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Peru drug lord deported from Colombia

Monday, May 2nd 2016, 1:07
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Caracol

Colombia deports alleged drug lord Gerson Galvez, known as Caracol or The Snail and described as one of the region's most feared criminals, to Peru.
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VIDEO: Beaten, declawed but finally in sanctuary

Sunday, May 1st 2016, 16:51
related countries: Colombia Colombia, South Africa South Africa

Lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru have been released at Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary in South Africa.
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Circus lions reach South Africa sanctuary

Saturday, April 30th 2016, 21:37
related countries: Colombia Colombia, South Africa South Africa
related places: More

More than 30 lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru are flown to a sanctuary in South Africa - in what is said to be the largest such airlift.
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VIDEO: Rescued circus lions to fly to South Africa

Wednesday, April 27th 2016, 5:18
related countries: Colombia Colombia, South Africa South Africa

More than 30 lions which have been rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia are to be flown to a sanctuary in South Africa.
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Missing tourist found dead in Peru

Tuesday, April 19th 2016, 22:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British tourist who was missing for nearly two weeks in the Peruvian Andes has been found dead in a 40-metre deep crevice, rescuers say.
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Fujimori heads for Peru first round win

Monday, April 11th 2016, 3:46

Centre-right candidate Keiko Fujimori has won the first round of Peru's presidential election, exit polls say.
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Three dead in attack ahead of Peru poll

Sunday, April 10th 2016, 1:24

Suspected leftist rebels in Peru have killed three people in an attack ahead of Sunday's presidential election, the military says
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VIDEO: Bus plunges into river in Peru

Saturday, April 9th 2016, 9:38

At least 23 people have been killed and 32 injured after a bus plunged into a river in south-eastern Peru.
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Shadow of jailed ex-president cast over Peru polls

Friday, April 8th 2016, 23:51

Father casts shadow on poll frontrunner Keiko Fujimori
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VIDEO: Peru drug smuggler: 'I'm not a bad person'

Sunday, April 3rd 2016, 18:07

One of two women jailed for drug smuggling in Peru has spoken for the first time about what she called her "moment of madness".
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Indigenous community in Peru suffers after oil spill

Tuesday, March 15th 2016, 0:05

Indigenous community suffers after spill
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VIDEO: Children 'used in Peru oil leak clean-up'

Monday, March 14th 2016, 23:44

The BBC has seen first hand how children are being used to help clean up a huge oil leak in the Peruvian Amazon. The state owned oil company denies using child labour to help contain it.
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VIDEO: Dog pulled to safety from rushing Peru river

Saturday, March 5th 2016, 0:57
related places: Arequipa

A dog is lucky to be alive after it was pulled from the rushing waters of the severely flooded Chili River in Arequipa, Peru.
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VIDEO: Driver saved from lorry in Peru floods

Thursday, March 3rd 2016, 22:03

Dramatic footage shows the moment a truck driver was saved from the top of a lorry after flood waters swept over it in Peru.
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Peru oil spill pollutes Amazon rivers

Tuesday, February 23rd 2016, 4:37

At least 3,000 barrels of crude oil have spilled in an Amazonian region after leaks from Peru's main oil pipeline, the state oil company says.
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VIDEO: Mudslides destroy homes in Peru

Friday, February 19th 2016, 0:03

Mudslides in Peru have left 25 people injured and more than 100 houses destroyed.
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UK prisoners 'paying to escape Peru'

Friday, February 12th 2016, 6:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British prisoner who was jailed in Peru for drug smuggling says five other women have used an illegal route to get back into the UK while on parole.
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VIDEO: Mother creates Zika virus support group

Wednesday, January 27th 2016, 0:45

Viviane Lima created a WhatsApp support group to help answer questions from parents worrying about Zika virus
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VIDEO: Spending the night in a cliff-side hotel

Wednesday, December 9th 2015, 10:58

Sky Lodge capsules are perched on the side of a cliff above Peru's Sacred Valley, with guests having to climb some 400 metres to get there.
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Ex-Peru chief arrested in Fifa probe

Saturday, December 5th 2015, 15:31

Peruvian police arrest former football federation president Manuel Burga as part of the Fifa corruption investigation.
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Forced sterilisation haunts Peruvian women decades on

Wednesday, December 2nd 2015, 0:18

The Peruvian women who were forcibly sterilised
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VIDEO: Skateboarding bulldog breaks record

Thursday, November 12th 2015, 12:11

A bulldog called Otto has broken the Guinness World Record for skateboarding through the "longest human tunnel" in Peru.
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Chile and Peru in new border spat

Sunday, November 8th 2015, 0:50
related countries: Chile Chile

Chile protests against Peru's decision to create a new district in a disputed border area.
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US hedge fund threatens to sue Peru

Friday, October 9th 2015, 21:52
related countries: United States United States

A US hedge fund threatens to sue Peru over bonds issued by the country's former military regime.
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Water is a high price for Lima's poor

Thursday, October 8th 2015, 23:01
related places: Lima

Why Lima's poorest have to pay so much to get a drink
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