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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 »

Bolivian Shipwreck Death Toll Now at 13, 27 Were Aboard

Bolivian Shipwreck Death Toll Now at 13, 27 Were Aboard

Two more bodies were found Thursday near the site where a boat capsized in Lake Titicaca, bringing the confirmed death toll from the accident to 13, Bolivian authorities said. continue reading »

3 Acclaimed Chefs Killed in Car Crash in Peru

3 Acclaimed Chefs Killed in Car Crash in Peru

Three acclaimed chefs were among a group of four people killed in a traffic accident in a highland area of southern Peru. continue reading »

Lady Gaga Finds Fans in her Garage While on Tour in Peru

Lady Gaga Finds Fans in her Garage While on Tour in Peru

While Mother Monster, Lady Gaga, is known to absolutely adore her loving fans, she probably did not love them being in her garage in the middle of the night. Early Friday morning, while Gaga was in Peru preparing for her continue reading »

Peru’s Business Sector to Improve Competitiveness, Stability with $30 Million Loan

Peru’s Business Sector to Improve Competitiveness, Stability with $30 Million Loan

Peru is carrying out reforms to increase productivity and business competitiveness in a program financed by a $30 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). continue reading »

Peru to Build World’s Tallest Museum in Mining Region of Pasco

Peru to Build World’s Tallest Museum in Mining Region of Pasco

Though the title of world's tallest museum is held by the Mole Antonelliana in Turin, Italy, Peru is looking to build the world's highest museum. A new museum being built in Peru's Pasco region will stand continue reading »

Train Derailment in Peru Kills 2

Train Derailment in Peru Kills 2

Two people died Sunday when a cargo train derailed in the central Peruvian province of Huarochiri, near Lima, local media reported. continue reading »

Yale University Returns Final Machu Picchu Artifacts to Peru

Yale University Returns Final Machu Picchu Artifacts to Peru

In 1911, archaeologist Hiram Bingham brought the Peruvian citadel of Machu Picchu international attention. Bingham and his team went on to take a number of artifacts from the site to the United States, a move the Pe continue reading »

Bolivia Returns Stolen 700-Year-Old Mummy to Peru

Bolivia Returns Stolen 700-Year-Old Mummy to Peru

Two years ago, Bolivian police found the 700-year-old mummy belonging to Peru. Recently, that mummy was returned to Peru. Bolivian police say the mummy, which was that of a to continue reading »

4 Peruvian Journalists Die When Car Plunges into Tarma River

4 Peruvian Journalists Die When Car Plunges into Tarma River

Four journalists on the way to cover a story in central Peru died Monday when the car they were traveling in plunged into the Tarma River. continue reading »

Peruvian Ambassador Resigns After Meeting With Shining Path Supporters

Peruvian Ambassador Resigns After Meeting With Shining Path Supporters

Peruvian Ambassador to Argentina Nicolas Lynch submitted his resignation to President Ollanta Humala, who accepted it on Sunday, in the wake of his meeting with supporters of the Shining Path guerrilla group in Buenos Aires. continue reading »

Peruvian Prison Fight Leaves 2 Dead

Peruvian Prison Fight Leaves 2 Dead

Two inmates were killed and three other people wounded in a fight at Yanamayo prison in the southeastern region of Puno, the head of Peru's INPE penitentiary service said Friday. continue reading »

2 Die, 21 Injured during Riot at Marketplace Between Police, Criminals and Vendors in Peru

2 Die, 21 Injured during Riot at Marketplace Between Police, Criminals and Vendors in Peru

Two people were killed Saturday during a new police intervention in a Lima marketplace, where last Thursday clashes between police, criminals and wholesalers left another two people dead, the director of the Dos de Mayo Hospital, Jose Roca, said. continue reading »

Peruvian Government Creates New Protected Areas in Amazon Near Ecuador, Colombia

Peruvian Government Creates New Protected Areas in Amazon Near Ecuador, Colombia

Peru's government has created three new protected areas in the vast northern Amazon region of Loreto, Environment Minister Manuel Pulgar-Vidal said. continue reading »