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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.

Culture

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.

Culture

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.

Science_technology

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.

Culture

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

Culture

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

Sport

Colombia down Peru to reach Copa America semi-finals

Colombia captain James Rodriguez and his team-mates celebrated as Los Cafeteros kept their composure to edge out rivals Peru in the quarter-finals of the Copa America at the MetLife Stadium in New…

Colombia captain James Rodriguez and his team-mates celebrated as Los Cafeteros kept their composure to edge out rivals Peru in the quarter-finals of the Copa America at the MetLife Stadium in New…

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Peruvian police rescue dog trapped in canal

Peruvian police officers in the northern municipality of Trujillo, some 490 kilometres from Lima, have rescued a dog that found itself stranded in a canal.

Peruvian police officers in the northern municipality of Trujillo, some 490 kilometres from Lima, have rescued a dog that found itself stranded in a canal.

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Peruvian presidential election too close to call

The candidate of the centre-right appears to have the slimmest of leads in Peru’s presidential election.

The candidate of the centre-right appears to have the slimmest of leads in Peru’s presidential election.

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Peru holds tight presidential run-off vote

Both candidates are fiscal conservatives who plan to maintain the free-market model for the resource-rich Andean economy.

Both candidates are fiscal conservatives who plan to maintain the free-market model for the resource-rich Andean economy.

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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.

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At least 12 dead in Peru bus crash

At least 12 people have been killed in Peru when a coach in which they were travelling crashed in the northern province of Viru. Nearly 30 others

At least 12 people have been killed in Peru when a coach in which they were travelling crashed in the northern province of Viru. Nearly 30 others

Culture

Juan Diego Flórez: singing for Peru's disadvantaged children

Juan Diego Flórez is giving disadvantaged children a bright future through the power of music. Inspired by Venezuelan music network “El Sistema” the

Juan Diego Flórez is giving disadvantaged children a bright future through the power of music. Inspired by Venezuelan music network “El Sistema” the

Culture

Juan Diego Flórez changing lives with Symphony for Peru

Juan Diego Flórez inspires thousands of children in his home country Peru with his foundation “Symphony for Peru.” The tenor superstar explained how

Juan Diego Flórez inspires thousands of children in his home country Peru with his foundation “Symphony for Peru.” The tenor superstar explained how

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More than 1,000 kilos of cocaine confiscated in Peru

Peruvian police have put on display more than 1,356 kilos of cocaine confiscated throughout the country in the first week of May. Peru is the world’s

Peruvian police have put on display more than 1,356 kilos of cocaine confiscated throughout the country in the first week of May. Peru is the world’s

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Peru's most wanted man is deported from Colombia

Colombia police have handed over an alleged Peruvian drug lord to the Peruvian authorities. Gerson Galvez, known as Caracol or The Snail, and who has

Colombia police have handed over an alleged Peruvian drug lord to the Peruvian authorities. Gerson Galvez, known as Caracol or The Snail, and who has

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Fujimori likely to face Kuczynski in Peru presidential run-off

Centre-right candidate Keiko Fujimori has won the first round of Peru’s presidential election. Early official results with around two-fifths of votes

Centre-right candidate Keiko Fujimori has won the first round of Peru’s presidential election. Early official results with around two-fifths of votes

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Keiko Fujimori 'wins Peru's presidential first round'

Centre-right candidate Keiko Fujimori has won the first round of Peru’s presidential election. Exit polls have given her about 40 percent of the

Centre-right candidate Keiko Fujimori has won the first round of Peru’s presidential election. Exit polls have given her about 40 percent of the

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Electorate split ahead of Peru presidential vote

Peru is set for presidential elections on Sunday. Polls show front-runner Keiko Fujimori is short of the fifty percent of votes needed for an

Peru is set for presidential elections on Sunday. Polls show front-runner Keiko Fujimori is short of the fifty percent of votes needed for an