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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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Latam "gang of four" scrap tariffs

Thursday, May 23rd 2013, 23:00
related countries: Chile Chile, Colombia Colombia

Four countries in Latin America - Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru - have agreed to scrap most of the tariffs on trade between their four countries.
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Peru's Fujimori health 'worsens'

Monday, May 20th 2013, 3:04
related places: Alberto Fujimori

A senior doctor treating Alberto Fujimori says the jailed former president of Peru has severe and worsening health problems.
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Ecuador recalls 'brawl' ambassador

Tuesday, May 7th 2013, 10:44
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

Ecuador and Peru agree to replace their respective ambassadors after the Ecuadorean envoy's involvement in a supermarket brawl.
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Chilean 'cult leader' found dead

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 23:03
related countries: Chile Chile
related places: Colliguay

Peruvian police say they have identified the body of the alleged leader of a cult that burnt a newborn baby alive last year in the town of Colliguay.
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Peru balloon crash pilot found dead

Tuesday, April 30th 2013, 18:17
related countries: Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean

Peru says a body found in the Pacific Ocean is that of pilot of a hot air balloon that crashed on Sunday, while another man is still missing.
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Peru crash balloon was 'illegal'

Tuesday, April 30th 2013, 1:12

Peruvian authorities say they will press charges against the owners of the hot air balloon that crashed on Sunday, because it was not properly licensed.
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Brazilian state in immigration alert

Thursday, April 11th 2013, 16:26
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, Botswana Botswana

Officials in the Brazilian state of Acre seek federal help to deal with a wave of illegal immigrants arriving from Peru and Bolivia.
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Helicopter crashes in Peru jungle

Monday, April 8th 2013, 10:13

Nine passengers and four crew are feared dead after the helicopter they were flying in crashed in a jungle in the north-east of Peru.
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VIDEO: Bikers light up runway for night flight

Friday, April 5th 2013, 10:01

Locals from a small town in Peru come out in force on Wednesday to illuminate a remote airstrip for an emergency night flight with the headlights of their motorbikes and rickshaws.
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Lima mayor 'survives recall vote'

Sunday, March 17th 2013, 23:58
related places: Lima

Susana Villaran, the first woman mayor of Peru's capital Lima, narrowly survives a vote to depose her from office, exit polls suggest.
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Maize 'was key in Andean society'

Tuesday, February 26th 2013, 3:57

New evidence strengthens the argument that maize played an important role in ancient Peruvian civilisation 5,000 years ago, a study suggests.
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Peru temple 'up to 5,000 years old'

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 22:31
related places: Lima

The remains of a small temple believed to be between 4,000 and 5,000 years old are discovered at an archaeological site near Peru's capital, Lima.
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Heavy rain causes floods in Andes

Sunday, February 10th 2013, 1:57

Torrential rain creates havoc along the Pacific coast side of South America, with flooding causing the deaths of at least six people in Peru.
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VIDEO: Endangered penguins breed in Peru

Wednesday, January 16th 2013, 19:01

Conservationists in Peru hope a breeding program will help increase the numbers of Humboldt penguins.
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Two killed in Dakar rally crash

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 15:30
related countries: Senegal Senegal, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dakar

Two people have been in killed in Peru in a head-on collision involving a support vehicle for a British team contesting the Dakar rally.
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VIDEO: Seven die in Peru helicopter crash

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 11:32
related countries: United States United States

A helicopter carrying seven people crashes in a village in Peru, killing five US citizens and two Peruvians.
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Juveniles escape from Peru prison

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013, 8:21

Peruvian police are hunting for 19 young inmates still on the run after two mass breakouts in 24 hours from a juvenile detention centre.
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VIDEO: Severe flooding in Peruvian Amazon

Saturday, December 29th 2012, 10:58

Further torrential rain has wreaked havoc in the central Amazon region of Peru, displacing hundreds of families, devastating local crops and demolishing public infrastructure.
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Senate intern facing deportation

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 3:19
related countries: United States United States

An intern for a New Jersey Democratic senator who backs immigration reform is facing deportation to Peru for staying in the US illegally.
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VIDEO: Sea lions released back to wild

Saturday, December 8th 2012, 2:54

A dolphin and a pair of sea lions are roaming free off the coast of Peru, thanks to conservationists.
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VIDEO: Ancient human remains found at Machu Picchu

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 17:28

Recently excavated human remains discovered by archaeologists at Machu Picchu in Peru are being tested in the hope they will reveal further insights into the ancient people that used to live in the region.
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US returns Machu Picchu artefacts

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 3:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Inca

The US returns to Peru the last artefacts taken from Machu Picchu by archaeologist Hiram Bingham, who rediscovered the Inca citadel in 1911.
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VIDEO: Stolen 700-year-old mummy returned to Peru

Wednesday, November 7th 2012, 15:33
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

A 700-year-old mummified child, recovered from antiquities traffickers in Bolivia, has been handed back to Peruvian authorities.
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