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The fog catcher

Friday, December 2nd 2016, 0:22
related places: Lima

In the slums of Lima, he's found a way to turn fog into water.
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Huge fireworks haul blown up in Peru

Friday, November 25th 2016, 7:07

Authorities in Peru have destroyed almost 21 tonnes of illegal fireworks.
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Riba architecture prize won by 'modern Machu Picchu'

Thursday, November 24th 2016, 0:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An engineering university in Peru has won a Royal Institute of British Architects global design prize.
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Peru Lima shopping centre fire: Five people killed

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 23:46
related places: Lima

At least five people in Peru are killed in a fire in one of Lima's most expensive shopping centres.
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Hundreds homeless after shanty town fire in Lima, Peru

Friday, November 4th 2016, 21:29
related places: Lima

Some 500 families are homeless after a devastating fire in a shanty town in the Peruvian capital Lima, local media say.
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Thousands of baby turtles released into Peruvian Amazon

Tuesday, November 1st 2016, 16:11

Thousands of baby Taricaya turtles have been released into the Peruvian Amazon as part of an effort to save them from extinction.
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Volunteer firefighters die in Peru blaze

Wednesday, October 19th 2016, 21:37
related places: Lima

Three firefighters died attending a blaze at a shoe factory in Lima, Peru.
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Peru investigates death of 10,000 Titicaca water frogs

Tuesday, October 18th 2016, 0:09

Peru's environmental agency is investigating the deaths of some 10,000 frogs whose bodies have been found in a tributary of the Titicaca lake.
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Peru Cuzco: Fire destroys 16th Century church

Saturday, September 17th 2016, 14:03
related places: Cusco, San Sebastian

A fire partially destroys the famous church of San Sebastian in the Peruvian city of Cuzco, burning through historic paintings and a gilded alter.
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Trapped dog rescued in Peru

Thursday, September 1st 2016, 11:14
related places: San Martin

Residents in San Martin, Peru rescued a local dog after it became trapped.
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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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