Thursday, Oct 06, 2022



Peru's ruling party turns on Castillo; calls for president to step down in 2023

April 29, 2022 1:38 pm

Castillo, a leftist former school teacher and union leader, has presided over unprecedented political instability since taking office last July, cycling through four separate cabinets and surviving two impeachment attempts in just nine months in office.

Peru police evict indigenous protesters from China-owned MMG mine

April 28, 2022 7:38 am

Las Bambas, owned by China's MMG Ltd, supplies 2% of global copper and had suspended copper production a week ago due to the protest.

Peru calls off Copa Libertadores match, then allows it

April 06, 2022 9:48 am

Peru’s capital and its main port were under a tight curfew instituted by Castillo for most of the day in response to the violent protests, with armed soldiers and police deployed to enforce the measure.

Machu Picchu has been called the wrong name for over 100 years, historians reveal in a new study

April 02, 2022 1:46 pm

However, despite the discovery of its original name, Bauer mentioned that the name is likely to remain Machu Picchu. "We would not suggest that the name be changed since Machu Picchu is known worldwide," he said

Peru seal World Cup playoff berth with 2-0 win over Paraguay

March 30, 2022 8:46 am

Peru also had to go through a playoff to reach the last World Cup in Russia, defeating New Zealand over two legs to qualify for their first finals since Spain in 1982.

In Peru, skull of 'marine monster' points to fearsome ancient predator

March 19, 2022 2:34 pm

The roughly 36-million-year-old well-preserved skull was dug up intact last year from the bone-dry rocks of Peru's southern Ocucaje desert

In Peru, skull of 'marine monster' points to fearsome ancient predator

March 18, 2022 12:56 pm

The one-time top predator likely measured some 12 meters (39 feet) long, or about the height of a four-story building.

Peru's 'worst ecological disaster' slams small-scale fishing

March 13, 2022 10:26 pm

Peru has characterized the spill of 11,900 barrels in front of a Repsol refinery as its "worst ecological disaster".

Peru's latest PM resigns amid past domestic violence reports

February 06, 2022 3:02 pm

Hector Valer, the third prime minister in the six months of Castillo's government, said he was “machine-gunned by the newspapers”.

Turmoil as Peru leader sets second Cabinet overhaul this week

February 05, 2022 1:00 pm

The president's struggles this week have only added to earlier doubts raised about the political neophyte's ability to lead a nation.


Rallying: The Dakar, a world of sand and solitude

January 21, 2019 7:02 am

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

Hundreds of Venezuelan migrants enter Peru despite passport rule

August 28, 2018 10:32 am

Peru's economy is expected to grow by 4 per cent this year and many Venezuelans already have at least one relative living in the nation.