Peru

Pope hits out at 'endless violence' against women on visit to Amazon

Pope hits out at 'endless violence' against women on visit to Amazon

Pope Francis hit out against "endless violence" against women and a culture of machismo on a visit to the Amazon on Friday.

Jan 19, 2018, 23:34 PM IST
Shutting out immigrants is not Christian: Pope Francis

Shutting out immigrants is not Christian: Pope Francis

Pope Francis said on Thursday that it is not Christian to shut out immigrants, urging nations to welcome people whose lives had been "watered down" by poverty, injustice and exploitation.

Jan 18, 2018, 22:28 PM IST
Strong earthquake in southern Peru leaves one dead, dozens injured

Strong earthquake in southern Peru leaves one dead, dozens injured

A strong magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck the coast of southern Peru on Sunday morning.

Jan 14, 2018, 21:31 PM IST
Strong earthquake hits coast of southern Peru, no damage reported

Strong earthquake hits coast of southern Peru, no damage reported

A strong earthquake struck the coast of southern Peru on Sunday morning.

Jan 14, 2018, 16:03 PM IST
Death toll from Peru bus crash rises to 48: Emergency services

Death toll from Peru bus crash rises to 48: Emergency services

At least 48 people were killed in Peru when a bus collided with a truck and careened off a cliff along a sharply curving highway north of the capital Lima, emergency services officials said.

Jan 03, 2018, 22:23 PM IST
48 dead after bus plunges off cliff in Peru: Ministry

48 dead after bus plunges off cliff in Peru: Ministry

The bus was travelling from Huacho, 130 kilometers (81 miles) north of the capital, to Lima with 55 passengers and two crew on board when it went off the road about midday.

Jan 03, 2018, 13:40 PM IST
Peruvian bus crash death toll mounts to 48

Peruvian bus crash death toll mounts to 48

The bus was carrying some 50 passengers when it collided with an oncoming trailer truck around midday and skidded off the road about 48 kilometres north of Lima.

Jan 03, 2018, 08:23 AM IST
Peru's ailing ex-president Fujimori pardoned

Peru's ailing ex-president Fujimori pardoned

Peru's jailed ex-president Alberto Fujimori, who was serving a 25-year sentence for corruption and rights abuses, has been pardoned on humanitarian grounds, the presidency announced today.

Dec 25, 2017, 07:00 AM IST
Peru declares North Korea diplomats persona non grata

Peru declares North Korea diplomats persona non grata

"The Peruvian government has informed the North Korean embassy of its decision to declare First Secretary Pak Myong Chol and Third Secretary Ji Hyok persona non grata," the ministry said.

Dec 23, 2017, 18:08 PM IST
2018 FIFA World Cup: Pots announced for final draw

2018 FIFA World Cup: Pots announced for final draw

The final draw will take place on Friday 1 December at Moscow’s State Kremlin Palace.

Nov 16, 2017, 13:39 PM IST
Peru beat New Zealand 2-0, reach FIFA World Cup after 35 years

Peru beat New Zealand 2-0, reach FIFA World Cup after 35 years

Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos scored as Peru defeated New Zealand to reach the World Cup for the first time since 1982 on Wednesday, sealing the last ticket to Russia with a 2-0 win. 

Nov 16, 2017, 10:31 AM IST
Lionel Messi magic seals Argentina's 2018 World Cup spot; Chile out

Lionel Messi magic seals Argentina's 2018 World Cup spot; Chile out

The win helped Argentina finished third in the ten-team qualifiers and booked their ticket to Russia. They are joined by Brazil (1st), Uruguay (2nd) and Colombia (4th). Fifth-placed Peru will take on New Zealand in the inter-confederation play-off.

Oct 11, 2017, 07:42 AM IST

Political crisis in Peru as president`s cabinet ousted

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski`s cabinet was forced to resign Friday after losing a vote of confidence in the opposition-controlled Congress.

Sep 15, 2017, 13:23 PM IST
Deadly clashes during Venezuela's Constitutional Assembly election leaves 10 dead

Deadly clashes during Venezuela's Constitutional Assembly election leaves 10 dead

Elections were held on Sunday to elect members of the Constituent Assembly who would replacingVenezuela's current National Assembly .

Jul 31, 2017, 18:33 PM IST

Indian Ambassador to Peru appointed NY Consul General

India's Ambassador to Peru Sandeep Chakravorty has been appointed as the head of the Indian consulate in New York.

Jul 07, 2017, 08:48 AM IST

Indian-American diplomat appointed US Ambassador to Peru

Krishna R Urs is currently the Charge d' Affaires of the US Embassy in Madrid where he was also the Deputy Chief of Mission.

Jun 29, 2017, 13:38 PM IST
Chained to health ministry, Peruvians protest mining pollution

Chained to health ministry, Peruvians protest mining pollution

Dozens of residents of Simon Bolivar, a district in the city of Cerro de Pasco in the Peruvian Andes, traveled to Lima to press the government to declare a health emergency and build a regional hospital specializing in exposure to heavy metals.

 

Jun 23, 2017, 10:43 AM IST
Unbelievable escape! Woman survives near-fatal fast-moving mudslide in Peru - Watch viral video

Unbelievable escape! Woman survives near-fatal fast-moving mudslide in Peru - Watch viral video

The mud-clad victim was almost unidentifiable when the rescures pulled her out of the disaster.

Jun 10, 2017, 23:15 PM IST
Indian citizens may visit Peru without a visa

Indian citizens may visit Peru without a visa

Since March 27, it was decided to exempt, with some restrictions, the temporary tourist and business visa to the citizens of India who visit Peru, according to Supreme Decree No. 006- 2017-RE of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Jun 10, 2017, 15:54 PM IST

Peruvian President criticizes US proposal to separate immigrant families

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski criticized a proposal being considered by the Trump administration to separate women and children crossing illegally into the United States, saying it was "something that shouldn`t be happening in the 21st century."

Mar 10, 2017, 09:22 AM IST