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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

Benfica 2-1 Juventus

Thursday, April 24th 2014, 21:36

Lima's late strike gives Benfica a narrow advantage over Juventus in a high-quality Europa League semi-final first leg.
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VIDEO: Volcano spews ash in Peru

Friday, April 18th 2014, 11:25
related places: Ubinas

Four thousand people living near Peru's most active volcano Ubinas are being evacuated from their homes.
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Peru evacuates Ubinas volcano area

Friday, April 18th 2014, 0:36
related places: Ubinas

The authorities in Peru say they are evacuating 4,000 people living near the Ubinas volcano, in the south of the country, because of increased activity.
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In pictures: Peru jail puts on musical

Wednesday, April 16th 2014, 22:14

Peru prisoners mark Holy Week with Lloyd Webber musical
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China buys $6bn Glencore Peru mine

Monday, April 14th 2014, 1:06
related countries: China China

A Chinese consortium buys Glencore Xstrata's copper mine in Peru in a $6bn all-cash deal, marking one of China's largest mining acquisitions.
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Shining Path arrests across Peru

Thursday, April 10th 2014, 9:53

Twenty-four people suspected of links to Peruvian militant group Shining Path are arrested, among them lawyers for its jailed founder.
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Vargas Llosa backs Venezuela protest

Tuesday, April 1st 2014, 21:57
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Peruvian Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa says he will travel to Venezuela in two weeks to support groups opposing President Nicolas Maduro.
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VIDEO: Italian police seize huge cocaine haul

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 17:58
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Italy Italy

Police in Italy say they have broken up a drug smuggling mafia organisation and seized two tonnes of cocaine - after undercover agents tracked drugs from Peru to Europe via Brazil.
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VIDEO: Risks of Peru's illegal 'gold rush'

Friday, March 7th 2014, 6:06

Encouraged by the soaring price of gold, hundreds of thousands of poorer people in Peru have been trying to strike gold in the country's makeshift mines, operating outside the law.
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UN court defines Peru-Chile border

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 13:46
related countries: Chile Chile

The United Nations' highest court has defined the Peru-Chile maritime border after an acrimonious dispute between the two neighbours.
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Chile-Peru: Moving on from the past

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 13:46
related countries: Chile Chile

Will the ICJ ruling help Chile and Peru bury the hatchet?
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Peru ends forced sterilisation probe

Saturday, January 25th 2014, 2:08

Peruvian authorities clear the government of the ex-President Alberto Fujimori of carrying out a campaign of forced sterilisations in the 1990s.
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VIDEO: 'Pre-Incan' burial site found in Peru

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 17:22

Archaeologists are working on an ancient 'pre-Incan' burial site found by accident in Peru after irrigation workers started laying pipes in the region of Lamabyeque.
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England line up Peru friendly match

Friday, January 10th 2014, 0:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wembley

England are set to announce that they will play Peru at Wembley in their final home World Cup warm-up match.
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VIDEO: Drug-running airstrips destroyed in Peru

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 16:09

Peruvian authorities say they have delivered a blow to drug traffickers by destroying 20 clandestine airstrips deep in jungles in the south of the country.
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VIDEO: UK drug smugglers jailed in Peru

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 22:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two UK women caught trying to smuggle cocaine out of Peru have been sentenced to six years and eight months each in prison, according to their lawyer.
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UK drug smugglers jailed in Peru

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 20:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two UK women caught trying to smuggle cocaine out of Peru have been jailed for six years and eight months each.
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VIDEO: Peru's war on cocaine production

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 19:32

Peru has become the world's biggest producer of coca, which is the main component in the production of cocaine and most of that drug comes to Europe.
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VIDEO: Rickshaw record bid hiccup in Peru

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 12:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British teachers had to drag their motorised rickshaw through Peru, after it broke down during a world record attempt.
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VIDEO: Peru sisters claim to 'own' Machu Picchu

Saturday, November 9th 2013, 12:37

Two sisters in Peru claim to be the rightful owners of the land on which the Unesco World Heritage site Machu Picchu is located.
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VIDEO: Peru seizes millions in fake currency

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 14:53
related places: Lima

Police in Peru find millions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of euros in counterfeit cash in a hotel in Lima.
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VIDEO: Ancient mummies unearthed in Peru

Friday, October 25th 2013, 2:09
related places: Lima

Archaeologists in Peru have found two mummies more than 1,000 years old in a suburb of the capital, Lima.
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Ancient mummies unearthed in Lima

Friday, October 25th 2013, 0:30
related places: Lima

Archaeologists in Peru find two mummies thought to be more than 1,000 years old at an ancient burial site in a suburb of the capital, Lima.
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