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Join euronews' Monica Pinna as she stretches out a day in the capital of Peru.

Join euronews' Monica Pinna as she stretches out a day in the capital of Peru.

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A man of Peruvian politics Pedro Pablo Kuczynski

Former Peruvian prime minister Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is the cousin of Franco-Swiss filmmaker Jean-Luc Goddard.

Former Peruvian prime minister Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is the cousin of Franco-Swiss filmmaker Jean-Luc Goddard.

Business

IMF downgrades global growth forecast

IMF director Christine Lagarde has been drawing inspiration from some of Peru’s attractions as the International Monetary Fund and World Bank hold

IMF director Christine Lagarde has been drawing inspiration from some of Peru’s attractions as the International Monetary Fund and World Bank hold

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Peru: Pets tie the knot on Valentine's day

Dressed in white wedding gowns and black tuxedos, rabbits, hedgehogs, cats and dogs tied the knot at a mass pet wedding ceremony on Valentine’s Day

Dressed in white wedding gowns and black tuxedos, rabbits, hedgehogs, cats and dogs tied the knot at a mass pet wedding ceremony on Valentine’s Day

Culture

Fashion photographer David LaChapelle opens show in Lima

US fashion photographer David LaChapelle was in Lima for the launch of a new exhibition spanning his 30-year career. The multi-talented artist is

US fashion photographer David LaChapelle was in Lima for the launch of a new exhibition spanning his 30-year career. The multi-talented artist is

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Climate change deal agreed by UN members at Lima talks

About 190 nations gathered at the COP20 climate summit in Peru have agreed measures to fight global warming. The deal the first step towards a

About 190 nations gathered at the COP20 climate summit in Peru have agreed measures to fight global warming. The deal the first step towards a

Europe

Poorer countries seeking more resources to fight climate change: MEP

Delegates from across the world are meeting in Lima, Peru, to work towards a global deal on climate chage. Giovanni La Via is an Italian MEP and the

Delegates from across the world are meeting in Lima, Peru, to work towards a global deal on climate chage. Giovanni La Via is an Italian MEP and the

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Surprise Australian pledge helps UN climate change fund reach target

described climate change science as "absolute crap". Meanwhile Canada has said it will refuse to force its oil and gas industry to reduce greenhouse

described climate change science as "absolute crap". Meanwhile Canada has said it will refuse to force its oil and gas industry to reduce greenhouse

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Ban gives stark climate change warning to UN talks in Lima

Urging a radical shift to greener economies, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told governments at UN talks in Peru’s capital Lima on

Urging a radical shift to greener economies, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told governments at UN talks in Peru’s capital Lima on

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Drugs destroyed in Peru cocaine crackdown

As part of a crackdown on the drugs trade in Peru, authorities have publicly destroyed five tonnes of illegal substances. The cocaine-based drugs

As part of a crackdown on the drugs trade in Peru, authorities have publicly destroyed five tonnes of illegal substances. The cocaine-based drugs

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Peruvian shamans predict World Cup winner

Dressed in customary Amazonian and Altiplano clothing and using traditional rituals to reach out to ancient Inca gods, the shamans from three

Dressed in customary Amazonian and Altiplano clothing and using traditional rituals to reach out to ancient Inca gods, the shamans from three

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Peruvian clowns march through Lima

Hundreds of professional clowns dressed in colorful costumes, wigs and face paint marched through the streets of central Lima on Sunday to celebrate

Hundreds of professional clowns dressed in colorful costumes, wigs and face paint marched through the streets of central Lima on Sunday to celebrate

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Peru: clashes over new law

Members of the General Confederation of Workers of Peru clashed with police as they marched towards the National Congress in Lima to protest against

Members of the General Confederation of Workers of Peru clashed with police as they marched towards the National Congress in Lima to protest against

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Lima Gay Pride parade

Members of Peru’s LGBT revelers partake in Lima’s annual gay pride parade Saturday (June 29). Many in the parade carried signs asking for stronger

Members of Peru’s LGBT revelers partake in Lima’s annual gay pride parade Saturday (June 29). Many in the parade carried signs asking for stronger

Sport

Hard labour as Peruvian jailbirds attempt mass aerobics record

As the music throbbed, 1,000 inmates at Lima’s notorious Luriganco prison donned lycra in an attempt to break the world record for the largest number

As the music throbbed, 1,000 inmates at Lima’s notorious Luriganco prison donned lycra in an attempt to break the world record for the largest number

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Squatter clashes continue in Peru

At least one person has died in the second day of violent clashes, when police tried to evict thousands of squatters from private land in the

At least one person has died in the second day of violent clashes, when police tried to evict thousands of squatters from private land in the

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Shining Path rebel leader captured in Peru jungle

The leader of Peru’s once-powerful Shining Path rebel group has been captured after being shot in a remote jungle. “Comrade Artemio” as he is known

The leader of Peru’s once-powerful Shining Path rebel group has been captured after being shot in a remote jungle. “Comrade Artemio” as he is known

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Fire kills 26 at Peru addiction clinic

A fire at a drugs and alcohol rehabilitation clinic in Peru has killed 26 patients – all men – and injured 10 others. Reports say they had been

A fire at a drugs and alcohol rehabilitation clinic in Peru has killed 26 patients – all men – and injured 10 others. Reports say they had been

Sport

Peterhansel and Despres celebrate Dakar triumphs

Stephane Peterhansel celebrated his 10th Dakar Rally title on Sunday following the two-week race through Argentina, Chile and Peru. The Dakar

Stephane Peterhansel celebrated his 10th Dakar Rally title on Sunday following the two-week race through Argentina, Chile and Peru. The Dakar

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Lima headmaster attacked by students and parents

Angry students and parents have descended on a high school in Peru’s capital Lima and attacked the headmaster, accusing him of misappropriating

Angry students and parents have descended on a high school in Peru’s capital Lima and attacked the headmaster, accusing him of misappropriating