Analysts say it is the worst recession in more than a century.
Mariana Sanchez is an Emmy Award winner and has reported from more than 20 countries from around the world covering armed conflict, social and politic... al affairs for 20 years. She is currently covering Mexico's drug war.
Martin Vizcarra named a new health minister as part of the reshuffle, the second replacement since the coronavirus pandemic began.
Peruvian healthcare workers protest against a lack of protective gear as the country faces the worst coronavirus outbreak in South America.
The government established one of the first and strictest lockdown measures in the region, but desperation for food and money is forcing people to risk their lives.
Poor fishing regulation, climate change mean Peru’s fishermen are diving deeper and further out, posing risks to lives.
Peruvians go to the polls to elect a new Congress, but there is not much enthusiasm among voters.
Tourists leave behind more than five tonnes of rubbish every day.
Dire economic conditions in Venezuela cause worst refugee crisis in Latin America’s history: Brookings Institute.
Attitudes towards indigenous have begun to change after Evo Morales, who became Bolivia’s first indigenous president nearly fourteen years ago, was deposed.
Interim President Anez enacted the bill to call elections in Bolivia after weeks of nationwide turmoil.