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Latin Love:  Elderly Man Refuses to Leave Corpse of His Deceased Wife

Latin Love:  Elderly Man Refuses to Leave Corpse of His Deceased Wife

78-year-old Angel Garcia Dominguez had to be pried away from the decaying body of his 88-year-old wife even after authorities broke into their apartment after complaints of severe odors from the neighbors. continue reading »

Ex-Peruvian Police Officer Deported, Wanted for Weapons Trafficking

Ex-Peruvian Police Officer Deported, Wanted for Weapons Trafficking

A former Peruvian police officer wanted in his native country for weapons trafficking was handed over to authorities in Lima late Wednesday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) following his capture in Stockton, Calif. continue reading »

State Department Issues Kidnap Warning for U.S. Citizens in Machu Picchu Area

State Department Issues Kidnap Warning for U.S. Citizens in Machu Picchu Area

The U.S. Embassy is warning U.S. citizens of a potential kidnapping threat in the Cusco area of Peru. The Embassy has received information that members of a criminal organization may be planning to kidnap U.S. citizen tourists in the Cusco and Machu Picchu area. continue reading »

No Gas Exploration in Peru’s Ecologically Diverse Manu National Park

No Gas Exploration in Peru’s Ecologically Diverse Manu National Park

Argentina's Pluspetrol denied that it planned to explore for natural gas in Peru's Manu National Park, an ecologically diverse area located between the southern regions of Cuzco and Madre de Dios. continue reading »

Chile, Brazil, Peru, Mexico and Colombia Have Best Climate for Private-Public Partnerships

Chile, Brazil, Peru, Mexico and Colombia Have Best Climate for Private-Public Partnerships

Chile, Brazil, Peru, Mexico and Colombia are the countries in Latin America and the Caribbean most able to carry out sustainable public-private partnerships (PPPs) to develop infrastructure and increase access to basic services, according to the continue reading »

Peruvian Movie Star Magaly Solier Has Her First Baby

Peruvian Movie Star Magaly Solier Has Her First Baby

Peruvian actress Magaly Solier, star of the movies "Madeinusa" and "La Teta Asustada," announced on Facebook that she gave birth to her first baby in the city of Ayacucho. continue reading »

V.P. of Peruvian Region of Amazonas Gunned Down

V.P. of Peruvian Region of Amazonas Gunned Down

The vice president of the Peruvian region of Amazonas, Dr. Augusto Wong Lopez, was shot to death by two unknown gunmen in the jungle province of Bagua, local media reported Sunday. continue reading »

Explosion Outside Peruvian Soccer Celebration Kills Horse, Injures Police

Explosion Outside Peruvian Soccer Celebration Kills Horse, Injures Police

Peruvian soccer fans at a Universitario match on Friday reportedly set off an explosion that killed a police horse and the injured the officer riding it. continue reading »

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 »