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President Obama Meets with President Humala of Peru

Today, President Obama held a bilateral meeting with President Ollanta Humala of Peru.<p>“Peru is one of our strongest and most reliable partners in the hemisphere, President Obama said. “And we spent most of our discussion focused on how we can further deepen this important bilateral relationship.”<p>I …

Peru to Provide Free Solar Power to its 2 Million Poorest Citizens

The country of Peru is looking to provide free electricity to over 2 million of its poorest citizens by harvesting energy from the sun. Energy and …

Pictures of Machu Picchu, the Lost Incan City in Peru

<b>Pictures of Machu Picchu, the Lost Incan Capital in Peru</b><p>It’s easy to see why Machu Picchu was chosen to be a New Seven Wonder of the World. Like the …

10 Reasons to Get on a Plane and Visit Peru

01 of 10<p>Machu Picchu may be the king of Peru's ancient sites, but it's certainly not the only jewel in Peru's archaeological crown. A fine selection …

South America

In Peru, Outrage Builds Over 'Phantom' Speed Limit Signs

Gold-Mining In Peru Is Much Worse Than Anyone Thought

I flew over the Peruvian Amazon two years ago, in a small propeller plane. An aerial perspective gives you a true sense of the rainforest’s scale, as treetops stretch from one horizon to another like an infinite and unbroken array of broccoli florets.<p>But from the air, the damage to the jungle also …

Six Australians accused of murder will not have to return to Peru

The 'Peru Six' – who fear they will not be given a fair trial in Lima – win the right to make video statements<p>The six Australians accused of murdering a Peruvian man in Lima have won the right to give statements on the case from Australia and avoided becoming the subjects of an Interpol red notice …

Why Some Of South America's First Eco Lodges Are Still Its Best: Inkaterra Hotels In Peru

Deep in the Amazon jungle, in a spot so remote it’s reached only by boat and where the mosquitos outnumber the humans by about a million to one, the bread is homemade, the pisco sours are topped with perfect heads of egg-white froth, and the service is just-so. Outside, a resident tapir (named …

PetroChina Buys $2.6bn of Oil and Gas Assets in Peru

PetroChina, China's largest oil and gas producer, said it agreed to buy Brazil-based energy firm Petrobras' oil and gas assets in Peru, as part of a …

Associated Press News

Peru exports more illegal gold than cocaine, and it’s the world’s biggest exporter of cocaine

Peru isn’t merely one of the world’s largest exporters of gold—it’s also one of its dirtiest.<p>According to a recent report by international labor watchdog Verité, over 20% of the gold being mined in Peru is produced illegally. It’s higher in remote, hard-to-monitor regions; in Madre de Dios, for …

Exports

40 images of Peru we can’t stop looking at

IT’S EASY to cast Peru in superlative terms. The nation has the world’s deepest canyon, a selection of the Western Hemisphere’s tallest mountains, …

Peru bus crash kills all 51 on board

Authorities say 14 children among dead after vehicle returning from party plunged 200 metres down ravine<p>A makeshift bus carrying 51 people back from a party in south-eastern Peru has plunged off a cliff into a river, killing everyone on board including 14 children.<p>The accident happened as the red …

Peru vows to investigate report of massive dolphin slaughter

LIMA, Peru — The Peruvian government has promised to investigate charges by an environmental group that the out-of-control slaughter of dolphins in Pacific coastal waters has put the ocean mammal at risk.<p>At least 15,000 dolphins are being killed off the Peruvian coast annually by fishermen who use …

Associated Press News

New Flu Virus, 'A/bat/Peru/10,' Found In Peruvian Bats

<i>By Rachael Rettner, LiveScience Senior Writer:</i><p>A brand new flu virus has been found in Peruvian bats, according to a new study from researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>The virus, called A/bat/Peru/10, belongs to a family of flu viruses known as influenza A, which mainly …