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22 Jul 2021
Leftist candidate Pedro Castillo celebrates with his supporters after he was proclaimed Peru's next president by the country's elections jury.
13 Jun 2021
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 2021
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.
21 Nov 2020
Peru's President Manuel Merino quit after only five days in office, following a stunning vote by Congress to oust popular ex-President Martín Vizcarra. Protesters decried the vote as a "coup" as rallies turned deadly.
19 Nov 2020
Centrist lawmaker Francisco Sagasti was sworn in as Peru's interim president following a week of turmoil that saw two other presidents resign. Following deadly protests, Peruvians are hopeful for a return to stability.
28 Oct 2020
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14 Oct 2020
The Japanese visitor traveled to Peru with plans to see Machu Picchu. Instead, he spent seven months in lockdown. When the local tourism authority heard about his plight, they decided to organize a special visit.
29 May 2020
Carissa Etienne, the director of the Pan American Health Organization, expresses concern over signs that the spread of the new coronavirus is still accelerating in Brazil, Peru and Chile.
22 Apr 2020
A baby born on Wednesday in Moyobamba, San Martín, has become the first case in Peru where contagion through the placenta was confirmed. The birth occurred in the early hours of the morning on April 15th via C-section with strict biosecurity measures in place for the surgical intervention.
27 Feb 2020
The court did not receive enough votes to deem these "cultural shows" unconstitutional. Animal rights activists had taken the case to the highest court in the country and can no longer appeal.

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