Six tourists have been arrested for acts of vandalism at the Machu Picchu in Peru.
Peruvian officials on Monday collected tons of garbage on a popular Lima beach in a campaign spanning three dozen beaches in the Pacific, the Amazon and Lake Titicaca.
It's all part of efforts to leave last year's troubles behind and start afresh in January.
The daughter of the jailed former president of Alberto Fujimori was met by her husband and a crowd of cheering supporters.
Hundreds of protesters marched in Lima on Sunday (November 3) to call for an end to bullfighting as the country's most high-profile bullfighting event, the Feria Taurina del Senor de los Milagros, begins
The Organization for Research and Conservation of Aquatic Animals on Saturday returned six young sea lions to the ocean, at Wakama Beach, Peru.
Catholics brought their cats, dogs, turtles and birds, among other animals, to receive blessings.
Juan Diego Flórez is proving that music can be a life changer for the poorest and most disadvantaged kids.
Archaeologists in northern Peru have unearthed an ancient mural from the lost Caral civilisation that is believed to be about 3,800 years old, officials reported.
Tour guide and professional diver Julio Cesar Castro joined forces with other volunteers to rescue a humpback whale on Monday (July 29) which was trapped in a fishing net near El Nuro beach off the Peruvian coast.
A massive fire swept through a neighborhood in the Callo district of Lima, Peru in the early hours of Thursday (July 25) morning destroying some 200 homes according to a local fire official.
The country boasts the largest number of potato varieties in the world – more than 3,500.
Mothers in a prison in Peru's capital Lima celebrated Mother's Day on Friday with a fashion show of items designed and created by female inmates.
The blaze started in the Peruvian capital's commercial zone.
"This morning a dramatic accident took place: the president took the decision to shoot a bullet (in the head)," his lawyer, Erasmo Reyna, told journalists outside the hospital.
The vehicle never stood a chance, as the aptly named Bolt jogged ahead of it at a leisurely pace.
Authorities said at least 20 people were killed when a fire broke out on a bus on the northern outskirts of Peru's capital Lima on Sunday.
The South American nation has declared war on the illegal mining that has devastated large areas of the Amazon region.
Preparing for the Dakar Rally or the ultimate marathon for petrolheads through the world’s most unforgiving terrain.
A police officer drove around Lima in Peru on a motorcycle dressed as Santa Claus
Churches combine for campaign to save Peruvian rainforest
Researchers have discovered twenty wooden, human-like sculptures along with an intricate adobe wall in northern Peru, according to government officials.
Peru's ex-president Alberto Fujimori is taken to hospital after court orders him back to jail
Dozens of pets got a special blessing at Lima's Saint Francis Monastery on Sunday during a special mass for four-legged friends and other pets.
A soccer stadium in Peru was the site of pitched battle on Monday (September 10), but not between two sports teams.
Latin American states join efforts to help fleeing Venezuelans