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Fault opens up swallowing buildings in Peru

Posted on Wednesday, 3 July 2019 04:41 PM | No Comments
Local media reported that dozens of homes and a local health clinic were destroyed when a fault opened up in the Peruvian highlands in the early hours of June 28....

Peru’s Vizcarra flies over Amazon area where quake hit, humble residents lament losses

Posted on Monday, 27 May 2019 10:20 PM | No Comments
A magnitude 8 earthquake killed one person, destroyed dozens of homes and disrupted some oil operations as it rocked Peru early on Sunday (May 26), authorities said. The quake –...

1 killed, 11 injured after a magnitude 8 earthquake strikes Peru

Posted on Monday, 27 May 2019 04:19 PM | No Comments
A magnitude 8 earthquake has killed one person and injured 11 in the northern Amazon in Peru on Sunday (May 26). More than 50 homes were destroyed including schools, churches,...

Lima zoo celebrates World Turtle Day with flowers

Posted on Friday, 24 May 2019 02:30 PM | No Comments
Turtles at Lima’s Parque de las Leyendas zoo received flowers on World Turtle Day on Thursday (May 23), with zookeepers using the event to raise awareness of the dangers facing...

Peru seizes millions in counterfeit dollars destined for U.S.

Posted on Saturday, 13 April 2019 05:19 PM | No Comments
Peruvian police on Friday (April 12) seized more than $5 million in counterfeit money that was destined for the U.S.A., authorities reported. At the crime scene officers also found printing...

2,000-year-old mummy makes its way home to Peru

Posted on Monday, 11 February 2019 09:55 AM | No Comments
A 2,000-year-old mummy made its way home to Peru on Saturday (February 9) after a museum in Texas returned it to the South American country after it had been in...

Real-life Paddington Bear cub rescued in Peru after mother killed

Posted on Thursday, 13 December 2018 09:40 AM | No Comments
An orphaned spectacled bear was rescued in Peru, after locals reportedly killed his mother and left the 8-month old cub tied to a tree, officials reported. According to Peru’s environment body SERFOR,...

800-year-old wooden statues unearthed in Peru

Posted on Tuesday, 23 October 2018 09:56 AM | No Comments
  Twenty anthropomorphic wooden sculptures and an intricate adobe wall were unearthed at the Chan Chan archaeological complex in northern Peru, government officials said on Monday (October 22). The figures...

Venezuela migrant faces robbery, cold, hunger on journey to Peru

Posted on Tuesday, 21 August 2018 09:16 AM | No Comments
    The already difficult journey of one Venezuelan woman fleeing her home country just got a whole lot worse. Twenty-eight-year-old Johany Yoselin, a former candy vendor, left Venezuela with...

Venezuelan migrants in limbo cross Ecuador on foot in search of lifeline

Posted on Monday, 20 August 2018 11:39 AM | No Comments
Venezuelans in limbo by Ecuador’s border are defying a clampdown on migrants, crossing the Andean country on foot to escape an economy in free fall and food shortages back home...