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News: Peru

We have started to collect the most important news related to Peru in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Peru: news

VIDEO: Greenpeace to aid Nazca Lines inquiry

Friday, December 19th 2014, 15:21

Greenpeace will co-operate with an investigation by a Peruvian court to determine responsibility for damage caused by activists at the Nazca Lines, the group's chief executive says.
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Deal reached at UN climate talks

Sunday, December 14th 2014, 20:32
related places: Lima

UN member states reach agreement on how countries should tackle climate change, after differences cause talks to overrun by two days.
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Climate talks 'facing breakdown'

Sunday, December 14th 2014, 1:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lima

The head of the US delegation at UN climate talks warns of a "major breakdown" in the process if negotiators fail to come to an agreement in Lima.
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Climate summit goes into overtime

Saturday, December 13th 2014, 5:12
related places: Lima

Talks continue through the night at the key UN climate summit in Peru, with major divisions between rich and poor nations hampering progress.
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Water woes in Lima: A glimpse of our future?

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 2:20
related places: Lima

The Lima suburb where 10% of income goes on water
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Greenpeace sorry for Nazca stunt

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 2:17
related places: Nazca

Activists apologise for any "moral offence" that Greenpeace has caused, after a publicity stunt on the ancient Nazca lines in Peru.
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VIDEO: The problem of water in Lima

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 0:43
related places: Lima

Matt McGrath visited the suburb of Nuevo Pachacutec to see the effect a lack of water was having on the community.
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Peru moves to sue Greenpeace

Wednesday, December 10th 2014, 13:13

The Peruvian government says it will sue Greenpeace activists for "attacking" a famous desert heritage site after a banner protest was held there.
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Climate talks open as world heats up

Monday, December 1st 2014, 16:21

Delegates are set to meet in Peru to try and agree a negotiating text for a new global climate deal to be signed at the end of 2015.
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Peru probes 500 sea lion deaths

Monday, November 24th 2014, 1:24

Peru's environmental police launch an investigation into the deaths of some 500 sea lions found on a northern beach.
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VIDEO: Success for Peru animal rescue plan

Saturday, November 8th 2014, 18:51

Animal rights campaigners say almost all the animals held by circus companies in Peru have been rescued.
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In pictures: Peru's burial grounds

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 0:27

Peruvian archaeologist's efforts to preserve ancient heritage
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Peru Dirty War bodies returned

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 0:56
related places: Ayacucho

Relatives of 80 victims of Peru's Dirty War receive their exhumed bodies at a ceremony in the city of Ayacucho.
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US returns ancient artefacts to Peru

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 22:53
related countries: United States United States

The US returns about 20 ancient Peruvian artefacts - some more than 1,800 years old - that had been looted from pre-Columbian graves.
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From silver mine to wet plate

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 23:27

Photographer goes from silver mine to wet plate in Peru
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Caver freed after 12-day ordeal

Wednesday, October 1st 2014, 3:29
related countries: Spain Spain

An injured Spanish caver who was trapped in a 400m deep cave in north-eastern Peru for 12 days has been rescued.
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Eight killed in Peru earthquake

Monday, September 29th 2014, 10:00
related places: Cusco

Emergency workers in Peru have recovered eight bodies from the rubble of a village after a 4.9-magnitude earthquake hit the southern Cusco region.
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Peru creates anti-logging commission

Sunday, September 21st 2014, 19:49

The Peruvian authorities announce a new anti-logging commission after the killings of four indigenous leaders in the Amazon rainforest.
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VIDEO: Peruvian prison bank run by inmates

Sunday, September 21st 2014, 0:55

Peru's largest prison has a bank run entirely by inmates, for inmates so they can save for their release and re-establish trustworthiness.
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Peru anti-logging activists murdered

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 3:51

Four Peruvian anti-logging activists and tribal leaders have been killed by suspected illegal loggers, officials say.
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In pictures: Illegal logging in Peru

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 23:38

How illegal loggers in Peru bend the rules
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Peru seizes cocaine hidden in coal

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 14:23

Peruvian police say they have found a stash a 3.3-tonnes stash of cocaine hidden in a consignment of coal that was bound for Europe.
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Jailed Dutchman in Peru hunger strike

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 9:59
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch national Joran van der Sloot, who is in jail for murder in Peru, goes on hunger strike after being transferred to a maximum security prison.
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