal without making any statements. continue reading »

Peru Receives $13 Million to Fight Child Labor from U.S. Labor Dept.

The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of International Labor Affairs has awarded a $13 million cooperative agreement to nongovernmental organization Desarrollo y Autogestión to combat exploitative child labor in Peru. continue reading »

Peru to Allow Lori Berenson to Spend Holidays in the U.S.

Lori Berenson, an American who is on parole after serving most of a 20-year prison sentence for aiding leftist rebels, was given permission Monday by the Peruvian immigration service to travel to the United States. continue reading »

UPDATE:  American Lori Berenson Forbidden to Leave Peru to Travel to U.S. for Christmas

A Peruvian court has given paroled American Lori Berenson permission to travel to the United States with her toddler son to spend the holidays with her family, her attorney and estranged husband said."She's traveling for family reasons to be with her parents" in New York, Anibal Apari, the Peruvian father of 2 1/2-year-old Salvador, told Efe Friday in a phone interview. continue reading »

Moche Monkey Artifact Heading Back to Peru after Being Stolen by Tomb Raiders

A gold Moche monkey head was returned to the government of Peru today in a repatriation ceremony at the Peruvian Embassy in Washington, D.C. continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez in Peru for Her Talent TV Show “Q’Viva! The Chosen”

Singer Jennifer Lopez arrived in Lima on the weekend to tape part of her television program "Q'Viva! The Chosen," which she is producing with her ex-husband, salsa singer Marc Anthony, and which seeks to discover Latino musical talent. continue reading »

1 Dead, 20 Injured in Protest Against Peru Prison Expansion

Clashes between Peruvian police and protesters opposed to the expansion of a prison south of this capital left one dead and 20 injured, local media reported. continue reading »

Infamous Murder Suspect Joran Van Der Sloot Sues Perú Govt, Vicitm’s Dad

Murder suspect Joran Van Der Sloot claims his human rights were violated when the Chilean government extradited him to Perú. He seeks $10M. continue reading »