The Peruvian government is on a mission to crackdown on the cocaine trade in the country. On the lawless slopes of the eastern Andes near the border…
Peruvian police investigators and a deputy minister have met with widows of four slain indigenous leaders who had resisted a steady onslaught by illegal loggers in their remote Amazon jungle homeland.
An outspoken Peruvian opponent of illegal logging and three other native Ashaninka community leaders were slain in the remote region bordering Brazil where they live, authorities said Monday.
Peruvian authorities say an outspoken opponent of illegal logging and three other Ashaninka community leaders have been slain in a remote region bordering Brazil.
Peruvian police displayed in a Lima airport police hangar on Monday what officials called the largest cocaine haul ever in the Andean nation, 8.5 tons.
Peruvian police displayed in a Lima airport police hangar on Monday what officials called the largest cocaine haul ever in the Andean nation, 7.7 metric tons (8.5 tons).
Peruvian police say they have seized at least 3.3 tons of cocaine, the year’s biggest haul, hidden in a shipment of coal that was bound for Belgium and Spain.
The longtime director of Peru’s leading newsmagazine has died at age 83 following a career in which he defied despotism and battled corruption.
A large 7-magnitude earthquake has struck a sparsely populated area of central Peru, the U.S. Geological Survey said Sunday.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a large 7-magnitude earthquake has struck central Peru.