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.

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.

Venezuela

Lima Group won't recognise new Maduro government in Venezuela

The rebuke comes as President Nicolas Maduro is due to start a second term, following a controversial election.

Lima Group won't recognise new Maduro government in Venezuela

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.

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.

The Listening Post

Nuqanchik: Peruvian news and the politics of language

Quechua is one of South America's oldest languages and now some journalists are challenging its marginalisation.

Peru

Peruvians vote in referendum on fighting corruption

Most of the proposed measures are expected to pass in a nation where trust in elected officials is low.

Peruvians vote in referendum on fighting corruption

The Listening Post

Marc Lamont Hill and the limits on the Israel-Palestine debate

The taboo around the Israel-Palestine debate on US airwaves. Plus, Quechua news and the politics of language in Peru.