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Iconic statue shrouded in green for Chapecoense

Families and friends gathered at the foot of the Christ the Redeemer statue which looks out over Rio de Janeiro to honour those lost in the Colombia plane crash.

Families and friends gathered at the foot of the Christ the Redeemer statue which looks out over Rio de Janeiro to honour those lost in the Colombia plane crash.

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What makes Chile a truly unique travel destination?

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Rolando Drago, Ambassador of Chile to

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Rolando Drago, Ambassador of Chile to

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Argentina: attracting more tourists through VAT-free travel

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Gustavo Santos, the Minister of

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Gustavo Santos, the Minister of

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Chileans, Bolivians march against femicide

Tens of thousands of protesters marched on Chile’s and Bolivia’s capitals on Wednesday (October 19) in solidarity with an Argentine movement protesting gender-related violence after the rape and murde

Tens of thousands of protesters marched on Chile’s and Bolivia’s capitals on Wednesday (October 19) in solidarity with an Argentine movement protesting gender-related violence after the rape and murde

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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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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

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Venezuela president declares 60-day state of emergency

Venezuela’s president has announced a 60-day state of emergency, blaming the economic woes in his country on US efforts to topple his leftist

Venezuela’s president has announced a 60-day state of emergency, blaming the economic woes in his country on US efforts to topple his leftist

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Latin American cabbies step up protests over Uber

Taxi drivers in Argentina have been out protesting again over competitor Uber Technologies for defying a ban and continuing to operate in the

Taxi drivers in Argentina have been out protesting again over competitor Uber Technologies for defying a ban and continuing to operate in the

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Argentina passes deal ending debt battle with hedge funds

After a drawn-out debate, Argentina’s Senate approved a deal that should put an end to a 14-year-old dispute with U.S. creditors over the nation’s

After a drawn-out debate, Argentina’s Senate approved a deal that should put an end to a 14-year-old dispute with U.S. creditors over the nation’s

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CONMEBOL backs Infantino for FIFA presidency

Gianni Infantino has become hot favourite to replace Sepp Blatter as President of football’s world governing body FIFA after he received the

Gianni Infantino has become hot favourite to replace Sepp Blatter as President of football’s world governing body FIFA after he received the

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Brazil sends in troops to help eradicate mosquito-borne Zika virus

Brazil has warned it’s losing the battle against the spread of the Zika virus which is suspected of being responsible for a dramatic rise in the

Brazil has warned it’s losing the battle against the spread of the Zika virus which is suspected of being responsible for a dramatic rise in the

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CONMEBOL elect Dominguez as new president

The confederation for South America football has a new president. Alejandro Dominguez of Paraguay was the only candidate and received all 10 votes

The confederation for South America football has a new president. Alejandro Dominguez of Paraguay was the only candidate and received all 10 votes

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Dakar Rally: Peterhansel wins stage to go top of general standings

It was a double victory for Stephane Peterhansel in the Dakar Rally on Friday. Not only did the 11 times champion from France win stage six – a 542

It was a double victory for Stephane Peterhansel in the Dakar Rally on Friday. Not only did the 11 times champion from France win stage six – a 542

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Paraguay declares state of emergency amid severe flooding

Severe flooding has forced more than 100-thousand people out of their homes in the bordering areas of Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina. It has

Severe flooding has forced more than 100-thousand people out of their homes in the bordering areas of Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina. It has

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Thousands evacuated across South America as heavy rains spread

Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes following heavy rains across South America. In Paraguay, several rivers have burst

Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes following heavy rains across South America. In Paraguay, several rivers have burst

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World Travel Market 2015 interview – Elisabeth Hakim, Peru

At the World Travel Market 2015 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Elisabeth Hakim, Incoming Tourism

At the World Travel Market 2015 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Elisabeth Hakim, Incoming Tourism

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Perseid meteor shower: how to watch the stellar show

The Perseid meteor shower will peak on Wednesday (August 12) and Thursday (August 13) evening. It runs from late July to late of August as the

The Perseid meteor shower will peak on Wednesday (August 12) and Thursday (August 13) evening. It runs from late July to late of August as the

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US request extradition for disgraced former Fifa exec Leoz

Nicolas Leoz has become the latest disgraced former fifa official on the US department’s extradition hit list. Paraguay has officially received an

Nicolas Leoz has become the latest disgraced former fifa official on the US department’s extradition hit list. Paraguay has officially received an

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Copa America: Peru set up semi-final with hosts Chile

Peru will face hosts Chile in the semi-finals of the Copa America after they dominated Bolivia in the last eight. Paolo Guerrero lit up the stage in

Peru will face hosts Chile in the semi-finals of the Copa America after they dominated Bolivia in the last eight. Paolo Guerrero lit up the stage in

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Bloopers: Johnny Herrera's slip up

When an outfield player makes a mistake, there is, more often that not, an opportunity to rectify the error but goalkeepers don’t have this luxury

When an outfield player makes a mistake, there is, more often that not, an opportunity to rectify the error but goalkeepers don’t have this luxury

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Peru, Argentina, Bolivia to host 2016 Dakar Rally

Covering 8,000 kilometres of Peru, Bolivia and Argentina, the 2016 Dakar Rally will take in challenging sand dunes before the taking the drivers to

Covering 8,000 kilometres of Peru, Bolivia and Argentina, the 2016 Dakar Rally will take in challenging sand dunes before the taking the drivers to

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Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng falls foul at Cape Horn

The American Turkish vessel AlvinMedica was the first to pass Cape Horn on the fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race but the day’s been dominated by the

The American Turkish vessel AlvinMedica was the first to pass Cape Horn on the fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race but the day’s been dominated by the

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Dakar Rally: Rodrigues and Al-Attiyah claim stage six

Helder Rodrigues won stage six of this year’s Dakar Rally. The Portuguese Honda rider held off the big guns over the 318 km timed special between

Helder Rodrigues won stage six of this year’s Dakar Rally. The Portuguese Honda rider held off the big guns over the 318 km timed special between

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Coma clinches the fifth stage of the Dakar Rally

Reigning champion Marc Coma produced a superb display to clinch the fifth stage of the Dakar Rally on Thursday. After two consecutive second-place

Reigning champion Marc Coma produced a superb display to clinch the fifth stage of the Dakar Rally on Thursday. After two consecutive second-place