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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 anti-logging activists murdered

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 3:51

Four Peruvian anti-logging activists and tribal leaders have been killed by suspected illegal loggers, officials say.
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In pictures: Illegal logging in Peru

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 23:38

How illegal loggers in Peru bend the rules
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Peru seizes cocaine hidden in coal

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 14:23

Peruvian police say they have found a stash a 3.3-tonnes stash of cocaine hidden in a consignment of coal that was bound for Europe.
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Jailed Dutchman in Peru hunger strike

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 9:59
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch national Joran van der Sloot, who is in jail for murder in Peru, goes on hunger strike after being transferred to a maximum security prison.
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Peru to auction Montesinos jewels

Friday, July 25th 2014, 23:18

The Peruvian government is to sell dozens of gold watches and diamond-encrusted cufflinks seized from disgraced ex-spy chief Vladimiro Montesinos.
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Ben Whishaw cast as new Paddington

Friday, July 18th 2014, 11:40

James Bond star Ben Whishaw is cast as the voice of Paddington in the upcoming film about the Peruvian bear.
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Pre-Inca shroud on display in Peru

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 0:49
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: Inca, Lima

An ancient Peruvian funeral shroud dating back to the pre-Inca period goes on display in Lima after being returned from Sweden.
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VIDEO: New Incan trail discovered

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 20:52

Officials say they have discovered a new Incan trail hidden in mountain forest leading to the famous Peruvian citadel of Machu Picchu.
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We will peak for Italy - Gerrard

Friday, May 30th 2014, 22:50
related countries: Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Steven Gerrard says England will be in peak condition for their World Cup opener against Italy after victory over Peru.
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England 3-0 Peru

Friday, May 30th 2014, 21:15

England earn a comfortable win against Peru in their World Cup warm-up match after an improved second-half display.
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High fashion: Mario Testino's Andes adventure

Sunday, May 25th 2014, 0:18

Mario Testino focuses on Peru's mountain people
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Peruvian paratrooper survives fall

Wednesday, May 7th 2014, 23:48

A Peruvian air force officer, whose parachute malfunctioned during a training exercise, has survived a fall of about 1,500 metres (5,000 feet).
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VIDEO: Latin tall ships in Peru for festival

Friday, April 25th 2014, 16:52
related countries: United States United States

Tall ships from Latin American countries arrive in Peru as part of a tall ships festival celebrating unity and fellowship amongst the region's navies.
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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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