Peru

Anger in Peru after Fujimori's pardon on health grounds

Police clash with protesters after clemency of ex-president who was sentenced in 2009 for corruption, kidnapping and rights abuses.

Peru

Peru's Fujimori pardoned on health grounds

Opinion split over pardon for 79-year-old ex-president who was sentenced in 2009 for corruption, kidnapping and rights abuses.

North Korea

Peru expels North Korean diplomats over nuclear crisis

Officials given 15 days to leave Lima after UN Security Council votes to impose tough new sanctions on North Korea.

Peru expels North Korean diplomats over nuclear crisis

Latin America

Peru's Congress debates impeachment of President Kuczynski

President dismisses attempts by Congress to remove him for his alleged links to Odebrecht scandal as 'unconstitutional'.

Peru

Peru's president survives bribery impeachment

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski survives congressional vote on whether or not he received bribes from Brazilian construction firm.

Human Rights

Fair trade for Peru's indigenous coffee growers?

Indigenous coffee growers in Peru fight for equality in an industry fraught with discrimination and predatory trade.

Fair trade for Peru's indigenous coffee growers?

Peru

Peru leader faces impeachment over corruption scandal

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is accused of accepting bribes from a Brazilian construction company.

Peru's Pedro Pablo Kuczynski faces impeachment vote

Peru

Peru arrests construction bigwigs accused of bribery

For decades Brazil’s construction giant built public works in more than 10 countries across Latin America.

Women's Rights

Miss Peru contenders turn pageant into gender violence protest

The Miss Peru beauty pageant has turned into a protest. The contestants were staged against a backdrop of images of abuse and quoted statistics on violence against women.

Business & Economy

Indigenous Peruvians take Glencore UK to court over police abuse

Britain's High Court is set to determine whether Peruvian miners were abused by police, during an environmental protest against Xstrada’s Tintaya copper mine, Glencore's Peruvian subsidiary, in May 2012.

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.

Environment

Indigenous radio shows confront climate change in Peru

Radio hosts use indigenous language radio broadcasts in Peruvian Amazon to raise awareness and rally isolated villages.

Using radio to confront climate change in Peru

Latin America

Worker deaths exposes 'slave-like conditions' in Peru

Safety inspectors in Peru are trying to crack down on dangerous working conditions. They have been prompted by the recent deaths of two young men who were locked inside their workplace when a fire broke out.

Latin America

Peru jails ex-president and wife over corruption charge

Judge orders Humala and his wife, Nadine Heredia, be held for up to 18 months while they are investigated for graft.

Ollanta Humala and wife detained in corruption probe

Latin America

Peru judge orders arrest of ex-president Humala

Former President Ollanta Humala and his wife to be held in preventive detention during a corruption investigation.

Peru judge orders arrest of ex-president Humala