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Opponent of Peru illegal logging murdered
Illegal loggers who had tried to expel Edwin Chota from tribal lands suspected in murder in remote border region.
Last updated: 09 Sep 2014 06:40 GMT
Record amount of cocaine captured in Peru
More than 6.5 tonnes of illegal drug had been packed into brick-sized packets and glued inside large chunks of coal.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2014 08:57 GMT
Bachelet sworn in again as Chile's president
Moderate socialist Michelle Bachelet takes oath of office eight years after she became first female to assume the post.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2014 04:58 GMT
South America's big freeze
Severe winter weather has caused misery across Peru, Bolivia and Chile.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2013 10:12 GMT
Peru says Shining Path leaders killed
Two top commanders of Maoist group believed killed in jungle clash with government troops, President Humala announces.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2013 03:15 GMT
Peru protesters clash with police
Riot police fire tear gas and water cannon to disperse rally against President Humala's policies on jobs and schools.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2013 10:58 GMT
Peru police clash with student protesters
Police in Lima fire tear gas and water cannons to repel students demonstrating against proposed education law.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2013 08:59 GMT
Venezuela's Chavez 'is not in coma'
Venezuelan president responding well to cancer treatment and is not in a coma, his brother Adan Chavez says.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2013 14:39 GMT
Venezuela VP in Cuba to see Chavez
Nicolas Maduro is visiting ailing Venezuelan president, as leaders of Argentina and Peru also arrived in Havana.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2013 05:34 GMT
Tense calm follows Peru market clashes
Thousands of riot police deployed at Lima market after two people protesting against it being moved are killed.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2012 12:25 GMT
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