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Seeing Peru's forests through the trees
As climate change talks kick off, lofty climate goals run counter to Peru's bent for commodity-driven growth.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2014 12:40 GMT
Southern Peru hit by deadly earthquake
Shallow 5.1 magnitude quake in village near Cuzco kills at least eight people and leaves more than 500 people homeless.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2014 09:00 GMT
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
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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