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Peruvian Farmer Sues German Energy Giant over Environmental Damage
Posted by Kwinten Wouters on Dec 5, 2017 Leave a comment

Peruvian Farmer Sues German Energy Giant over Environmental Damage

In what is shaping to be a David and Goliath legal showdown, a court in Hamm, a city in the north-west of Germany, has declared that Saul Luciano Lliuya’s claim  Full Article »

Governor jailed for corruption in northern Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 4, 2016 1 comment

Governor jailed for corruption in northern Peru

Waldo Rios, governor of Peru’s northern Ancash state, was sentenced to five years in prison on Friday for collusion in awarding public contracts. A court in Ancash sentenced Rios to  Full Article »

Four mountain climbers killed in Peru avalanche
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Jul 26, 2016 1 comment

Four mountain climbers killed in Peru avalanche

Four mountain climbers perished in Peru’s northern state of Ancash after being overwhelmed by an avalanche last week. A team of nine climbers and porters from Peru, Mexico and Spain  Full Article »

Peru: fugitive governor faces removal from office
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 18, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru: fugitive governor faces removal from office

Peru’s northern state of Ancash has begun proceedings to remove governor Waldo Rios after he went into hiding last Friday to avoid corruption charges. Rios skipped two hearings in state  Full Article »

Three Estonian mountain climbers perish in Ancash
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 9, 2015 Leave a comment

Three Estonian mountain climbers perish in Ancash

Only one of four Estonian nationals survived an attempt to climb a mountain in the Huascaran National Reserve in Ancash. The team was attempting to summit the 20,000-foot Tocllaraju peak  Full Article »