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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 drugs case to go to prosecutor

Monday, August 19th 2013, 4:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Peruvian investigation into drug trafficking claims against two UK women is due to be passed to prosecutors later so formal charges can be made.
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VIDEO: Inside Peru's Ancon 2 prison

Sunday, August 18th 2013, 11:01
related places: Lima

The BBC's Will Grant was given exclusive access to the Ancon 2 prison facility near Lima, which houses most of the foreigners serving sentences in Peru.
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What is it like doing time in Lima?

Sunday, August 18th 2013, 10:41
related places: Lima

What is it like doing time for drug smuggling in Lima?
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Police 'doubt' Peru women's claims

Saturday, August 17th 2013, 11:25
related countries: Spain Spain, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Spanish police say they do not believe two UK residents were forced into attempting to smuggle drugs out of Peru.
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'Better drug checks needed' in Ibiza

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 8:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British Consulate in Ibiza says police on the island should do more to stop drug smuggling after two women are arrested in Peru.
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Women 'forced into Peru trafficking'

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 11:13

Two women held in Peru over suspected drug trafficking have said they were forced at gunpoint to do it, a senior churchman who has visited them says.
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VIDEO: Video released of Peru arrest women

Tuesday, August 13th 2013, 21:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police in Peru have released video footage of their interview with two women, one British, one Irish, arrested on suspicion of drug smuggling.
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Peru police kill Shining Path rebels

Monday, August 12th 2013, 15:50

Security forces in Peru kill three members of the Shining Path rebel group, including the number two of the Maoist group, officials say.
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Women held on drug charges in Peru

Saturday, August 10th 2013, 12:59

Two young women have been arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggle cocaine out of Peru, local police say.
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Woman finds flesh-eating bugs in ear

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 21:21

A woman has spoken of the moment doctors discovered flesh-eating maggots in her ear after a trip to Peru.
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Glencore halts Australian iron ore

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 8:27
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia, China China

Glencore Xstrata suspends iron ore production in Australia due to weak demand, and prepares to sell off a Peruvian copper mine on orders from China.
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VIDEO: Huge waves hit Chile and Peru

Friday, July 5th 2013, 23:41
related countries: Chile Chile

Waves as big as 22 ft (7m) hit parts of Chile with coastal areas on alert across parts of South America's coast.
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VIDEO: Violent clashes in Peru over new law

Friday, July 5th 2013, 6:47
related places: Lima

Police and protesters have clashed in the Peruvian capital Lima at demonstrations against a new law for workers in the public sector.
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Peru clashes over civil service law

Friday, July 5th 2013, 0:21

Several people are injured in the Peruvian capital and other cities in clashes between riot police and protesters angry at a new civil service law.
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VIDEO: Developers destroy ancient Peru pyramid

Thursday, July 4th 2013, 5:35
related places: Lima

Authorities in Peru say an ancient pyramid at the oldest archaeological site near the capital, Lima, has been destroyed.
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Developers raze ancient Peru pyramid

Wednesday, July 3rd 2013, 21:32

Authorities in Peru press criminal charges after accusing real-estate companies of tearing down a pyramid thought to be 4,000 years old.
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VIDEO: Drag queens brawl over winner mix up

Friday, June 28th 2013, 10:25

A brawl broke out during a drag queen beauty contest in Peru when judges reportedly announced the wrong winner.
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VIDEO: Mysterious ancient royal tomb uncovered

Friday, June 28th 2013, 8:15

Archaeologists in Peru have unearthed a royal tomb with treasures and mummified women from about 1,200 years ago.
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Ancient royal tomb unearthed in Peru

Friday, June 28th 2013, 1:30

Archaeologists in Peru unearth a royal tomb of the Wari empire, crammed with treasures and mummified bodies from about 1,200 years ago.
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VIDEO: 'Made in Peru' World Cup shirts

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 10:42
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Clothing manufacturers in Peru expect to make bumper profits next year by making football shirts for global fans descending on Brazil for the World Cup.
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Peru's Shining Path leader sentenced

Saturday, June 8th 2013, 0:56

A court in Peru sentences the last of the original leaders of the Shining Path rebels, Comrade Artemio, to life in prison.
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Peru's Fujimori denied pardon

Friday, June 7th 2013, 20:49
related places: Alberto Fujimori

President Humala of Peru rejects a request to pardon the jailed ex-leader Alberto Fujimori on health grounds, saying that he is not terminally ill.
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In pictures: Clown Day in Lima

Saturday, May 25th 2013, 23:05
related places: Lima

Hundreds of professional clowns celebrate Clown Day in the Peruvian capital, Lima
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