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Peru: Country in South America
Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America. It is bordered in the north by Ecuador and Colombia, in the east by Brazil, in the southeast by Bolivia, in the south by Chile, and in the south and west by the Pacific Ocean. Peru is a megadiverse country with habitats ranging from the arid plains of the Pacific coastal region in the west to the peaks of the Andes mountains extending from the north to the southeast of the country to the tropical Amazon basin rainforest in the east with the Amazon River. Peru has a population of 34 million, and its capital and largest city is Lima. At 1.28 million km2, Peru is the 19th largest country in the world, and the third largest in South America.

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Why are DEADLY Peru Protests Continuing? [Video]

Why are DEADLY Peru Protests Continuing?

Deadly protests sweeping across Peru show no signs of slowing, as thousands call for Peru’s president Dina Boluarte to stand down. Lawmakers partially met the demonstrators’ demands, by bring..

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Watch: Tension in Peru as protestors demanding a new president clash with police [Video]

Watch: Tension in Peru as protestors demanding a new president clash with police

Protests continued in Peru on Saturday after a congressional vote failed in a bid to bring forward presidential elections to December.

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Peru's president gives support for elections later this year [Video]

Peru's president gives support for elections later this year

Peru's president Dina Boluarte has called for elections to be pushed forward to December 2023 amid pressure from protesters who are demanding her resignation.

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Peru says army, police to clear protester roadblocks [Video]

Peru says army, police to clear protester roadblocks

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Peru's 'water people' protest on boats against government [Video]

Peru's 'water people' protest on boats against government

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Organization of American States backs Peru's president amid deadly protests [Video]

Organization of American States backs Peru's president amid deadly protests

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Anti-government protests continue in Peru's capital Lima as President Boluarte calls for peace [Video]

Anti-government protests continue in Peru's capital Lima as President Boluarte calls for peace

Protests in Peru continue as thousands take to the streets calling for President Dina Boluarte to leave office. Lawmakers have started an impechment process against the new leader, who took office in..

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Watch: Riot police in Peru use tear gas to disperse latest protests [Video]

Watch: Riot police in Peru use tear gas to disperse latest protests

Riot police used tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters in new unrest in Peru's capital Lima

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Peru Shuts Down Machu Picchu Amid Widespread Protests [Video]

Peru Shuts Down Machu Picchu Amid Widespread Protests

Peru Shuts Down , Machu Picchu , Amid Widespread Protests. NBC reports that the government of Peru has indefinitely shut down the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu amid anti-government protests that..

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Peru shuts down Machu Picchu as political unrest spreads across country| Oneindia News*International [Video]

Peru shuts down Machu Picchu as political unrest spreads across country| Oneindia News*International

Peru has closed its famed historical site Machu Picchu amid continuing anti-government protests, as the European Union decried the police response to the deadly unrest as “disproportionate”. On..

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Turkey cancels planned visit by Swedish Defence Minister over right-wing protest |Oneindia News*News [Video]

Turkey cancels planned visit by Swedish Defence Minister over right-wing protest |Oneindia News*News

Turkey cancels Swedish defence minister Pal Jonson visit over right-wing protest; Peru: Protests for President Dina Boluarte’s resignation rise; over 50 injured; Chris Hipkins to replace Jacinda..

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Anti-government protests intensify in Peru [Video]

Anti-government protests intensify in Peru

The country's capital, Lima, woke up on Friday to find one of its most historic buildings burnt to the ground, with thousands of protesters descending on the city to call for snap elections and..

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Peru’s Andes ‘descends on’ capital to demand leader resign [Video]

Peru’s Andes ‘descends on’ capital to demand leader resign

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Thousands gather in Lima for two days of anti-government protests [Video]

Thousands gather in Lima for two days of anti-government protests

Peru’s capital is bracing for two days of anti-government protests as thousands flock to Lima to demand the resignation of President Dina Boularte.

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Political protests in Peru as rival groups march through the capital city Lima [Video]

Political protests in Peru as rival groups march through the capital city Lima

Peru's president called for calm as thousands of people arrived in the capital Lima, many calling for her to resign.

