Peru

Peru’s pencil-carrying new president facing ‘major challenges’
Pedro Castillo during a campaign rally in Lima
Profile

Peru’s pencil-carrying new president facing ‘major challenges’

The former school teacher is promising new constitution for pandemic-ravaged country
30 Jul 2021
Why Peru has the world’s highest coronavirus death toll
A family buries a victim of Covid on the outskirts of Lima
In Depth

Why Peru has the world’s highest coronavirus death toll

Review of Covid fatalities puts Latin American nation’s tally at more than 180,000
3 Jun 2021
‘Extinct’ tortoise found on Galapagos Island
A tortoise on the Galapagos Islands
Tall Tales

‘Extinct’ tortoise found on Galapagos Island

And other stories from the stranger side of life
27 May 2021
Cut-price music, Brexit fur and a presidential trio
Rocks thrown at police during a peasants protest demanding a higher salary in Ica, Peru.
In Brief

Cut-price music, Brexit fur and a presidential trio

Why don’t artists make money from streaming? Will Britain ban fur post-Brexit? And how did Peru have three presidents in a week?
11 Dec 2020
How Peru ended up with three different presidents in a week
Demonstrators confront riot police during a protest against interim President Manuel Merino
In Brief

How Peru ended up with three different presidents in a week

Impeachment of popular reformer triggered public protests over his successor
8 Dec 2020
Feeling stressed? Why not hug a cow?
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In Brief

Feeling stressed? Why not hug a cow?

14 Oct 2020
Coronavirus reaches isolated Amazon tribe
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In Brief

Coronavirus reaches isolated Amazon tribe

Six Covid cases recorded after activists warn of risk of repeating previous pandemics of viruses brought by outsiders
16 Jul 2020

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Why Peru’s swift Covid lockdown didn't work
People queue for aid bonuses in Peru
In Depth

Why Peru’s swift Covid lockdown didn't work

Latin American country reacted quickly to pandemic yet is second-worst affected nation in the region
16 Jun 2020
Riot police use tear gas as Peruvians try to flee lockdown
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In Depth

Riot police use tear gas as Peruvians try to flee lockdown

Desperate families defy restrictions to seek support and food outside Lima
21 Apr 2020
Largest child sacrifice in history ‘was response to El Nino’
Peru sacrifice
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Largest child sacrifice in history ‘was response to El Nino’

Bodies of 140 children found at 15th century archaeological site in Peru
7 Mar 2019
Salkantay and Lares: the slow road to Machu Picchu
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In Review

Salkantay and Lares: the slow road to Machu Picchu

When you’re surrounded by Andean culture and landscapes, there’s no need to hurry
14 Feb 2019
Aria Amazon: a voyage into the Peruvian rainforest
Aria Amazon, Peru cruises
In Review

Aria Amazon: a voyage into the Peruvian rainforest

Tame the wild waters of the Amazon on a luxury jungle cruise
25 Jan 2019
World Cup group C: Denmark join France in the round of 16
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In Brief

World Cup group C: Denmark join France in the round of 16

Group C final standings, results, squads, live TV guide and betting odds
26 Jun 2018
World Cup: Peru captain Guerrero cleared to play after ban
Paolo Guerrero Peru 2018 World Cup drugs ban
In Brief

World Cup: Peru captain Guerrero cleared to play after ban

Spanish ‘villain’ Sergio Ramos releases a World Cup song and Manuel Neuer looks set to be Germany’s No.1
1 Jun 2018
Peru: what to do, see, eat and drink
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In Review

Peru: what to do, see, eat and drink

A destination guide to the land of the Incas
24 May 2018
Inkaterra: the perfect guide and gateway to Peru
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In Depth

Inkaterra: the perfect guide and gateway to Peru

With seven luxury hotels, Peru’s eco-tourism pioneer opens up the very best of the land of the Incas
22 May 2018
Away from Machu Picchu: Peru’s other archaeological wonders
(GERMANY OUT) Peru - Chan Chan: ruins of Chan Chan, former capital of the Chimu, about 1200-1450: view through the city (Photo by Spiegl/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
In Depth

Away from Machu Picchu: Peru’s other archaeological wonders

4 May 2018
Embattled Peru president resigns amid corruption claims
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In Brief

Embattled Peru president resigns amid corruption claims

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski protests his innocence as he steps down
22 Mar 2018
Coya restaurant: shining a light on deepest, darkest Peru
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In Review

Coya restaurant: shining a light on deepest, darkest Peru

Top-end Peruvian cookery in the heart of Mayfair
19 Sep 2017
Turn off, tune in, drop out: Six tech-free holidays
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In Depth

Turn off, tune in, drop out: Six tech-free holidays

Scrap the smartphone, wave goodbye to WiFi and recharge your personal battery on these digital-detox getaways
23 May 2017
Bribery scandal threatens to spread across South America
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Bribery scandal threatens to spread across South America

Secret department at Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht oversaw £641m of corrupt payouts, investigators claim
13 Feb 2017
Change is on the menu at Peruvian restaurant Lima
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In Depth

Change is on the menu at Peruvian restaurant Lima

Inspired by a trip to his native Peru, head chef Robert Ortiz brings new dishes to his Michelin-starred London restaurant
29 Sep 2016
Police p-p-p-pick up a runaway penguin – video
Penguin
In Depth

Police p-p-p-pick up a runaway penguin – video

Local residents believe 'Pingui' may have fallen off a passing vehicle before he was caught on camera
26 Aug 2015
World Cup adventure begins: comedian joins England squad
England World Cup squad
In Depth

World Cup adventure begins: comedian joins England squad

World Cup whispers: Roy Hodgson's squad crosses the Atlantic, but there's no place for Nelson
2 Jun 2014
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