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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

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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Stolen Peruvian mummy returned

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 23:56
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, France France

The mummy of a two-year-old child seized by Bolivian police as it was about to be shipped to France is returned to Peru, where it was stolen from.
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VIDEO: Peru goes mad for Korean boy band

Thursday, November 1st 2012, 2:06
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The South Korean boy band, U-KISS have caused pandemonium in Peru, as Alpa Patel reports.
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VIDEO: Drugs incinerated in Peru

Wednesday, October 31st 2012, 18:45

Large quantities of illegal drugs have been seized and incinerated in Peru.
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Deadly Peru market clashes worsen

Sunday, October 28th 2012, 3:35
related places: Lima

Deadly clashes erupt for the second time in three days, between Peruvian police and protesters trying to stop the closure of a market in Lima.
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VIDEO: Peru market clashes erupt again

Sunday, October 28th 2012, 3:33
related places: Lima

Clashes between police and protesters in Lima, Peru, have continued for a third day.
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VIDEO: Rioters shot in Peru market clashes

Friday, October 26th 2012, 10:04
related places: Lima

One person has been killed and dozens more have been injured in a riot in the Peruvian capital Lima.
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Peru doctors 'to suspend strike'

Sunday, October 21st 2012, 4:13

Thousands of doctors in Peru say they will suspend a strike that has left many poor people without medical care for more than a month.
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Peru hospital managers 'resign'

Friday, October 19th 2012, 4:54

About 90% of hospital managers in Peru have resigned in support of doctors who are striking over pay, union officials say.
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Deadly mudslide hits Peru village

Thursday, October 18th 2012, 6:10

At least 11 people are killed and another 10 are missing after a landslide hits a village in a jungle area in northern Peru.
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Peru rebels kill police in ambush

Sunday, October 14th 2012, 4:19
related places: Cusco

Two Peruvian policemen are killed in an ambush by suspected left-wing rebels in the southern jungle region of Cusco, officials say.
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Peruvian rebels burn helicopters

Sunday, October 7th 2012, 2:55

Three helicopters are burned on an airfield in the Peruvian jungle, in an attack the military blames on left-wing Shining Path rebels.
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Campaigning for the rights of cats

Saturday, October 6th 2012, 23:27

Animal rights in a country where cats are eaten
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