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[ 23 oct 2014 | Commentaires fermés ]
US returns ancient artefacts to Peru

The US returns about 20 ancient Peruvian artefacts – some more than 1,800 years old – that had been looted from pre-Columbian graves.

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[ 6 oct 2014 | Commentaires fermés ]
2 governor candidates win election in Peru despite drug-related probes

Two gubernatorial candidates under investigation in Peru for drug trafficking-related crimes have won election and two face runoffs after a nationwide vote for mayors, governors and municipal councils, according to unofficial results on Monday.

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[ 5 oct 2014 | Commentaires fermés ]
Peru local, regional vote marred by violence, ‘narco candidates’

Voters across Peru are choosing mayors, governors and municipal councils following the most violent campaign since 2000, with hundreds of candidates suspected of ties to drug trafficking.

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[ 4 oct 2014 | Commentaires fermés ]
In No. 1 cocaine-producer Peru, narco candidates are tainting nationwide elections

In his run for governor of a rough Peruvian jungle state, Manuel Gambini has repeatedly cited his plaudits from the U.S. government for promoting the cultivation of cocoa beans over coca leaves in this cocaine-producing hotspot.

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[ 4 oct 2014 | Commentaires fermés ]
In No. 1 cocaine-producer, narco candidates are tainting nationwide elections in Peru

The two-term mayor of this poor farming district in a cocaine-producing region where the Andes meet the Amazon is one of hundreds of candidates in Sunday’s local and state elections suspected of being bankrolled by drug traffickers.

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[ 3 oct 2014 | Commentaires fermés ]
2 police killed in pre-election attack on ballot convoy in Peru; Shining Path suspected

Peruvian officials say suspected Shining Path rebels killed two police officers and wounded a third in an ambush of a convoy transporting ballot boxes for Sunday’s regional and municipal elections.

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[ 30 sept 2014 | Commentaires fermés ]
Injured Spanish explorer rescued after being trapped 12 days in cave in Peruvian Amazon

A Spanish speleologist has been rescued in Peru after spending 12 days trapped about 400 meters (1,300 feet) underground in a cave in Peru’s remote Amazon region.

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[ 29 sept 2014 | Commentaires fermés ]
Authorities say 8 killed in 4.9-magnitude earthquake in Peru

The moderate quake struck Saturday night at a depth of just 5 miles and affected the village of Misca, as well as the nearby communities of Cusibamba Bajo, Cajay, Canopato, Mollejcato, Muyoc and Toray in the province of Paruro in Cuzco region.

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[ 28 sept 2014 | Commentaires fermés ]
Authorities say 7 killed in 4.9 Peru quake near Cuzco

Peruvian authorities say a shallow 4.9-magnitude earthquake has killed at least seven people whose crudely constructed homes collapsed in a remote Andean village near Cuzco.

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[ 26 sept 2014 | Commentaires fermés ]
Experts planning rescue of injured Spanish speleologist trapped 7 days in Peruvian cave

Rescuers in Peru are trying to save an injured Spanish speleologist who has been trapped for seven days about 400 meters (1,300 feet) underground in a cave in the country’s remote Amazon region.