AJ IMPACT

Peru economy: COVID-19 puts millions of people out of work

Analysts say it is the worst recession in more than a century.

Witness

Dead Woman's Pass: A Ni Una Menos Story on the Inca Trail

An Indigenous woman embarks on a journey to Machu Picchu that will force her to confront horrors from her past.

Latin America

COVID-19: Peru sees spike in number of hospitalised children

Serious COVID-19 cases among children are still far from widespread but more are now being admitted to intensive care.

Women

Hundreds of Peru women, girls gone missing during virus lockdown

At least 1,200 disappearances reported across Latin American country since the start of coronavirus pandemic in March.

Hundreds of Peru women, girls gone missing during virus lockdown

Latin America

Peru president reshuffles cabinet as COVID-19 takes its toll

Martin Vizcarra named a new health minister as part of the reshuffle, the second replacement since the coronavirus pandemic began.

Peru

Peru's president calls general election for April 2021

Vizcarra stressed the presidential term could not be extended by 'political crises, the pandemic or other factors'.

Peru's president calls general election for April 2021

Latin America

Peru COVID-19 outbreak: Health workers demand more protection

Peruvian healthcare workers protest against a lack of protective gear as the country faces the worst coronavirus outbreak in South America.

Latin America

Peruvians strive to make a living amid lockdown

The government established one of the first and strictest lockdown measures in the region, but desperation for food and money is forcing people to risk their lives.

Latin America

Latin America reels as coronavirus pandemic gains pace

Countries struggle to contain new outbreaks as economic desperation leads to protests over hunger and job cuts.

Latin America reels as coronavirus pandemic gains pace

Coronavirus pandemic

In Pictures: Burying COVID-19 victims on Peru's hilltop cemetery

The graveyard, on a remote hill outside Peru's capital, does not have granite tombstones, a green lawn or paved roads.

In Pictures: Burying COVID-19 victims on Peru's hilltop cemetery

Latin America

Peru hospitals run out of oxygen to treat COVID-19 patients

The president has issued an emergency decree ordering factories to increase production.

Latin America

Peru doctors warn they cannot cope with coronavirus infections

Doctors and nurses in Peru say hospitals cannot cope with the rising number of coronavirus infections and are demanding more government help.

Coronavirus pandemic

WHO: Coronavirus 'accelerating' in some Latin American countries

Last week, Brazil saw the highest number of new coronavirus cases in a seven-day period since its outbreak began.

WHO: Coronavirus 'accelerating' in some Latin American countries

AJ Impact

Chile's LATAM Airlines files for US bankruptcy protection

LATAM, Latin America's largest carrier, said it would continue to fly through its bankruptcy restructuring.

Chile's LATAM Airlines files for US bankruptcy protection

The Listening Post

Listen, Watch, Learn: Peru's school system takes to the airwaves

A look at Aprendo en Casa, Peru's education-from-home TV show that covers school curricula for children in lockdown.