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Lima hosts international convention to fight organized crime and corruption
Posted by Jess Rapp on Oct 9, 2017 Leave a comment

Lima hosts international convention to fight organized crime and corruption

Prosecutors and attorney generals from 20 countries gathered in Lima last week to discuss improvements to judicial cooperation in the investigation of transnational organized crime.

Real estate data reveals best districts to buy property in Lima
Posted by Daniel Sanchez on Sep 28, 2017 Leave a comment

Real estate data reveals best districts to buy property in Lima

Reports from real state companies have revealed in-depth information on the current state of the Lima housing market in 2017. The National Association of Real Estate Companies of Peru (ASEI)  Full Article »

Delays for Lima Metro Line 2 postpone opening date to 2022
Posted by Daniel Sanchez on Sep 20, 2017 Leave a comment

Delays for Lima Metro Line 2 postpone opening date to 2022

The Line 2 of the Lima Metro has been experiencing a series of setbacks leading to a two-year delay in its opening date, now scheduled for 2022.

Lima citizens blame authorities for deadly fire and bus tragedy
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Jul 22, 2017 Leave a comment

Lima citizens blame authorities for deadly fire and bus tragedy

An Ipsos survey has revealed that the majority of Lima citizens believe the city government is responsible for two recent tragedies resulting in the deaths of 12 people. Almost 90%  Full Article »

Changing tides for Lima’s powerful Chim Pum Callao party?
Posted by Erin Anderson on May 4, 2017 Leave a comment

Changing tides for Lima’s powerful Chim Pum Callao party?

After more than 20 years of undisputed influence in Lima’s port region of Callao, the local ruling political party Chim Pum Callao may be on its way out. Callao governor Felix Moreno was sentenced  Full Article »

Lima: Callao governor latest suspect in Odebrecht corruption
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Apr 4, 2017 2 comments

Lima: Callao governor latest suspect in Odebrecht corruption

The regional governor of Callao is the latest high-profile figure implicated in the Odebrecht corruption scandal for allegedly accepting $4 million in bribes. Police raided three buildings linked to governor  Full Article »

Downtown Lima sees two high-profile shootings in one week
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Mar 11, 2017 Leave a comment

Downtown Lima sees two high-profile shootings in one week

The Barrios Altos neighborhood in downtown Lima saw a police officer murdered and three children shot in two incidents last week. Last night unknown suspects aboard a motor-taxi opened fire  Full Article »

Violent protest in north Lima over highway tolls
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Jan 6, 2017 1 comment

Violent protest in north Lima over highway tolls

Protesters in Lima’s northern districts of Puente Piedra, Ancon and Santa Rosa destroyed toll booths and battled police over a proposed toll on the Panamericana Norte highway on Wednesday. Over 200  Full Article »

Historic plaza in Lima suffers second fire in two years
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 3, 2017 1 comment

Historic plaza in Lima suffers second fire in two years

A republican-era mansion in downtown Lima’s Plaza Dos de Mayo was condemned after a fire in a musical-instruments store. Authorities say a short circuit caused the fire around 7:30 p.m.  Full Article »

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 »