Peru

 
Brazil sends troops after clashes at Venezuela border
Brazil sends troops after clashes at Venezuela border
Brazil's President Michel Temer called an emergency meeting of key ministers Sunday after ordering troops to the border with Venezuela as regional...
Critics leap on goal-shy Socceroos
Critics leap on goal-shy Socceroos
Australia's footballers were urged to rediscover their cutting edge and sense of direction as they headed home after a winless World Cup where they...
Australia bow out as Peru claim World Cup consolation victory
Australia bow out as Peru claim World Cup consolation victory
Australia's World Cup ended with a whimper as goals from Andre Carrillo and Paolo Guerrero gave Peru a 2-0 victory in the teams' group finale on...
Women ran things in ancient Peru, a new study argues
Women ran things in ancient Peru, a new study argues
Women in ancient Peru, far from being marginalized and invisible, were political and...
Fast forward to modern arts destination Lima
Fast forward to modern arts destination Lima
Few people visit Peru for contemporary culture. Most tourists head straight to Cusco and Machu Picchu, with just a stop-off in the capital, Lima....
Peru hostages rescued after 25 years
Peru hostages rescued after 25 years
A Peruvian military operation has secured the release of more than a dozen people who were kidnapped by the Shining Path rebel group up to 25 years...
The meat and potatoes of Peru's 'exotic' dishes
The meat and potatoes of Peru's 'exotic' dishes
There are roughly 4 000 edible varieties of potatoes, or papa, most of them originating in the Andes, according to the International Potato...
Republicans focusing attention on the Hispanic vote
Republicans focusing attention on the Hispanic vote
Republicans are trying to thrash out a strategy to win more votes from the demographically critical and diverse group of US Hispanics -- without...
Fusion par excellence
Fusion par excellence
Most Peruvian cuisine is centred on the native aji chilli pepper.
Peru laps up gastro boom
Peru laps up gastro boom
The idea of going out for a Peruvian may not have caught on much yet. But the South American nation is enjoying a gastronomic boom that is putting...
'New' indigenous tribe discovered in the Amazon
'New' indigenous tribe discovered in the Amazon
An indigenous tribe with about 200 members who have had no contact with the outside world has been located in Brazil's Amazon near the Peruvian...
Peruvian doctors amputate wrong leg, then right one
Peruvian doctors amputate wrong leg, then right one
Peruvian doctors amputated the healthy leg of an 86-year-old man, then amputated the other leg when they realised their mistake.

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