Peru: Ex-Army officer picked to lead Cabinet

The surprise shake-up that could signal a more authoritarian governing style in Peru.

Peru declares emergency over protests

President Ollanta Humala declared a 60-day state of emergency Sunday in a northern region wracked by protests against a highlands gold mine.

Women denounce gender violence in Peru `SlutWalk`

The SlutWalk is part of a global movement that began this year as a backlash against a statement by the Toronto chief of police.

Peru`s Humala says VP should consider resigning

Peru`s President Ollanta Humala said he thinks Vice President Omar Chehade should consider resigning over corruption allegations.

6.9 magnitude quake hits coast of Peru

A magnitude-6.9 earthquake centered off Peru`s central coast sent people running panicked into the streets.

Strong 6.8-magnitude quake shakes central Peru

Local media said there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage in central parts.

CBI leaves for Peru to get Israeli drug dealer

A CBI team on Thursday left for Peru to
get the custody of Israeli drug lord Yaniv Benaim alias Atala,
a day ahead of their scheduled trip.

CBI to leave for Peru to get Israeli drug dealer

A CBI team will leave for Peru
Thursday to bring back Israeli drug lord, an important link in
policemen-drug peddler nexus reported in Goa, a senior
official said today.

Yeh Dil Hai Hindustani: Peru Deputy Ambassador

A bureaucrat by profession, an actor by looks and a philosopher by nature, Carlos A. Irigoyen Forno, the Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Peru in India, is more than what one would actually make out of him.

The poor are my priority: New Peru President

Ollanta Humala, the leftist military man who won Peru`s presidency after abandoning a radical platform, promised in his inaugural address Thursday to make his priority the one in three Peruvians still mired in poverty.

Peru shock Colombia to reach Copa semis

Peru shocked favoured Colombia on Saturday to reach the semi-finals of the Copa America.

Peru shock Colombia to reach Copa semis

Peru shocked favoured Colombia on Saturday to reach the semi-finals of the Copa America.

Peru defeat Mexico 1-0 with late goal

Paolo Guerrero scored in the 83rd minute to give Peru a well-earned 1-0 victory over Mexico in the Copa America here.

Peru defeat Mexico 1-0 with late goal

Paolo Guerrero scored in the 83rd minute to give Peru a well-earned 1-0 victory over Mexico in the Copa America here.

Uruguay enter Copa as dark horses

After Argentina slipped up in their opening match against Bolivia, Uruguay will scent a chance to get one up on their neighbours as they meet unfancied Peru in Monday`s Group C opener.

Uruguay enter Copa as dark horses

After Argentina slipped up in their opening match against Bolivia, Uruguay will scent a chance to get one up on their neighbours as they meet unfancied Peru in Monday`s Group C opener.

Peru`s President inaugurates giant Christ statue

"Christ of the Pacific" is 72 feet high and stands atop a 49-foot concrete base.

Peru cancels mine after 6 killed in clash

Peru`s government has cancelled a Canadian-owned silver mine in the southern highlands.

Peru`s Alberto Fujimori hospitalised for cancer

Alberto Fujimori`s tongue had been bleeding for three weeks, but he "refused to go to hospital”.

Left-winger Humala wins Peru presidential election

Business leaders fear Humala will jeopardize the country`s recent economic success with interventionist policies.