Environment

Amazon countries sign pact to better protect the rainforest

Indigenous leaders and analysts remain cautiously optimistic about pact, saying it is thin on details and directives.

Amazon countries sign pact to better protect the rainforest

Peru

Archaeologists in Peru find remains of 227 sacrificed children

The country's largest child sacrificial site so far was found near Huanchaco, a beachside tourist town north of Lima.

Archaeologists in Peru find remains of 227 sacrificed children

Latin America

Venezuelans face new barriers, xenophobia across South America

Latin American countries, once relatively open for Venezuelans, introduce new restrictions for migrants and refugees.

Venezuelans face new barriers, xenophobia across South America

Latin America

Venezuela talks to resume this week: Opposition envoy

Without offering detials, opposition envoy says talks between Guaido and Maduro representatives will resume this week.

Venezuela talks to resume this week: Opposition envoy

Peru

Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo arrested in US

After extradition request, US authorities arrest Toledo, who faces corruption charges in Peru.

Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo arrested in US

AJ Impact

Protests erupt in Peru over billion-dollar copper mine

The country's main coastal highway was blocked on Monday as protesters demanded the cancellation of the project.

Protests erupt in Peru over billion-dollar copper mine

Football

Copa America: Brazil beat Peru 3-1 to lift the title

Brazil clinch their ninth Copa America football trophy after a gap of 12 years.

Copa America: Brazil beat Peru 3-1 to lift the title

AJ Impact

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