Mariana Sanchez

Mariana Sanchez

Mariana Sanchez is an Emmy Award winner and has reported from more than 20 countries from around the world covering armed conflict, social and political affairs for 20 years. She is currently covering Mexico's drug war.

Latin America

Peru voters demand corruption-free gov't

Peru tries to move on from a series of corruption scandals, but will an election end the political crisis?

Peru voters demand corruption-free gov't

Latin America

Peru airport going ahead despite threat to Machu Picchu

Historians and archeologists say the new airport could damage Machu Picchu, the crown jewel of the Inca civilisation.

Peru airport going ahead despite threat to Machu Picchu

Latin America

Peru's heritage museum showcases history through textiles

The collection includes mummies, tattooed human fragments, musical instruments, dolls, and ceramics - all shut away in vaults.

Peru's heritage museum showcases history through textiles

Latin America

Cuba referendum: Results expected Monday

Ballots are being counted for the draft constitution that many say could open the country's economy up to the world.

Cuba referendum: Results expected Monday

Africa

Dakar rally: Qatar's Al-Attiyah edges over victory

He is the first competitor from the Middle East to have won this race twice.

Dakar rally: Qatar's Al-Attiyah edges over victory

Africa

Dakar rally: Is the new route in Peru the hardest yet?

Organisers warn new route through Peruvian desert could be one of the hardest for competitors, physically and mentally.

Dakar rally: Is the new route in Peru the hardest yet?

Latin America

Dakar race 2019 to take place only in Peru

Peru’s government has invested millions of dollars in the event and is now hoping for a financial as well as sporting payback.

Dakar race 2019 to take place only in Peru

Latin America

Peru chefs turning scraps into meals

Palmiro Ocampo has cooked for some of the top restaurants in the world, but now, he is teaching cooks in Peru to make cheaper and healthier meals by wasting less food.

Peru chefs turning scraps into meals

Latin America

Peru enforces tough measures for Venezuela migrants

Peru says that, after December, it will not offer work permits to the 2,000 Venezuelan migrants that are crossing the border daily, but will keep the border open.

Peru enforces tough measures for Venezuela migrants

Latin America

Brazil violent crime deaths hit record 62,000

Rival drug gang fighting blamed for a significant portion of killings over the last year.

Brazil violent crime deaths hit record 62,000

Latin America

Brazil's poor bear brunt of social programmes' funding cuts

Although unemployment rates have fallen, broken promises and economic mismanagement have left millions struggling to make ends meet.

Brazil's poor bear brunt of social programmes' funding cuts

Latin America

UNESCO: Restoring Brazil museum after massive fire may take years

After the destruction of the National Museum, experts say other heritage sites in the country are also at risk from a lack of state funding.

UNESCO: Restoring Brazil museum after massive fire may take years