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WATCH: The mural was made by the ancient Caral people, a civilisation which stretches back 5,000 years.
Judges implicated in scandal as demonstrators take to the streets of Lima
Finance minister's resignation fails to calm streets of Lima
The government has stepped up its protection of world heritage sites, and as a consequence has made some new discoveries.
Archaeologists using drones have discovered 25 ancient geoglyphs thought to have been created by the Paracas culture in southern Peru.
The raids follow accusations of corruption and money laundering.
At least 44 people have died after a bus veered off a highway and over cliff in Peru on Wednesday, just weeks after 52 were killed in another bus crash in the country on January 2.
Visit marked by tough talk on corruption and backlash over sexual abuse
The Roman Catholic church's sex abuse scandal continued to follow Francis's itinerary, after comments sparked anger in Chile.
Francis, who has often warned about the effects that climate change has on the poor,
Thousands in Trujillo are still living in tents after El Nino-related floods destroyed thousands of homes and left many families homeless.
The pontiff's hard-hitting speech may have made uncomfortable listening for his host, President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski
Francis decried the "pressure being exerted by big business interests" seeking petroleum, gas, lumber, and gold
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski urged Francis to help bring the country together after a political crisis.
The magnitude 7.1 earthquake that struck the southern coast of Peru on Sunday caused homes and roads to collapse, leaving one person dead and dozens injured.
The pope's tour of his home continent is off to a rough start even before he arrives, with more protests planned in Chile.
In contrast to previous protests, hundreds of people gathered on the streets of Lima to show their support for former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori.
Loeb was forced to drop out after his vehicle fell into a sand crater injuring his co-driver. Portuguese football coach Andre Villas-Boas also withdrew after hurting his back.
KTM rider Sam Sunderland was airlifted to hospital with a back injury, paving the way for Yamaha rider Adrien Van Beveren to take the stage and the top spot overall.
Cyril Despres of Peugeot has won the second round of the Dakar Rally and taken the overall lead of the race. The Frenchman was timed on Sunday at 2 hours, 56 minutes and 51 seconds for the 267 kilometers around Pisco, in Peru.