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

Europe

Climate change: Teenage environmentalists protest in Paris

Greta Thunberg's campaign in September gained traction across the world.

Weather

Flooding, landslides kill at least eight in Peru and Chile

Downpours typical of El Nino continue to cause destruction in South America.

Flooding, landslides kill at least eight in Peru and Chile

Latin America

Peru mudslide kills at least 15 at wedding celebration

At least 34 wedding guests have been injured after the hotel's wall and roof collapsed in the city of Abancay.

Peru mudslide kills at least 15 at wedding celebration

Peru

Peru, Paraguay recall diplomats over Maduro inauguration

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's new term has been widely condemned as illegitimate.

Peru, Paraguay recall diplomats over Maduro inauguration

Brazil

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

As controversial new leaders find their feet and crises continue, here are the stories to look out for this year.

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

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.