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Peru revelers pack a New Year's punch

In Andean nation's southern Chumbivilcas region, an annual fighting festival marks start of a new year.
Last Modified: 27 Dec 2012 19:57

New Year's celebrations are traditionally about purging the sins of the previous year and starting fresh.

But in Peru, there is a more novel tradition: an annual fighting festival.

The tradition dates back hundreds of years and serves as a sort of justice system.

Al Jazeera's Erica Wood reports.

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