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Peru investigates 'police death squad' after killings

Tuesday, August 23rd 2016, 14:48

Prosecutors in Peru investigate allegations that a group of rogue police officers killed civilians and passed them off as dangerous criminals to secure promotions.
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Peru quake kills at least seven in southern Arequipa

Monday, August 15th 2016, 14:33
related places: Arequipa

Peruvian officials say at least seven people have been killed in a 5.4-magnitude earthquake in the south of the country.
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A rather peculiar cabinet meeting

Friday, August 5th 2016, 5:48

Peru president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's first cabinet meeting involved a public workout in front of the Government Palace.
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Peru president works out with cabinet in public

Thursday, August 4th 2016, 19:54

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and most of his cabinet surprise bystanders by beginning their first weekly meeting with an exercise session in public.
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Peru's new president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski sworn in

Thursday, July 28th 2016, 22:24

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski takes office as the new president of Peru, with the former investment banker saying he hopes for a more modern and equal society.
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Peruvian fishermen rescue baby whale from net

Tuesday, July 26th 2016, 21:28

Fishermen in the Piura region of Peru have rescued an exhausted whale calf that had become trapped in a net.
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Byron Lima: Killer of Guatemala bishop dies in jail riot

Monday, July 18th 2016, 23:07
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

A Guatemalan army officer convicted of killing an outspoken Catholic bishop dies in a prison riot.
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Gunmen in Peru rob tourists on Amazon riverboat cruise

Thursday, July 14th 2016, 18:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Amazon

Eight gunmen in Peru rob tourists, most of them American, enjoying a riverboat cruise along the Amazon.
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Tourist dies in Machu Picchu taking photo

Friday, July 1st 2016, 0:24

The body of a tourist is recovered from a ravine in the Peruvian Andes after he fell while taking pictures of himself near the Machu Pichu site.
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Madrid triple murder: Two women and one man killed

Thursday, June 23rd 2016, 11:32
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

Three people are killed in Madrid, at the office of a lawyer who used to prosecute drugs cases in Peru, Spanish media report.
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Copa America: Brazil knocked out by Peru in group stages

Monday, June 13th 2016, 6:22
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil are knocked out of the Copa America in the group stage for the first time in nearly 30 years after losing 1-0 to Peru.
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End of Fujimorismo?

Friday, June 10th 2016, 22:37

Giles Gibson analyses the result of the Peruvian presidential election.
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Peru elections: Keiko Fujimori concedes to Kuczynski

Friday, June 10th 2016, 19:28

Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori has admitted defeat to rival Pedro Pablo Kuczynski following run-off elections.
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Peru election: Kuczynski wins, but Fujimori has yet to concede

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 22:03

The economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski wins a cliff-hanger presidential election in Peru, but unclear ballots must be settled by electoral court.
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Peru election: Kuczynski leads narrowly

Monday, June 6th 2016, 10:12

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski takes a slight lead over opponent Keiko Fujimori as votes are counted in Peru's presidential election.
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Peru drug lord deported from Colombia

Monday, May 2nd 2016, 1:07
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Caracol

Colombia deports alleged drug lord Gerson Galvez, known as Caracol or The Snail and described as one of the region's most feared criminals, to Peru.
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VIDEO: Beaten, declawed but finally in sanctuary

Sunday, May 1st 2016, 16:51
related countries: Colombia Colombia, South Africa South Africa

Lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru have been released at Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary in South Africa.
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Circus lions reach South Africa sanctuary

Saturday, April 30th 2016, 21:37
related countries: Colombia Colombia, South Africa South Africa
related places: More

More than 30 lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru are flown to a sanctuary in South Africa - in what is said to be the largest such airlift.
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VIDEO: Rescued circus lions to fly to South Africa

Wednesday, April 27th 2016, 5:18
related countries: Colombia Colombia, South Africa South Africa

More than 30 lions which have been rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia are to be flown to a sanctuary in South Africa.
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Missing tourist found dead in Peru

Tuesday, April 19th 2016, 22:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British tourist who was missing for nearly two weeks in the Peruvian Andes has been found dead in a 40-metre deep crevice, rescuers say.
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Fujimori heads for Peru first round win

Monday, April 11th 2016, 3:46

Centre-right candidate Keiko Fujimori has won the first round of Peru's presidential election, exit polls say.
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Three dead in attack ahead of Peru poll

Sunday, April 10th 2016, 1:24

Suspected leftist rebels in Peru have killed three people in an attack ahead of Sunday's presidential election, the military says
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VIDEO: Bus plunges into river in Peru

Saturday, April 9th 2016, 9:38

At least 23 people have been killed and 32 injured after a bus plunged into a river in south-eastern Peru.
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Shadow of jailed ex-president cast over Peru polls

Friday, April 8th 2016, 23:51

Father casts shadow on poll frontrunner Keiko Fujimori
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VIDEO: Peru drug smuggler: 'I'm not a bad person'

Sunday, April 3rd 2016, 18:07

One of two women jailed for drug smuggling in Peru has spoken for the first time about what she called her "moment of madness".
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