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The Pacific Alliance is gearing up for a fight

The Latin American countries want to form a regional economic powerhouse to rival the world's largest trade blocks.

The Pacific Alliance is gearing up for a fight

Latin America

Five things to watch for at the OAS General Assembly in Colombia

Member nations of Organization of American States are due to convene in Colombia to tackle the hemisphere's challenges.

Five things to watch for at the OAS General Assembly in Colombia

Human Rights

Venezuelans rush to enter Peru before new rules imposed

Thousands of migrants cross into Peru ahead of the deadline for all Venezuelans to have valid visas and passports.

Venezuelans rush to enter Peru before new rules imposed

Risking it all

Perilous Jobs in Peru

From scaling cliffs to navigating old mining shafts, these are the workers risking their lives to make a living in Peru.

Nicolas Maduro

Venezuela exodus surpasses 4 million: UN

New figure comes as Peru announces it is implementing stricter measures for Venezuelans wishing to enter the country.

Venezuela exodus surpasses 4 million: UN

Peru

Magnitude-8 earthquake hits Amazon jungle in Peru

The quake, at an 'intermediate depth' of around 110km, was felt across the country.

Magnitude-8 earthquake hits Amazon jungle in Peru

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

'We must protect our citizens first': Peru expels Venezuelans

More than 40 Venezuelans are deported for concealing their criminal records or for staying illegally in the country.

'We must protect our citizens first': Peru expels Venezuelans

Latin America

Peruvians celebrate the life of former President Alan Garcia

Garcia's political allies blame the press and public prosecutors for his death.

Latin America

Peru ex-leader Garcia dies after shooting himself before arrest

Garcia died in a hospital after shooting himself as police arrived at his house to arrest him amid corruption probe.

Peru

Peru: Judge orders 10-day detention of ex-president Kuczynski

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is accused of accepting bribes from the Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.

Peru: Judge orders 10-day detention of ex-president Kuczynski

Peru

At least 17 killed in Peru bus fire: officials

The bus, which had reportedly been illegally transporting fuel, was not equipped with fire extinguishers.

At least 17 killed in Peru bus fire: officials

Latin America

South American leaders announce new regional bloc

Prosur will replace Unasur, which fell apart last year following divisions over how to address the Venezuela crisis.

Peru

Peru names actor as new PM amid cabinet shakeup

Salvador del Solar's appointment is part of a cabinet reshuffle to boost President Vizcarra's approval ratings.

Peru names actor Salvador del Solar as PM amid cabinet shakeup

Peru

Peru's prime minister resigns amid falling popularity

Cesar Villanueva steps down as calls for President Martin Vizcarra to shake up his government grows.

Peru's PM Cesar Villanueva resigns amid falling popularity