Gender and domestic violence are serious problems in Peru, with many Peruvian women reporting instances of physical or emotional abuse. Violence against women in the Latin American country occurs in all social strata and in both rural and urban areas.
Witnesses said the fire started in the bus's motor at the rear of the vehicle and quickly spread to its interior, according to the spokesman Lewis Mejia, in broadcast comments on local TV channel Canal N.
Kuczynski, a 79-year-old former Wall Street banker who once held U.S. citizenship, promised a "constitutional and orderly" transition of power to end what he described as a hostile political climate that had made governing nearly impossible.
Alexander Delgado, who was serving a 26-year sentence after being found guilty of raping minors and theft, had escaped the prison after posing as his twin brother. He was picked up on Monday in Callao, a port city near Lima.
Sixty-five people were injured, the national chief of civil defense, Jorge Chavez, said. The earthquake destroyed 171 homes, displacing the same number of families, Peru's National Emergency Operations Center said on its website Sunday night.
The 41st Edition of the Dakar Rally will cover only one country, unlike previous editions. It will start from Lima before cruising through terrains of Pisco, San Juan de Marcona, Arequipa and Moquegua, covering a total distance of over 5000 km