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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

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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Brazil 2-1 Peru

Sunday, June 14th 2015, 23:58
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Isle of Man Isle of Man

Douglas Costa strikes an injury-time winner as Brazil defeat Peru in their opening game of the 2015 Copa America.
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US labels Shining Path 'drug gang'

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015, 10:55
related countries: United States United States

Peru's Shining Path Maoist rebel group is designated a "significant foreign narcotics trafficker" by the US Treasury.
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China's Amazon railway plan advances

Saturday, May 23rd 2015, 15:32
related countries: China China

A Chinese scheme to build a railway across South America, crossing the Amazon rain forest, moves a step closer as Peru agrees to study the plan.
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Peruvian attorney general dismissed

Thursday, May 14th 2015, 10:41

Peru's Attorney General Carlos Ramos Heredia is sacked over allegations he derailed an investigation into a regional governor accused of corruption.
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Troops deployed in Peruvian mine

Saturday, May 9th 2015, 18:31

Peruvian soldiers are deployed near the Tia Maria copper mine project following the deaths of a protester and a policeman.
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Peru investigates tribal attack

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 0:06

The Peruvian government sends indigenous culture specialists to help a community in the Amazon rainforest after a man was killed by a member of an isolated tribe.
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VIDEO: Peru percussionists' world record bid

Sunday, April 26th 2015, 9:52

Thousands of people in Peru have attempted to break the Guinness World Record for the largest cajon ensemble.
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VIDEO: The life-saving shipping container

Saturday, April 25th 2015, 23:00

A charity in Peru is tackling high rates of multi-drug resistant TB with the help of a shipping container.
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Peru prime minister deposed in spy row

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 10:19

Peruvian Prime Minister Ana Jara is sacked by Congress over allegations that the country's spy agency gathered information on thousands of Peruvians.
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Peruvian mudslide emergency declared

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 22:29
related places: Chosica

A state of emergency is declared in the Peruvian town of Chosica after it was engulfed by mud and rocks during heavy rain on Monday.
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Bus crash in Peru leaves 36 dead

Monday, March 23rd 2015, 22:03

At least 36 people are killed and 70 injured in Peru as a bus careers into the wrong lane and is hit by three oncoming vehicles.
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Peru recalls ambassador to Chile

Saturday, March 7th 2015, 20:25
related countries: Chile Chile

The Peruvian government recalls its ambassador to Chile after accusing its southern neighbour of military espionage.
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Murder charge for Peru ex-minister

Monday, March 2nd 2015, 0:57

An ex-minister in Peru is charged with involvement in the killing of a journalist during the Shining Path rebel insurgency in the 1980s.
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