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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

VIDEO: Peru crash helicopter located

Sunday, June 10th 2012, 14:41

Police in Peru say they have located a helicopter which went missing in the south of the country and that all 14 people who were on board are believed dead.
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Peru helicopter: 'All 14 killed'

Sunday, June 10th 2012, 2:24

The wreckage of a helicopter missing in southern Peru has been found with all 14 on board, who include foreign nationals, confirmed dead.
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Helicopter missing in south Peru

Thursday, June 7th 2012, 22:48
related countries: Austria Austria, North Korea North Korea

A helicopter with South Korean and Austrian nationals reportedly on board is missing in an Amazon region of southern Peru, police officials say.
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Peru clears Dutchman extradition

Monday, June 4th 2012, 23:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Dutchman

Peru's top court approves the extradition of Joran van der Sloot to the US over the disappearance of an American teenager but only after he serves a separate 28-year term in Peru.
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Protest mayor remanded in Peru

Saturday, June 2nd 2012, 20:43

A mayor at the centre of recent anti-mining protests in Peru is placed in detention for up to five months over claims he incited violence.
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VIDEO: Controversial arrest of mayor in Peru

Thursday, May 31st 2012, 21:23
related places: Cusco, Espinar

Days of intense demonstrations against a mining project near Cusco in Peru are followed by the arrest of the mayor of Espinar province, said to be one of the leaders of the protests.
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Peru anti-mine activist arrested

Wednesday, May 30th 2012, 1:40
related places: Cusco

An anti-mining protest leader in Peru is arrested after the declaration of a state of emergency in a province near the city of Cusco.
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VIDEO: Peru anti-mine protest crackdown

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 3:37

The government in Peru has declared a state of emergency in a southern province, following a week of anti-mining protests.
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Peru anti-mine protest crackdown

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 2:52
related places: Cusco

Peru's government declares a state of emergency in an area of the province of Cusco after seven days of anti-mining protests.
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Peru aims to end child labour

Monday, May 28th 2012, 8:34

Peru bids to end child labour but some children argue case for work
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Chile mine destroys Peruvian car

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 0:00
related countries: Chile Chile

A Peruvian car is destroyed and its driver is killed by a landmine in northern Chile after crossing the border illegally.
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VIDEO: Chaos in Peru as river overflows

Friday, May 25th 2012, 16:46

Dozens of families in central-northern Peru lose their homes and belongings after the Aucayacu River bursts its banks.
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Peru denies dolphin death claims

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 0:00

A Peruvian minister denies claims that explosions used in oil exploration are to blame for the deaths of hundreds of dolphins.
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Peru faces rethink in fight against rebels

Sunday, May 20th 2012, 1:16

Doubts over Peru's strategy against Shining Path rebels
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HSBC sells South American units

Friday, May 11th 2012, 20:16
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Paraguay Paraguay, United States United States

HSBC sells units in Colombia, Peru, Uruguay and Paraguay to Banco GNB Sudameris for $400m.
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Peru ministers quit over clashes

Thursday, May 10th 2012, 20:06

Peru's interior and defence ministers resign in the face of criticism over a failed operation against Shining Path rebels.
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VIDEO: 'Warm sea' killed pelicans in Peru

Wednesday, May 9th 2012, 21:29

Scientists blame rise in sea temperatures for death of thousands of pelicans in Peru.
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VIDEO: Peru rehab centre fire kills 14

Sunday, May 6th 2012, 2:49
related places: Lima

At least 14 people have been killed after a fire ripped through a drugs rehabilitation centre in the Peruvian capital, Lima.
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Peru beach alert over dead birds

Sunday, May 6th 2012, 1:40

Scientists in Peru hunt the cause of the mysterious deaths of hundreds of pelicans on the coast in the north of the country.
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Peru drug clinic blaze kills 14

Saturday, May 5th 2012, 22:04
related places: Lima

A fire at a drug rehabilitation centre in the Peruvian capital Lima has killed 14 people, firefighters say, the second such tragedy this year.
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Peru policeman in jungle ordeal

Monday, April 30th 2012, 20:29

A Peruvian policeman who had been missing for 17 days in the jungle after surviving a clash with Shining Path rebels is reunited with his family.
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Peru examines deaths of pelicans

Monday, April 30th 2012, 8:25

Scientists in Peru hunt the cause of the mysterious deaths of hundreds of pelicans on the coast in the north of the country.
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Mass poisoning hits Peru police

Saturday, April 21st 2012, 21:10
related places: More

More than 90 officers are taken to hospital with food poisoning at a jungle base in Peru used by police combating illegal miners.
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