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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

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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Oil firm leaves after Peru protests

Friday, February 13th 2015, 3:01
related countries: Argentina Argentina

An Argentine oil company says it is withdrawing from an area of the Peruvian Amazon after four days of protests against environmental damage.
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VIDEO: Floods and mudslides hit Peruvian Amazon

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 5:46

Large parts of the Peruvian Amazon are under water after torrential rains caused rivers to burst their banks, affecting more than 3,000 families
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VIDEO: Peru doctors test portable cancer pen

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 17:21

Doctors in Peru are testing a portable device that can treat women at risk of cervical cancer - before the cancer develops.
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Amazon tribe raids Peru village

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 22:31

A remote Peruvian community is to be evacuated after members of an Amazon tribe looking for food raided homes and killed domestic animals
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VIDEO: Greenpeace to aid Nazca Lines inquiry

Friday, December 19th 2014, 15:21

Greenpeace will co-operate with an investigation by a Peruvian court to determine responsibility for damage caused by activists at the Nazca Lines, the group's chief executive says.
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Deal reached at UN climate talks

Sunday, December 14th 2014, 20:32
related places: Lima

UN member states reach agreement on how countries should tackle climate change, after differences cause talks to overrun by two days.
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Climate talks 'facing breakdown'

Sunday, December 14th 2014, 1:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lima

The head of the US delegation at UN climate talks warns of a "major breakdown" in the process if negotiators fail to come to an agreement in Lima.
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Climate summit goes into overtime

Saturday, December 13th 2014, 5:12
related places: Lima

Talks continue through the night at the key UN climate summit in Peru, with major divisions between rich and poor nations hampering progress.
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Water woes in Lima: A glimpse of our future?

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 2:20
related places: Lima

The Lima suburb where 10% of income goes on water
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Greenpeace sorry for Nazca stunt

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 2:17
related places: Nazca

Activists apologise for any "moral offence" that Greenpeace has caused, after a publicity stunt on the ancient Nazca lines in Peru.
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VIDEO: The problem of water in Lima

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 0:43
related places: Lima

Matt McGrath visited the suburb of Nuevo Pachacutec to see the effect a lack of water was having on the community.
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Peru moves to sue Greenpeace

Wednesday, December 10th 2014, 13:13

The Peruvian government says it will sue Greenpeace activists for "attacking" a famous desert heritage site after a banner protest was held there.
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Climate talks open as world heats up

Monday, December 1st 2014, 16:21

Delegates are set to meet in Peru to try and agree a negotiating text for a new global climate deal to be signed at the end of 2015.
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Peru probes 500 sea lion deaths

Monday, November 24th 2014, 1:24

Peru's environmental police launch an investigation into the deaths of some 500 sea lions found on a northern beach.
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VIDEO: Success for Peru animal rescue plan

Saturday, November 8th 2014, 18:51

Animal rights campaigners say almost all the animals held by circus companies in Peru have been rescued.
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In pictures: Peru's burial grounds

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 0:27

Peruvian archaeologist's efforts to preserve ancient heritage
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Peru Dirty War bodies returned

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 0:56
related places: Ayacucho

Relatives of 80 victims of Peru's Dirty War receive their exhumed bodies at a ceremony in the city of Ayacucho.
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US returns ancient artefacts to Peru

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 22:53
related countries: United States United States

The US returns about 20 ancient Peruvian artefacts - some more than 1,800 years old - that had been looted from pre-Columbian graves.
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From silver mine to wet plate

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 23:27

Photographer goes from silver mine to wet plate in Peru
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