The Tumbes species is found in the southern United States, Mexico and Venezuela, but in countries such as Peru and Ecuador, it is critically endangered.
Archaeologists in Peru have uncovered a giant drawing of what appears to be a cat on a hillside in Nazca.
President Martín Vizcarra survived an impeachment vote Friday after opposition lawmakers failed to amass enough support to oust the leader.
Peru's number of COVID-19 cases overtook Italy's this week.
Brazil remains the area's worst-affected country with over 21,000 coronavirus-related deaths.
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.
The Organization for Research and Conservation of Aquatic Animals on Saturday returned six young sea lions to the ocean, at Wakama Beach, Peru.
Millions march in Iraq in annual Shiite pilgrimage and Peruvians parade their patron Lord of Miracles through Lima's streets.
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.
Inside a slow fashion label that trains and employs female prisoners in Peru and Thailand.
From Mexico to Argentina, the Odebrecht corruption scandal has rocked Latin America to its core.
Eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt competed against a motorcycle taxi on a boardwalk in the Peruvian capital on Tuesday, and won.