Millions march in Iraq in annual Shiite pilgrimage and Peruvians parade their patron Lord of Miracles through Lima's streets.
Authorities are trying to persuade farmers to switch to harvesting cacao from coca, which is used to make cocaine. Peru is a major cacao exporter, but also the world's second largest producer of cocaine.
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.
Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Peru's northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before the imposition of strict immigration requirements at midnight.
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.
Inside a slow fashion label that trains and employs female prisoners in Peru and Thailand.
The blaze started in the Peruvian capital's commercial zone.
A judge orders prison time for former Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski who is accused to taking bribes from Brazilian construction company Odebrecht
From Mexico to Argentina, the Odebrecht corruption scandal has rocked Latin America to its core.
"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.
Eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt competed against a motorcycle taxi on a boardwalk in the Peruvian capital on Tuesday, and won.
The South American nation has declared war on the illegal mining that has devastated large areas of the Amazon region.
A police officer drove around Lima in Peru on a motorcycle dressed as Santa Claus
Romanian-Canadian adventurer Radu Paltineannu cycled 34,000 kms across the Americas. ALong the way he slept in some pretty unusual places: an Alaskan wooden church, a Mexican prison cell and a Bolivian volcano top among others.
That's according to the United Nations migration agency. Peru has tightened its border controls as Venezuelans flee over the high inflation nearly reaching 1 million percent
Hundreds of Venezuelans have requested asylum in Peru, just hours after the country tightened its entry requirements, while UN's migration agency says Venezuela is heading for the same refugee "crisis moment" seen in the Mediterranean in 2015.
Venezuelan migrants fleeing their nations economic and humanitarian crisis will need a passport to enter the country. Previously, Venezuelans were able to enter Peru with only their national ID cards
Peru defeat Australia in a 2-0 victory.
France and Peru meet at the Ekaterinburg Arena in Group C for the second round of fixtures.
Denmark and Peru face off in their first games of this year's World Cup.
The raids follow accusations of corruption and money laundering.
Police have not revealed the nationality or identities of the two individuals, but said they likely fainted or were ejected after takeoff
Francis, who has often warned about the effects that climate change has on the poor,
The pontiff's hard-hitting speech may have made uncomfortable listening for his host, President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski