Latin America

Peru sees Venezuelan migrant influx despite restrictions

One migrant, Maria, tells Al Jazeera she is not in Peru to 'take away a job from someone else', but because her 'children had nothing to eat'.

Latin America

Latin American states urged to ease entry for fleeing Venezuelans

UN call comes after Ecuador and Peru announce tighter entry requirements for Venezuelans escaping the economic crisis.

Venezuela

'When migration is motivated by hunger, it won't end'

Hundreds stuck at Ecuador-Colombia border after Ecuador says only those with valid passport will be allowed to enter.

New Ecuador passport rules leave hundreds of Venezuelans hopeless

Brazil

Brazil sends troops as border town residents attack Venezuelans

Extra troops to be deployed after Brazilians drive migrants back home over robbery and stabbing blamed on Venezuelans.

Brazil sends troops as border town residents attack Venezuelans

Latin America

Peru protests: President faces political crisis

Peruvian president proposed a referendum on reforms to uproot structural corruption, but it’s not clear if he will have Congress’ support.

Latin America

Peru corruption: Judges investigated over favours

More arrests are expected in a corruption scandal surrounding Peru's judiciary.

World Cup 2018

Live: France v Peru - Mbappe puts France ahead

Live updates from the World Cup 2018 Group C match between France and Peru.

Live: France v Peru - Mbappe puts France ahead

World Cup 2018

Can Peru go past scandals to succeed at the World Cup?

The team lost its opening game against Denmark but fans are hoping for a longer stay in Russia.

Can Peru overcome scandals to succeed at Russia World Cup?

Peru

Ancient grave of 140 sacrificed children found in Peru

The bodies of the 140 children and 200 llamas, killed about 550 years ago, found by archaeologist on top of a cliff.

Latin America

Peru summit overshadowed by Syria

While the humanitarian and political crisis in Venezuela took centre stage, the US-led missile strike on Syria overshadowed the agenda at the Summit of the Americas.

Latin America

Martin Vizcarra sworn in as Peru's president

Former President Kuczynski resigned over allegations of corruption related to pan Latin America Odebrecht scandal

 Martin Vizcarra sworn in as Peru's president

Peru

Peruvian President Kuczynski offers resignation to Congress

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski was due to face an impeachment vote on Thursday over corruption allegations.

Corruption

Peru's president questioned over alleged corruption

Pedro Kuczynski testified for eight hours over corruption charges related to the 'Car Wash' investigation, one day after Congress voted to begin impeachment proceedings for the second time in three months.

Peru

Peru's congress approves impeachment debate

Accused with making deals with a Brazilian construction company while serving as finance minister a decade ago, Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is facing impeachment for a second time.

Reporter's Notebook

Exporting corruption: Beyond Brazil's Car Wash scandal

How a money laundering investigation in Brazil turned into a far-reaching corruption case that continues to send shock waves across Latin America.