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Giant cat drawing discovered on a hillside in Peru
Archaeologists in Peru have uncovered a giant drawing of what appears to be a cat on a hillside in Nazca.
Machu Picchu has reopened: but only for a single visitor
Jesse Katayama was treated to an exclusive private tour of the ruins in reward for having to wait so long in Peru to see the Inca citadel.
Peru president survives impeachment vote amid virus turmoil
President Martín Vizcarra survived an impeachment vote Friday after opposition lawmakers failed to amass enough support to oust the leader.
Peru's low income families attack poor virus healthcare
Peru's number of COVID-19 cases overtook Italy's this week.
South America 'a new epicentre' of Coronavirus pandemic, WHO says
Brazil remains the area's worst-affected country with over 21,000 coronavirus-related deaths.
Six tourists arrested for vandalism at Peru's Machu Picchu
Six tourists have been arrested for acts of vandalism at the Machu Picchu in Peru.
Beach clean up campaign from Peru's Pacific beaches to Lake Titicaca
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.
Time with the best: Vienna Philharmonic's mastery passed to Peruvian protégés
“Sinfonía por el Perú” is a project created eight years ago by Tenor Juan Diego Flórez which offers free music education to disadvantaged children. Fifty of the young group traveled to Saltzburg to learn from the best. Watch the Musica programme to see how they got on.
Six sea lions returned to ocean in Peru
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 Shiite pilgrimage and Peruvians parade
Millions march in Iraq in annual Shiite pilgrimage and Peruvians parade their patron Lord of Miracles through Lima's streets.
Watch: Peru's coca farmers encouraged to switch to cacao crop
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 Peru unearth ancient mural
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.
Divers and volunteers help to save humpback whale off Peru's coast
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.
Large fire destroys up to 200 homes in Peru
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 descend on Peruvian border
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.
Fashion show for Mother's Day in Peru prison
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.
Turning forgotten resources into dignifying jobs
Inside a slow fashion label that trains and employs female prisoners in Peru and Thailand.
Huge fire engulfs downtown Lima
The blaze started in the Peruvian capital's commercial zone.
Odebrecht scandal: former president jailed
A judge orders prison time for former Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski who is accused to taking bribes from Brazilian construction company Odebrecht
Latin America and Odebrecht: a corruption scandal that rocked its core
From Mexico to Argentina, the Odebrecht corruption scandal has rocked Latin America to its core.
Peru’s ex-president Garcia dies after shooting himself to avoid arrest
"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.
Bolt races against a motorcycle taxi and wins
Eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt competed against a motorcycle taxi on a boardwalk in the Peruvian capital on Tuesday, and won.
Peru installs military bases to protect the Amazon from ill
The South American nation has declared war on the illegal mining that has devastated large areas of the Amazon region.
Peru police dress as Santa and the Three Wise Men
A police officer drove around Lima in Peru on a motorcycle dressed as Santa Claus
The endurance cyclist who slept in a Mexico prison
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.
Venezuela: exodus of migrants heading towards a "crisis moment"
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