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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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Peru: news

Fujimori 'to release memoirs online'

Friday, September 20th 2013, 1:44
related places: Alberto Fujimori

The jailed former president of Peru, Alberto Fujimori, says he will publish excerpts from his memoirs on the social media websites Twitter and Facebook.
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Peru drugs woman 'to plead guilty'

Sunday, September 15th 2013, 15:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Scottish woman arrested in Peru on suspicion of drug smuggling is reported to be preparing to plead guilty in exchange for a shorter sentence.
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VIDEO: Snow sparks emergency in Peru

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 15:07

The government of Peru declares a state of emergency across its southern Andean region in response to unusually cold winter weather and heavy snowfall.
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Snow emergency extended in Peru

Sunday, September 1st 2013, 0:16

Ten regions in Peru are under a state of emergency due to a cold snap which has caused heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures.
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Peru pair charged with drug offences

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 8:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two women from the UK arrested in Peru on suspicion of drug smuggling are formally charged and face a maximum sentence of 15 years if convicted.
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VIDEO: UK drugs women in court in Peru

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 21:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two UK women arrested in Peru on suspicion of drugs smuggling have arrived at court to find out what charges they may face.
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UK drugs women 'to plead not guilty'

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 20:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

One of the lawyers of two UK women arrested in Peru on suspicion of drugs smuggling says he expects them to plead not guilty to charges of trafficking.
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Isolated Peru tribe 'asks for food'

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 12:46

Members of one of the most isolated tribes on Earth have briefly emerged from the Peruvian jungle to ask for food, activists say.
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VIDEO: Peru drugs: CCTV footage emerges

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 12:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British women who were arrested in Peru for suspected drug smuggling will be charged in court later.
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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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