Peru

Republic in South America

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Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America. It is bordered in the north by Ecuador and Colombia, in the east by Brazil, in the southeast by Bolivia, in the south by Chile, and in the west by the Pacific Ocean. Peru is a megadiverse country with habitats ranging from the arid plains of the Pacific coastal region in the west to the peaks of the Andes mountains vertically extending from the north to the southeast of the country to the tropical Amazon Basin rainforest in the east with the Amazon river.

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China's ambassador to Peru said the Latin American country would sign a memorandum of understanding to join the expanding Belt and Road initiative later this..
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Peru will sign a memorandum of understanding to join China's ambitious Belt and Road infrastructure initiative in coming days, China's ambassador said on..
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Seven people were shot dead inside a gold-mining tunnel in a southern Peruvian region where thousands of so-called artisanal miners dig for ore high up in the..
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Pedro Pablo Kuczynski was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of taking bribes from a Brazilian construction company. Another ex-president killed himself..
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Peruvian ex-president Alan Garcia wrote in an alleged suicide note read by family members at a wake on Friday that he had killed himself in order to avoid..
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A Peruvian judge on Friday ordered former President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski to spend up to three years in jail while prosecutors prepare corruption charges against..
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A bus carrying passengers from northwestern Peru to the capital crashed before dawn, killing at least eight people and injuring 45 others. (April 19)
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A suicide note left by the ex-Peru president stated that he did not want to suffer "injustices"
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Thousand of Peruvians said goodbye on Thursday in Lima to ex-president Alan Garcia -- who killed himself this week - in the second of three days of national..
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Atish and Jaspreet Vadher were on a trip to South America when masked robbers held up their bus.
1 week ago • BBC News
General News Accenture and Italian insurance group Generali have launched a blockchain solution aimed to streamline Generali’s Employee Benefits Network..
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The body of former Peruvian President Alan Garcia was taken to the headquarters of his political party for a memorial service on Wednesday, after he fatally shot..
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A former Peruvian president kills himself and more revelations may come in the Odebrecht saga.
1 week ago • BBC News
Peru's former president Alan Garcia shot himself in the head on Wednesday to avoid arrest in connection with alleged bribes from Brazilian builder Odebrecht,..
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Alan Garcia was the charismatic chameleon of Peruvian politics, once popular enough to be elected president twice. But his terms were filled with ups and downs..
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President Martin Vizcarra announced the death on Twitter, saying that doctors in the capital city of Lima performed emergency surgery.
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Peru’s former president Alan Garcia died after shooting himself early on Wednesday just after police arrived at his home to arrest him in connection with a..
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Peru's former president Alan Garcia died in a hospital in Lima on Wednesday, hours after shooting himself in the head to avoid arrest in connection with a..
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Two-time president Alan García shot himself as police came to arrest him over corruption claims.
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Peru's former president Alan Garcia shot himself in the head at his home Wednesday as police were about to arrest him in a sprawling corruption case, his lawyer..
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Former Peruvian President Alan García shot himself before being detained by police amid allegations he received illegal payment from Brazilian construction..
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Peru's former president Alan Garcia shot himself early on Wednesday after police arrived at his home in the capital Lima to arrest him in connection with a..
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Alan García is in a serious condition after shooting himself as police arrived to arrest him.
1 week ago • BBC News
LIMA, PERU — Former Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has been hospitalized days after he was detained as part of a money laundering probe into his ties..
1 week ago • WorldNews

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