The Peruvian government has recalled its ambassador to Chile over allegations of military espionage. The Peruvian foreign ministry said its ambassador would not return to Santiago until Chile gave assurances
(CNN) — Magma and lava from a Japanese volcano is forming new geography in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean. An eruption on the tiny volcanic island of Nishinoshima in November 2013 formed a small islet
LIMA (Reuters) - Peru’s President Ollanta Humala said on Saturday that he was recalling the Peruvian ambassador from Chile and would not accept “unfriendly acts” from the neighboring Andean country amid
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
Scientists say they have gained new insight into what lies at the very centre of the Earth. Research from China and the US suggests that the innermost core of our planet has another, distinct region at
Large parts of the Peruvian Amazon are under water after torrential rains caused rivers to burst their banks. More than 3,000 families have been affected and a state of emergency has been declared. Laura
One summer day in 2008, Jack Matthews and Alex Liu took their supervisor from the University of Oxford on a tour of their fossil finds on Newfoundland’s Bonavista Peninsula, on the eastern edge of Canada.
At least 5,000 people rally in Lima against new legislation that reduce employment benefits for those aged 18 to 24. Thousands of people have rallied in the Peruvian capital against a new labour law that
Authorities in Peru have sent riverboats to evacuate a remote jungle village after it was raided by an indigenous tribe that has long lived in voluntary isolation in the country’s south-eastern Amazon.
Miners unearth rare rock stuffed full of diamonds that has baffled scientists When Russian miners pulled a strange red and green stone out of the ground, they immediately knew it was different to the of
Peru protests damage to ancient desert designs, still enigmatic to scholars. Ancient line drawings in the Andean desert, one of history's biggest mysteries, generated a firestorm of complaints against
Negotiators from more than 190 countries get together Monday in Lima for the last main stop of the U.N. climate negotiations on the road to a planned global warming deal in Paris next year. The slow-moving
LIMA (Reuters) - Peru’s President Ollanta Humala replaced his influential finance minister with the ministry’s chief adviser late on Sunday in a surprise shake-up that comes amid the worst economic slowdown
More than 20 members of an isolated Amazonian tribe have made contact with the Brazilian authorities amid growing fears that they are being driven from their forest home by drug smugglers or illegal loggers.
A mega-quake in America's second most populous city is long overdue, and 50-year-old buildings could come crashing down, killing thousands Next year residents of Los Angeles will flock to cinemas to see
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three accused leaders of Peru’s Shining Path were charged in New York on Wednesday with running a drug trafficking ring to fund the insurgent group, federal authorities announced.