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Brazil President Temer's close ally Lima arrested

Tuesday, July 4th 2017, 2:46
related places: Lima

Geddel Vieira Lima, a former cabinet minister, has been charged with obstruction of justice.
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Peru shamans carry out ritual for US-North Korea peace

Tuesday, June 13th 2017, 17:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lima

Four shamans gathered on a hill in the capital Lima to implore the countries' leaders to make peace.
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Mario Testino auctions off his private collection

Friday, May 26th 2017, 11:05

Mario Testino is auctioning off his private collection of art to raise money for his museum in Peru.
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Under water

Wednesday, April 5th 2017, 15:09

Amazing pictures show how the rising water has changed Peru's north-west in a matter of months.
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Peruvian plane catches fire

Wednesday, March 29th 2017, 3:32
related places: Jauja

There were no injuries among the 141 on board when the aeroplane landed at Jauja airport.
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Floods and mudslides kill dozens in Peru

Saturday, March 18th 2017, 20:42

Deadly floods and mudslides sweep across the country.
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Zip line to rescue dog from floods in Lima suburb

Saturday, March 18th 2017, 9:45
related places: Lima

A stranded dog was helped to safety in Peru, where floods have left scores of people dead.
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Rescue under way in Peru amid dangerous flooding

Friday, March 17th 2017, 17:47
related places: Lima

Muddy, fast-rushing water strands people in Lima after heavy rains led to widespread flooding.
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Woman emerges from Peru mudslide

Thursday, March 16th 2017, 18:09
related places: Lima

Evangelina Chamorro Diaz, 32, struggles free from a whirlpool on the outskirts of Lima.
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Peru recalls ambassador in Caracas amid diplomatic spat

Tuesday, March 7th 2017, 1:33
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

The move came after Venezuela's foreign minister called Peru's President Kuczynski a "dog".
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Leila de Lima: Top Duterte critic arrested on drug charge

Friday, February 24th 2017, 7:15

Senator Leila de Lima says the charges are an attempt to silence her criticism of the drug war.
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Philippines: Duterte critic Leila de Lima faces drugs charges

Friday, February 17th 2017, 14:55
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Lima

The outspoken senator has strongly criticised the Philippine president's bloody drug crackdown.
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Peru asks Trump to consider deporting ex-President Alejandro Toledo

Monday, February 13th 2017, 10:19

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski urges Donald Trump to consider deporting fugitive Alejandro Toledo.
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Judge orders arrest of Peru ex-president Alejandro Toledo

Friday, February 10th 2017, 3:57

Alejandro Toledo is accused of receiving millions of dollars in bribes during his time in office.
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Sister Monica and Siervas: The Peruvian nuns who rock

Monday, February 6th 2017, 10:59

Sister Monica and Siervas are a Peruvian-based rock'n'roll band comprised entirely of nuns.
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Tear gas fired over Peru toll booths

Friday, January 6th 2017, 0:20
related places: Lima

Tear gas has been fired amid violent protests over new toll booths in northern Lima, Peru.
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Fierce and unapologetic

Wednesday, December 28th 2016, 23:59
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Lima

Leila de Lima is a Philippine senator bent on challenging controversial president Rodrigo Duterte.
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Peruvian Santa in gung-ho-ho drugs bust

Tuesday, December 13th 2016, 21:52
related places: Lima

A member of an anti-drugs unit in the Peruvian capital Lima carries out a raid while dressed as Santa Claus.
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Peru's public TV airs first news programme in Quechua

Tuesday, December 13th 2016, 14:02

Peruvian public TV launches its first news programme in the indigenous Quechua language.
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The fog catcher

Friday, December 2nd 2016, 0:22
related places: Lima

In the slums of Lima, he's found a way to turn fog into water.
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Huge fireworks haul blown up in Peru

Friday, November 25th 2016, 7:07

Authorities in Peru have destroyed almost 21 tonnes of illegal fireworks.
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Riba architecture prize won by 'modern Machu Picchu'

Thursday, November 24th 2016, 0:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An engineering university in Peru has won a Royal Institute of British Architects global design prize.
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Peru Lima shopping centre fire: Five people killed

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 23:46
related places: Lima

At least five people in Peru are killed in a fire in one of Lima's most expensive shopping centres.
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Hundreds homeless after shanty town fire in Lima, Peru

Friday, November 4th 2016, 21:29
related places: Lima

Some 500 families are homeless after a devastating fire in a shanty town in the Peruvian capital Lima, local media say.
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Thousands of baby turtles released into Peruvian Amazon

Tuesday, November 1st 2016, 16:11

Thousands of baby Taricaya turtles have been released into the Peruvian Amazon as part of an effort to save them from extinction.
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