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1 Oct
Peru has the world's highest number of Covid-19 deaths compared to its population. The figures have kept the country's potential tourists at bay for months. But little by little, travellers are starting to return, attracted by iconic sites like Machu Picchu or the former Inca capital Cuzco. Our correspondent Thomas Nicolon reports on how many people working in Peru's tourism industry are finally starting to hope for better days.
26 Sep
More than 30 passengers died, including two children, and more than 20 were injured when a bus plummeted from a cliff in Peru early on Tuesday, in the country's third major transport accident in four days.
24 Sep
Archaeologists get to work in the Peruvian town of Chilca after labourers installing gas pipes found the remains of eight people buried in a common tomb with food and musical instruments some 800 years ago.
15 Aug
Guido Bellido, the new prime minister, has previously expressed sympathies for the Shining Path guerrilla group, according to local media.
7 Aug
A pregnant woman was seriously injured after an earthquake struck northern Peru. A 16th-century cathedral was among the buildings damaged.
29 Jul
The political novice was inaugurated on the country's 200th independence day. Castillo, however, faces difficulties in the polarized nation.
27 Jul
Peru is seeing an alarming rise in coronavirus infections. The country has the highest per capita COVID-19 death rate in the world, with nearly 200,000 people dead. As DW's Johan Ramirez reports, a slow vaccine rollout has the public health care system reeling.
22 Jul
Leftist candidate Pedro Castillo celebrates with his supporters after he was proclaimed Peru's next president by the country's elections jury.
13 Jun
Peru's right-wing presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori raises allegations of fraud in Sunday's run-off election at a press conference in the capital Lima. Her rival is the far-left trade unionist Pedro Castillo, who has taken a razor-thin lead in the vote count.
6 Jun
Peru announced a sharp increase in its COVID-19 death toll after a panel of experts found that there has been an undercount. The country now has the highest fatalities per capita in the world.
12 Dec 2020
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22 Nov 2020
Francisco Sagasti, a member of the centrist Morado party, will serve as Peru's interim president until July 2021. His election follows a week of protests that prompted his predecessor to resign.

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