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Shining Path Leader Tied to Narco Trafficking

Shining Path Leader Tied to Narco Trafficking

The last of Peru's original Shining Path guerrilla leaders had ties to drug traffickers and ordered the murders of a family that failed to make payments to the group, a witness told a Lima court, judicial officials said. continue reading »

Latin America News: Ecuador Seizes Peru Fishing Vessels for Border Violations

Latin America News: Ecuador Seizes Peru Fishing Vessels for Border Violations

The Ecuadorian navy last week intercepted four Peruvian boats with 10 citizens of that nation aboard that were fishing in its territorial waters, the National Directorate of Aquatic Areas, or Dirnea, announced Monday. continue reading »

Women Arrested for Taking $20,000 to Illegally Smuggling Ecuadorian Children into U.S.

Women Arrested for Taking $20,000 to Illegally Smuggling Ecuadorian Children into U.S.

Peruvian police arrested two Ecuadorian and two Peruvian women who were trying to send two Ecuadorian children to the United States, police said Sunday. continue reading »

Latin America News: Peru Peasants Protest Canadian Mining Project

Latin America News: Peru Peasants Protest Canadian Mining Project

More than 200 peasants staged a protest against Canadian mining firm Candente Copper and blocked roadways in Cañaris, a district in northern Peru, to demand that the company cease activities in the zone, police said. continue reading »

Animapocalypse Continues in Peru - Dolphins, Fish, Pelicans Found Dead

Animapocalypse Continues in Peru - Dolphins, Fish, Pelicans Found Dead

It would seem the animapocalypse in Peru has continued into 2013. Throughout January various animals have been washing up along the shores of Peru’s northern coast. continue reading »

Sundance 2013: Peru’s “The Companion” Showing in Shorts Catagory

Sundance 2013: Peru’s “The Companion” Showing in Shorts Catagory

The Sundance Film Festival, which gets underway this week in Park City, Utah, once again will provide a platform for independent filmmakers to showcase their creations and sign contracts for the theatrical dist continue reading »

inPERU Road Show arrives in Chicago to Highlight Opportunities in Peru

inPERU Road Show arrives in Chicago to Highlight Opportunities in Peru

Fresh off of successful road shows in London and Hong Kong, inPERU, a non-profit association made up of government and financial entities whose main goal is to promote investment opportunities in Peru, continues its U.S. tour. On Wednesday, Jan. 30, the inPERU Road Show arrives in Chicago for its second stop in its US three-city tour – including stops in New York City and San Francisco continue reading »

4th Stage of Dakar Rally in Peru Won by Qatari Driver, Al-Attiyah

4th Stage of Dakar Rally in Peru Won by Qatari Driver, Al-Attiyah

Qatari driver Nasser Al-Attiyah of the Red Bull Buggy team on Tuesday won the fourth leg of the Dakar Rally between the Peruvian cities of Nazca and Arequipa. continue reading »

Latin America News:  American Tourist Dies After Falling in Machu Picchu

Latin America News:  American Tourist Dies After Falling in Machu Picchu

An American tourist died after falling into a ravine while hiking near the famed Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, located in the southeastern Peruvian region of Cuzco, local media reported. continue reading »

Peruvians Settle Old Scores with Punching Ritual (VIDEO)

Peruvians Settle Old Scores with Punching Ritual (VIDEO)

An annual festival in Peru brought together hundreds of competitors to take part in a traditional fighting ritual aimed at resolving disputes before the year's end. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports. continue reading »

Spanish Prime Minister to Visit Peru, Chile, Algeria, Panama in 2013

Spanish Prime Minister to Visit Peru, Chile, Algeria, Panama in 2013

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy plans to visit Chile, Peru, Panama and Algeria during 2013, and his agenda of international travels also includes a meeting at the White House with U.S. President Barack Obama. continue reading »

Organizations Sue Peru Over broken Promise to Isolated Indians

Organizations Sue Peru Over broken Promise to Isolated Indians

Peru’s top indigenous organizations are taking on the government and powerful gas companies in an attempt to stop gas exploration that seriously threatens uncontacted Indians’ lives. continue reading »

Spanish Engineering Firm to Benefit from $100 Million Loan From IDB

Spanish Engineering Firm to Benefit from $100 Million Loan From IDB

Spanish engineering and consulting company Isolux has received a $100 million corporate loan from the Inter-American Development Bank to finance renewable energy and energy infrastructure projects in Peru and Brazil. continue reading »

Amazonian Village Destroyed by Fire in Peru

Amazonian Village Destroyed by Fire in Peru

A huge fire destroyed some 150 humble dwellings in a poor section of the Peruvian Amazon city of Iquitos, the police said. continue reading »

Immigration Reform Advocate Sen. Robert Menendez had Undocumented, Registered Sex Offender as Intern

Immigration Reform Advocate Sen. Robert Menendez had Undocumented, Registered Sex Offender as Intern

AP is reporting an unpaid intern working for Democratic New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez was found to be undocumented and a registered sex offender. continue reading »