Nazca Lines Include Ceremonial Labyrinth

December 11, 2012, 3:30 pm

A highly detailed study of the Nazca Lines in Peru has concluded they were used for ceremonial progressions, and at least some connect to form a labyrinth.

Bolivia Returns Stolen Mummy Back to Peru

November 7, 2012, 1:56 pm

Bolivian authorities gave a stolen, ancient, mummified toddler back to Peru.

Clashes in Peru’s Capital Leave Two Dead

October 28, 2012, 2:21 pm

Two people died and more than two dozen were injured as rioters clashed with police in the Peruvian capital of Lima on Saturday in an effort to keep the country’s largest [...]

Peru Doctors End Month-Long Strike

October 21, 2012, 1:37 pm

Thousands of doctors who went on strike for more than a month in Peru have said they will suspend the protest, it was reported Sunday.

Peruvian Coca Production Increasing, UN Says

September 27, 2012, 3:40 pm

Peru is now the second leading producer of coca, the main precursor plant in making cocaine, according to recent figures released by the United Nations Thursday.

Peruvian Shining Path Leader Killed

September 6, 2012, 3:49 pm

A leader in the Maoist-communist group Shining Path, which has wreaked havoc in Peru since the 1980s, was killed recently, announced President Ollanta Humala.

Peru Lifts State of Emergency Over Mine

September 2, 2012, 1:28 pm

Peru’s president will not extend the state of emergency in three provinces where locals are protesting against a gold mining project.

Peru Confronts Its Violent Past

August 30, 2012, 8:54 pm

Insurgent movements in Peru are greatly weakened and the country is now struggling how to come to terms with its legacy of terrorism and repression.

Peru to Build Airport Near Machu Picchu

August 23, 2012, 10:58 am

Peru announced plans to build an airport near the city of Cusco, which is located near the Inca ruins of Machu Picchu, in an attempt to boost tourism to the area.

Taxi Hits Landmine After Crossing Chilean Border

May 27, 2012, 3:24 pm

A landmine in northern Chile detonated under a taxi from Peru which crossed illegally into the country on Friday night, it was reported. The driver was killed in the incident.

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