Brazil-based Odebrecht, one of the region`s biggest construction companies, was at the heart of a scheme to bribe Brazilian state oil giant Petrobras in exchange for inflated contracts.Feb 21, 2017, 09:46 AM IST
Judge Richard Concepcion said Toledo should be sought for arrest in Peru and abroad.
Peru lies on the so-called "Ring of Fire" -- an arc of fault lines that circles the Pacific Basin and is prone to frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.Dec 02, 2016, 10:08 AM IST
"The aim of the museum is to show that the message of Guzman`s cult was one of death and destruction," says Jorge Luis Pinzas, the retired police colonel who looks after the museum.
The Peruvian government are tackling forest fires affecting 10 regions, including four protected natural zones, on a war footing.Nov 24, 2016, 09:22 AM IST
Actress Lisa Lynn Masters, who has appeared on hit shows like "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt", "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and "Gossip Girl", has been found dead in an apparent suicide in her hotel room in Peru.Nov 18, 2016, 14:13 PM IST
"I am very honoured to see the President-elect ahead of other world leaders," Abe told reporters before his departure.Nov 17, 2016, 14:12 PM IST
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced here on Tuesday that he will pay official visits to Cuba and Argentina from November 15-18, and will travel to Peru from November 19-20 for the 2016 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summitNov 09, 2016, 03:18 AM IST
The frogs live only in Lake Titicaca, South America`s largest lake, and its tributaries.
Peru`s president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday he is concerned about what he called the critical economic situation in Venezuela, citing shortfalls of food and medicine, while Venezuela accused him of meddling.Sep 21, 2016, 09:07 AM IST
We may have Peruvians to thank for our favourite blue jeans as researchers have traced the earliest use of indigo as a dye to a 6,200-year-old fabric discovered during an excavation at Huaca Prieta on the north coast of Peru.Sep 15, 2016, 15:53 PM IST
Peru's supreme court has overturned an embezzlement sentence against former president Alberto Fujimori, although the decision will not alter the 25-year prison term he is serving for crimes against humanity.Aug 17, 2016, 11:33 AM IST
Peru`s supreme court has overturned an embezzlement sentence against former president Alberto Fujimori, although the decision will not alter the 25-year prison term he is serving for crimes against humanity.Aug 17, 2016, 10:41 AM IST
Peru's incoming president said that he would back the idea of ex-president Alberto Fujimori -serving a 25-year prison term for corruption and crimes against - humanity serving the rest of his sentence under house arrest.Jul 26, 2016, 10:16 AM IST
The 90-day emergency was announced yesterday in the official gazette El Peruano, which said the health ministry and local authorities were working to prevent the spread of the disease, which is principally transmitted by mosquitos.Jul 14, 2016, 08:50 AM IST
Researcher Renata Leite Pitman of the Los Amigos Biological Station in Peru, recently terrified onlookers as she tackled a six-foot-long snake without much effort.Jul 11, 2016, 12:18 PM IST
Peru has opened a sprawling new prison high up in the Andes, with solar panels glistening in the bone-chilling cold.Jul 10, 2016, 05:14 AM IST
Keiko Fujimori Saturday conceded defeat to former Wall Street banker Pedro Pablo Kuczynski in Peru's photo-finish presidential election, ending five days of legal wrangling that had left the result up in the air.Jun 11, 2016, 09:58 AM IST
Peruvian economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski will be the next president of Peru, the National Office of Electoral Processes (ONPE) has said.Jun 10, 2016, 08:58 AM IST
After a long four-day count, Kuczynski from the Peruvians for Change (PPK) on Thursday, edged out his rival Keiko Fujimori, from Popular Force, with a wafer-thin margin, winning by 50.117 per cent to 49. 883 per cent, Xinhua news agency reported.Jun 10, 2016, 06:35 AM IST