Latin America

Peru: Ballerina free after 25 years in prison for hiding rebel

In Peru, a former ballerina has been released from prison after serving a 25-year sentence for hiding a rebel leader in her dance studio. Maritza Garrido was released on Monday, on the eve of the 25th anniversary of her arrest along with Abimael Guzman.

Latin America

Protesters in Peru rally against proposed pardon of former leader

Protesters in Peru are angry at a proposal by President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski to pardon former President Alberto Fujimori who is serving a 25-year prison sentence for human rights violations. Al Jazeera’s Mariana Sanchez reports from Lima.

Latin America

Peru's president warns of refugee crisis in Venezuela

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski says Venezuela unrest could lead to 'bloodbath' as violence continues on the streets.

Peru's president warns of refugee crisis in Venezuela

Latin America

UN steps up climate change warning as Trump mulls Paris Agreement

The United Nations is calling on all countries to step up their efforts to curb climate change.

Latin America

Connecting the largest city unreachable by road

The Amazon city of Iquitos, Peru, is only reachable by air or river. Residents say they want a road, despite the risks.

Connecting Iquitos: Building a road through the Amazon

Latin America

Peru's flood victims hope for recovery

Peruvians are waiting for the end of a brutally rainy season. Floods and landslides have already killed at least 80 people since December. More than 100,000 people have been forced to leave their homes.

Latin America

Peru's flood victims seek aid

Peru's government is airlifting food, water and clothes to flood victims around the country. Months of rain have killed dozens of people and forced more than half a million more from their homes.

Latin America

Peru flood crisis renders tens of thousands homeless

At least 100,000 people have been rendered homeless by the heavy flooding in Peru, in the country's worst rainy season since 1925. Many Peruvians are now helping out at rescue centres around the capital.

Latin America

Deadly Peru floods leave thousands homeless

Thousands of people have been left homeless after the deadliest rains in decades have caused floods and destruction in Peru's coast.

Latin America

Floods and landslides kill scores in Peru

The government has issued a state of emergency across hundreds of districts. A landslide in northern Peru has killed at least seven people, bringing the toll from flooding to 67 this year.

Latin America

Death toll in devastating Peru floods climbs

President calls heavy rains, which have displaced thousands since the start of the year, a 'serious climatic problem'.

Devastating floods kill scores in Peru

Latin America

Peru floods: Military rescues stranded villagers

Rising flood waters in Peru have killed at least 48 people and destroyed thousands of homes. The government is pledging $250m for the rebuilding efforts.

Weather

Deadly floods continue to devastate Peru

The South American country has felt the effects of heavy rain since the turn of the year.

Deadly floods continue to devastate Peru

Latin America

Peru floods put thousands in danger

Unseasonal rain in Peru has forced one region to declare a state of emergency. Police have closed bridges for fear of collapse in the city of Piura, the regional capital.

Peru

Life in Peru's 'cocaine valley'

A soldier, a local radio presenter and a coca leader give their view on life in Peru's main cocaine-producing region.

The Listening Post

Nuqanchik: Peruvian news and the politics of language

Quechua is one of South America's oldest languages and now some journalists are challenging its marginalisation.