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Two men arrested after possible revenge killing for slain indigenous leader
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Apr 23, 2018 Leave a comment

Two men arrested after possible revenge killing for slain indigenous leader

  Two men believed to be involved in the lynching of Canadian citizen Sebastian Woodroffe are the subjects of an arrest warrant issued by Peru’s Judicial Branch on Monday. José  Full Article »

Canadian man killed after being accused of murdering indigenous leader Olivia Arévalo
Posted by Frances Jenner on Apr 23, 2018 Leave a comment

Canadian man killed after being accused of murdering indigenous leader Olivia Arévalo

  Canadian citizen Sebastian Woodroffe was found dead on Saturday after having been lynched by a mob in a small village in Yarinacocha. He was reportedly accused of killing Olivia  Full Article »

Peru becomes the first country in South America to have a climate change law
Posted by Frances Jenner on Apr 17, 2018 Leave a comment

Peru becomes the first country in South America to have a climate change law

This morning Peru led the way in South America with the first Law for Climate Change being officially signed by Martin Vizcarra in the government palace. The new law, unanimously  Full Article »

Peru’s judicial loopholes allow illegal mining to flourish
Posted by Frances Jenner on Apr 16, 2018 Leave a comment

Peru’s judicial loopholes allow illegal mining to flourish

Political and judicial loopholes mean that most illegal miners receive little or no punishment, according to El Comercio. On Sunday, the Ministry of the Interior reported through a public communique  Full Article »

Opposing marches for and against Maduro kick off America’s Summit in Lima
Posted by Frances Jenner on Apr 13, 2018 Leave a comment

Opposing marches for and against Maduro kick off America’s Summit in Lima

Two opposing protests took place in Lima Thursday on the eve of the Summit of the Americas, one marching in favour of Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro and the other against  Full Article »

Venezuela will be present at Summit of the Americas, but it’s not Maduro
Posted by Frances Jenner on Apr 10, 2018 Leave a comment

Venezuela will be present at Summit of the Americas, but it’s not Maduro

As Donald Trump cancels his attendance for the Summit of the Americas, Venezuelan opposition figure Delsa Solórzano announces hers. Solórzano disclosed on Twitter yesterday that she would be attending the  Full Article »

Donald Trump will not attend the Summit of the Americas
Posted by Frances Jenner on Apr 10, 2018 Leave a comment

Donald Trump will not attend the Summit of the Americas

  Donald Trump has cancelled his trip to Peru for the Summit of the Americas in order to respond to the alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, according to a  Full Article »

Over 160,000 take to the streets in the annual pro-life march in Arequipa
Posted by Frances Jenner on Apr 9, 2018 Leave a comment

Over 160,000 take to the streets in the annual pro-life march in Arequipa

For the 12th consecutive year, the Parade for Life and Family took place Saturday in Arequipa to condemn abortions and the use of anti-contraceptives. La Republica reported that over 160,000 people  Full Article »

Peru develops new types of quinoa resistant to drought and plagues
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Apr 6, 2018 Leave a comment

Peru develops new types of quinoa resistant to drought and plagues

  The Andean super grain quinoa just got a little more powerful. Researchers at the National University of Altiplano have just developed new strains of the popular crop that make  Full Article »

800kg of cocaine found in Lima drug bust
Posted by Frances Jenner on Apr 5, 2018 Leave a comment

800kg of cocaine found in Lima drug bust

This post was updated at 3:00 p.m. The Ministry of the Interior released a statement that nine people were detained, four Peruvians and five Colombians, and their names have been  Full Article »