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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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Tensions mount in Peru over mine

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 10:13

Peru's Apurimac region is placed under a state of emergency after four people are shot dead during protest against a copper mining project.
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Deadly anti-mining protest in Peru

Tuesday, September 29th 2015, 10:24

At least three people are shot dead during a protest at one of the world's biggest copper mine projects under construction in Peru.
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VIDEO: Peru's traditional story boxes updated

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 23:36

Claudio Jimenez Quispe is one of Peru's most famous retablo artists.
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Peruvian 'drug lord' extradited

Monday, September 14th 2015, 10:46
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

Ecuador extradites a Peruvian fugitive accused of leading a drug-smuggling ring following his arrest on Saturday in an Ecuadorean resort town.
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Facebook justice: Violent vigilantes in Peru

Sunday, September 13th 2015, 23:24

The violent vigilante movement spreading online in Peru
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Argentina to give back artefacts

Sunday, August 23rd 2015, 0:18
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Ecuador Ecuador, United States United States

Argentina says it will restore more than 4,000 archaeological artefacts to South American neighbours Ecuador and Peru.
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Peru targets drug smuggling planes

Friday, August 21st 2015, 3:28

The Peruvian Congress approves legislation allowing the country's air force to shoot down planes suspected of carrying illegal drugs.
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Cardinal accused of papal plagiarism

Monday, August 17th 2015, 17:28
related places: Lima

Peru's El Comercio newspaper deletes two articles by Lima's archbishop and says it will not publish his work again, following allegations of plagiarism.
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Shining Path leaders caught in Peru

Monday, August 10th 2015, 23:38

The Peruvian government announces the capture of two leaders of the Maoist guerrilla group, Shining Path.
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Shining Path rebels 'still active'

Thursday, August 6th 2015, 19:58

Peruvian Defence Minister Jakke Valakivi says the Shining Path rebel group has has been weakened but not exterminated.
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Peru rescues 'Shining Path slaves'

Tuesday, July 28th 2015, 22:52

The Peruvian Army says it has rescued 39 people - most of them children - from a farm where Shining Path rebels kept them as slave workers.
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Peru police probe circus grenade

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 1:43
related places: Lima

Police in the Peruvian capital, Lima, investigate a grenade explosion during a circus performance which wounded 11 people.
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VIDEO: Crackdown on illegal mining in Peru

Friday, July 17th 2015, 8:46

Dozens of illegal mining camps have been destroyed by authorities in Peru.
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Chile 2-1 Peru

Tuesday, June 30th 2015, 1:28
related countries: Chile Chile

Eduardo Vargas scores twice as hosts Chile beat 10-man Peru to move into their first Copa America final since 1987.
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Bolivia 1-3 Peru

Friday, June 26th 2015, 7:56
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Paolo Guerrero scores a hat-trick as Peru beat Bolivia 3-1 to reach the semi-finals of the Copa America.
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Peru mass grave with 17 bodies found

Wednesday, June 24th 2015, 10:31

The bodies of 17 people believed to be victims of Peru's civil conflict are discovered in a mass grave high in the Andes.
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