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Peru presidential hopeful charged with murder from Shining Path conflict - The Guardian


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Peru presidential hopeful charged with murder from Shining Path conflict
The Guardian
A retired army general who is widely seen as a possible presidential candidate in Peru has been charged with murdering a journalist during the country's conflicts 26 years ago, a prosecutor announced. Luis Landa said in interviews published on Sunday ...
Former Peru Interior Minister Daniel Urresti Charged in 1988 Journalist KillingWall Street Journal

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Peru seeks extradition of Greenpeace activist over Nazca damage - Reuters


Peru seeks extradition of Greenpeace activist over Nazca damage
Reuters
The Supreme Court's Permanent Criminal Chamber said Peru was on firm legal ground to ask Argentina to extradite Mauro Fernandez, a regional Greenpeace coordinator who illegally entered the Nazca Lines archaeological site to stage a photo in ...

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Peru's no-convictions politician - The Economist


The Economist

Peru's no-convictions politician
The Economist
OLLANTA HUMALA is Latin America's political weather vane. A former army officer, in 2006 he ran for Peru's presidency (and lost) as a sympathiser of Hugo Chávez, his campaign financed in part by Venezuelan money. In 2011 he ran again, this time as a ...

Peru TV host interrupts interview so cameras can focus on 'UFO' hovering over ... - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Peru TV host interrupts interview so cameras can focus on 'UFO' hovering over ...
Daily Mail
According to Peru This Week, television show 'Alto al Crimen' - an investigative program aimed at preventing high level crime - was shooting an episode in the upscale Miraflores district of Lima on February 10 when they spotted the unusual object.
Purple UFO spotted by TV crew in PeruExaminer.com

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Tourists visiting Machu Picchu in Peru cross raging river in basket - video - The Guardian


Tourists visiting Machu Picchu in Peru cross raging river in basket - video
The Guardian
Dozens of tourists have been carried across a raging river in the Peruvian Andes after a bridge connecting Machu Picchu to the nearby town of Aguas Calientes collapsed. The tourist group, which included a large contingent of Argentinians, had been ...

Peru recalls ambassador from Chile over spying suspicions - Reuters


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Peru recalls ambassador from Chile over spying suspicions
Reuters
Peru also sent a letter of protest to Santiago following revelations this week that two Peruvian naval officials are being tried and a third investigated for allegedly spying for Chile. "We're waiting for an answer from the Chilean government," Humala ...
Spying Scandal Threatens to Hurt Ties Between Chile and PeruteleSUR English
Espionage Allegations Threaten Relations Between Peru and ChileLatin America News Dispatch
Peru awaits constructive reply from Chile on spying chargesFox News Latino
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Argentina oil company leaves Peru town after protests - BBC News


BBC News

Argentina oil company leaves Peru town after protests
BBC News
An Argentine oil company says it will withdraw from an area of the Peruvian Amazon where it has been prospecting for gas deposits. The company, Pluspetrol, was asked to leave by the government after the death of a demonstrator in Junin province, during ...
Peru natural gas protests leave at least one dead, dozens injuredReuters
Peru Anti-Oil Exploration Protest Leaves 1 Dead, 22 WoundedABC News
1 killed, 22 injured in Peru anti-oil exploration demoPress TV
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Peru Plans No-Fly Zone to Stop Drug Planes - Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Peru Plans No-Fly Zone to Stop Drug Planes
Wall Street Journal
LIMA, PeruPeru plans to set up a no-fly zone in a remote, jungle region to stop drug-laden airplanes from transporting cocaine to neighboring countries, the government's antidrug chief said Wednesday. Luis Alberto Otárola, the head of Peru's antidrug ...
Illegal high: Peru declares no-fly zone over cocaine-producing areasRT
Peru declares no-fly zone in coca-growing regionReuters
Peru Seeks to Resume Aerial Interception of Cocaine FlightsBloomberg
Peru this Week -IHS Jane's 360
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LIBRARIES: Teens can compete in Peru game tourney - MyWebTimes.com


LIBRARIES: Teens can compete in Peru game tourney
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PERUPeru Public Library, 1409 11th St., will sponsor a video game tournament for patrons ages 13 to 19 from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, March 13. Smash Bros Project M, for Nintendo Wii, Persona 4 Ultimax, for Sony PayStation 3, Naruto Storm Revolution, ...

Protesters end occupation of some Peru oil wells - Reuters


Protesters end occupation of some Peru oil wells
Reuters
LIMA (Reuters) - An indigenous community in Peru's biggest oil block stopped its monthlong occupation of 14 wells, while protesters in another town in the Amazonian region took control of six different wells, a native leader said Wednesday. The Achuar ...

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