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Peru mourns three firefighters killed in Lima blaze
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 20, 2016 3 comments

Peru mourns three firefighters killed in Lima blaze

Three volunteer firefighters died while trying to save workers trapped inside a factory as it burned in Lima’s El Agustino district on Tuesday. Local residents called the fire department Tuesday  Full Article »

Peru police planned extrajudicial killings to earn promotions: report
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 2, 2016 1 comment

Peru police planned extrajudicial killings to earn promotions: report

Prosecutors in Peru are investigating dozens of police officers for planning extrajudicial killings in the shooting deaths of at least 27 suspects. La Republica and Cuarto Poder have reported on  Full Article »

Child killed in Lima bomb attack
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 16, 2015 Leave a comment

Child killed in Lima bomb attack

A 12-year-old girl was killed when a man detonated an improvised explosive on the roof of her Lima home just above her bed. The explosion occurred just before 3 a.m.  Full Article »

Peru to build cable cars to serve poor Lima districts
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 4, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru to build cable cars to serve poor Lima districts

Peru’s housing and construction ministry will build two aerial cable car lines to improve mobility in the impoverished areas of north Lima. President Ollanta Humala announced plans for the cable cars, some  Full Article »