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Lima mob chasing ‘organ harvesters’ leaves one dead, 34 arrested
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Dec 5, 2016 1 comment

Lima mob chasing ‘organ harvesters’ leaves one dead, 34 arrested

Thirty-four people were arrested in a Lima shantytown on Sunday after a violent mob attempted to lynch two pollsters following social media rumors of a child-kidnapping ring looking to harvest  Full Article »

Peru investigates overspending in Lima metro expansion
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 9, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru investigates overspending in Lima metro expansion

Peru’s comptroller has issued a report detailing problems with the construction of the second line of Lima’s Metro which could cost the state $156 million. Comptroller Edgar Alarcon gave a  Full Article »

Overflowing rivers threaten to flood Lima neighborhoods
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 2, 2016 Leave a comment

Overflowing rivers threaten to flood Lima neighborhoods

The rising water levels in two of Lima’s rivers from increased rainfall due to El Niño threaten to flood various neighborhoods in five of the city’s districts. The increased water  Full Article »

Semi-trailer hauling heavy machinery destroys Lima bridge
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 4, 2015 Leave a comment

Semi-trailer hauling heavy machinery destroys Lima bridge

A semi-trailer truck hauling a backhoe destroyed a pedestrian bridge over the Carretera Central highway in Lima yesterday morning. The loaded truck exceeded the 16-feet height limit for traveling on  Full Article »

Lima Metro’s third line planned
Posted by Colin Post on Jul 10, 2015 1 comment

Lima Metro’s third line planned

Peru’s transportation minister has announced the route of the third line to be added to Lima’s light rail network, Metro de Lima. The line will begin in San Juan de  Full Article »

Construction to begin on second line of Lima Metro
Posted by Colin Post on May 24, 2015 Leave a comment

Construction to begin on second line of Lima Metro

The $5.2 billion construction of a second line for Lima’s Metro light rail system begins on Tuesday in the eastern districts of the city. “Construction of six ventilation shafts and  Full Article »