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Floods in Peru

Thousands in northwestern Peru were struggling to recover from ongoing deadly flooding on Friday (March 31) after the Piura River overflowed.

Thousands in northwestern Peru were struggling to recover from ongoing deadly flooding on Friday (March 31) after the Piura River overflowed.

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Torrential rains to continue in flood-hit Peru

The floods have claimed at least 78 lives and a state of emergency has been declared covering half of the country.

The floods have claimed at least 78 lives and a state of emergency has been declared covering half of the country.

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El Nino batters Peru

The number of people killed in Peru following intense rains and mudslides has climbed to 72.

The number of people killed in Peru following intense rains and mudslides has climbed to 72.

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Apocalyptic scenes as scores die in Peru floods

A sudden and abnormal warming of the waters of the Pacific off the country's coast has triggered extensive flooding. Peru's rainy season has delivered 10 times more rainfall than usual.

A sudden and abnormal warming of the waters of the Pacific off the country's coast has triggered extensive flooding. Peru's rainy season has delivered 10 times more rainfall than usual.

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Residents saved from muddy torrents in Peru floods

Rescue workers used ropes and pulleys to evacuate people from a district near Lima, as Peru's floods claimed more victims.

Rescue workers used ropes and pulleys to evacuate people from a district near Lima, as Peru's floods claimed more victims.

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Peru asks Trump to arrest former leader Toledo

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has asked Donald Trump to extradite Alejandro Toledo, who is wanted on bribery charges.

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has asked Donald Trump to extradite Alejandro Toledo, who is wanted on bribery charges.

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Arrest warrant for Peru ex-president Toledo over bribery claims

A judge in Peru has issued an international arrest warrant for the country’s former President, Alejandro Toledo, in a growing corruption scandal sweeping Latin…

A judge in Peru has issued an international arrest warrant for the country’s former President, Alejandro Toledo, in a growing corruption scandal sweeping Latin…

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Peru: Tempers flare in protests over road tolls

Tear gas has been fired in Lima, Peru, as police clashed with lorry drivers protesting at road toll charges going up.

Tear gas has been fired in Lima, Peru, as police clashed with lorry drivers protesting at road toll charges going up.

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Canine carers go to hospital with their master

After a resident of the central Peruvian coastal city of Chimbote got drunk and hit his head, he needed an ambulance to take him to the area hospital.

After a resident of the central Peruvian coastal city of Chimbote got drunk and hit his head, he needed an ambulance to take him to the area hospital.

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Shadow of Trump presidency looms large at APEC summit

President Obama may be flying the flag for the US at this year’s APEC summit but the shadow of Donald Trump is looming large.

President Obama may be flying the flag for the US at this year’s APEC summit but the shadow of Donald Trump is looming large.

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Confiscated drugs set alight in Peru

Peruvian authorities incinerated more than seven tonnes of drugs, seized by police in a number of operations over the past several months.

Peruvian authorities incinerated more than seven tonnes of drugs, seized by police in a number of operations over the past several months.

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Coffee, cocoa and fair trade in Peru

In this episode of Peru Life we travel to the mountains where coffee and cocoa abound.

In this episode of Peru Life we travel to the mountains where coffee and cocoa abound.

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24 hours in Lima

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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Face to face with Peru's Lord of Sipan 1,900 years after his death

The face of Peru's Lord of Sipan has finally been unmasked some 1,900 years after his death, all thanks to technology, which has built a 3D reconstruction of the ancient warrior's face.

The face of Peru's Lord of Sipan has finally been unmasked some 1,900 years after his death, all thanks to technology, which has built a 3D reconstruction of the ancient warrior's face.

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Peruvian pleasures of the table

From the highest altitudes to the depths of the Pacific, Peru is rich in wild and untamed tastes unfamiliar to most palates. But now internationally-renowned chefs are putting Peru's cuisine on the ma

From the highest altitudes to the depths of the Pacific, Peru is rich in wild and untamed tastes unfamiliar to most palates. But now internationally-renowned chefs are putting Peru's cuisine on the ma

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Traveller's diary: from gastronomy's capital to coffee fields

My first approach to Lima was via its cuisine. The textures, colours and tastes of Peruvian cuisine were my first experience of this country that

My first approach to Lima was via its cuisine. The textures, colours and tastes of Peruvian cuisine were my first experience of this country that