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2 Feb 2020
Peru expels 131 Venezuelans with criminal records, dozens of them arrested in a raid on a hostel on a beach near Lima, where police seized weapons and drugs, officials said.
2 Oct 2019
President Martin Vizcarra has dissolved the opposition-controlled Congress, which he accuses of stonewalling attempts to curb widespread corruption. Opposition lawmakers have voted to suspend him in response.
25 Aug 2019
Hundreds of women have taken part in a demonstration in Peru's capital, Lima, to draw attention to the problem of gender violence in the country. Peru has one of the highest rates of violence against women in the region.
28 Apr 2018
A mass grave under excavation since 2011 in northern Peru was announced on Thursday (April 26) as the largest mass sacrifice of children in the world, according to National Geographic.
4 Feb 2018
Archaeologists in Peru have unearthed three 19th century mummies of Chinese immigrants buried 3.2 feet deep in the Lima district of Carabayllo.
21 Jan 2018
Pope Francis, visiting an area of Peru that was devastated last year by heavy rains linked to climate change and plagued by gang violence, urges people not to lose hope.
14 Jan 2018
Strong earthquake hits coast of southern Peru, minor damage reported.
4 Jan 2018
At least 36 people are dead after a bus collided with a truck on the Panamericana Norte highway in Peru.
12 Nov 2017
New Zealand hold Peru to a 0-0 draw in World Cup playoff first leg.
11 Nov 2017
New Zealand hold Peru to a 0-0 draw in World Cup playoff first leg.
29 Mar 2017
In Peru, flood waters have killed at least 80 people and driven tens of thousands from their homes, the result of an El NiƱo phenomenon forecast to stretch into April.
21 Mar 2017
Dramatic video of survivor as Peru gets pummelled with torrential flooding.

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