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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

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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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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