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227 bodies of sacrificed children found by archeologists in Peru

Archeologists says that there may still be more to be found.

28 Aug 2019 9:45 AM

7.5 magnitude earthquake rattles northern Peru

There were no immediate reports of casualties as a result of the earthquake.

26 May 2019 3:08 PM

To avoid arrest, Peru’s former president Alan Garcia dies after shooting himself

Garcia governed as a nationalist from 1985 to 1990 before remaking himself as a free-market proponent and winning another 5-yr term in 2006.

18 Apr 2019 9:44 AM

20 killed, 10 injured in bus fire in Peru

A number of the victims burned to death, trapped on the upper level of the interprovincial bus in Lima, firefighters said.

01 Apr 2019 2:02 PM

7.1 magnitude earthquake strikes Peru, no damage reported

Two strong shocks struck Pucallpa, a Peruvian town northwest of the epicentre, according to Twitter postings by several residents.

24 Aug 2018 6:38 PM


Peru declares 60-day state of emergency on Colombian border

The state of emergency has been declared in Peru's Amazonian province of Putumayo, which is separated from Colombia by river of same name.

17 Jul 2018 1:29 PM

Over 50 children were sacrificed in Peru for rituals, remains found

The site is located close to another where evidence of the biggest-ever sacrifice of children was found.

09 Jun 2018 10:28 AM

Children's remains found in Peru indicates largest child sacrifice

The site was located on top of a cliff facing the Pacific Ocean in La Libertad, a northern region where the Chimu civilization arose.

27 Apr 2018 4:10 PM

Man sets woman on fire in Peruvian bus, injures 10 others

Witnesses to the incident said the man approached the woman aboard the bus, spoke to her briefly, doused her with fuel and set her on fire.

26 Apr 2018 11:32 AM

Day after Peruvian ex-president's resignation, authorities raid his home

Television images showed officials entering the properties with boxes, a day after Congress accepted Kuczynski's resignation.

25 Mar 2018 5:45 PM


Peru: Bus plunges into ravine, kills 44 in country's 2nd major crash

The crash occurred on a curve on the Panamericana Sur highway in the Ocona district.

22 Feb 2018 6:33 PM

Mike Pence may meet with N Koreans at Winter Olympics: Rex Tillerson

Washington has previously said it won't seek to initiate contact with North Koreans attending the South Korean games.

06 Feb 2018 12:21 PM

'Devil's Curve' accident: 48 dead in Peru as bus tumbles down cliff

The bus carrying 57 people was headed to Peru's capital when it was struck by a tractor trailer shortly before noon.

03 Jan 2018 10:02 AM

Peru: Protests spark as Pedro Pablo pardons accused ex-prez on humanitarian grounds

Thousands of Peruvians protested pardon of ailing ex-president Alberto Fujimori, who was serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses.

26 Dec 2017 3:45 PM

IOC elects Paris and Los Angeles to host 2024 and 2028 summer Olympics

While celebrating the decision, Paris and Los Angeles both expressed their excitement in bringing home the Olympic Games.

14 Sep 2017 12:02 PM


Death squad killed 20 in Peru

A so-called “death squad” established within the Peruvian National Police has executed at least 20 criminals extrajudicially, amid a growing wave of insecurity in the South American country, the inter

24 Aug 2016 6:43 AM

Peru’s new President a former Wall Street economist

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who will be sworn in Thursday as President of Peru, says he will hit the ground running after a long career as a Wall Street banker that gave him the moniker “El Gringo”.

29 Jul 2016 4:55 AM

Nasa testing potatoes for Mars

Do Peru’s potatoes have the right stuff

20 Feb 2016 5:27 AM