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Peru upheaval: 'Protesters are now demanding for more radical changes' [Video]

Peru upheaval: 'Protesters are now demanding for more radical changes'

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'It's a Mess': Peru is facing a 'big crisis, without political parties, without political leaders' [Video]

'It's a Mess': Peru is facing a 'big crisis, without political parties, without political leaders'

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As more unrest looms, Peru leader calls for calm [Video]

As more unrest looms, Peru leader calls for calm

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Peru violent unrest: Protesters' demands 'have morphed & have been amplified by number of deaths' [Video]

Peru violent unrest: Protesters' demands 'have morphed & have been amplified by number of deaths'

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Deadly clashes in Peru amid 'demands for fresh elections' [Video]

Deadly clashes in Peru amid 'demands for fresh elections'

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Peru’s government declares a state of Emergency [Video]

Peru’s government declares a state of Emergency

Following weeks of protests, a 30-day state of emergency was declared in Peru’s capital Lima as well as several other regions, following demonstrations against President Dina Bolurate.

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Russia-Ukraine war: Russian missile attack hits key infrastructure in Kyiv | Oneindia News*News [Video]

Russia-Ukraine war: Russian missile attack hits key infrastructure in Kyiv | Oneindia News*News

Russian missile attack hits infrastructure in Kyiv, explosions in Dniprovskiy; Brazil Supreme Court includes Jair Bolsonaro in riot probe; Russia-Ukraine war: Moscow claims victory in battle for..

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Peru: Attorney general launches investigations into protest deaths | Oneindia News *International [Video]

Peru: Attorney general launches investigations into protest deaths | Oneindia News *International

Peru's attorney general has launched 11 inquiries to identify those responsible for more than three dozen mostly civilian deaths during some of the country's most violent social protests in years, as..

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Watch: Anti-government protests continued across Peru on Thursday [Video]

Watch: Anti-government protests continued across Peru on Thursday

Anti-government protests continued across Peru's capital Lima, Cusco and Juliaca on Thursday as pressure mounts on President Dina Boluarte to resign

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'Stop this massacre': Thousands protest in Peru demanding president step down [Video]

'Stop this massacre': Thousands protest in Peru demanding president step down

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Peru closes Machu Picchu amid violent anti-government protests

peru closes machu picchu amid violent anti-government protests
Peruvian authorities have closed the iconic tourist attraction Machu Picchu amid ongoing protests that have left dozens of people dead since they began a month ago.
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'Spilled blood will never be forgotten': Violent clashes between protesters and police in Peru

'spilled blood will never be forgotten': violent clashes between protesters and police in peru
Thousands of protesters have clashed with police in Peru as violent demonstrations hit the country's capital for the second day in a row.
Sky News - Published

Rocks thrown as thousands of protesters march in Peru calling for president to step down

rocks thrown as thousands of protesters march in peru calling for president to step down
Thousands of protesters descended on Peru's capital and clashed with police as they demanded President Dina Boluarte leave office.
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At least 17 killed in Peru as anti-government protests escalate near airport

at least 17 killed in peru as anti-government protests escalate near airport
At least 17 people have been killed in anti-government clashes between protesters and police in southern Peru, according to officials.
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Tourist family describe running down streets in Peru to stay safe amid anti-government protests

tourist family describe running down streets in peru to stay safe amid anti-government protests
A family of tourists stranded in the Peruvian city of Cusco amid anti-government protests have described "people walking around with baseball bats and breaking down doors".
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Protests in Peru leave 'thousands of tourists stranded' in gateway city to Machu Picchu

protests in peru leave 'thousands of tourists stranded' in gateway city to machu picchu
Thousands of tourists have reportedly been left stranded in the Peruvian city of Cusco along with hundreds of others in the area around the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu because of anti-government..
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Peru declares state of emergency after protests leave at least eight dead

peru declares state of emergency after protests leave at least eight dead
A 30-day state of emergency has been declared in Peru after the country's president was impeached and a week of protests left at least eight dead.
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Police arrest president of Peru after Congress votes to remove him from power

police arrest president of peru after congress votes to remove him from power
Police in Peru have arrested the country's president, Pedro Castillo, after Congress voted to remove him from power.
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Plane catches fire after colliding with fire truck on runway at Peru airport

plane catches fire after colliding with fire truck on runway at peru airport
A plane taking off at an airport in Peru caught on fire after it collided with a moving fire truck on the runway.
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Britons among 70 boat passengers detained by group in Peru

Boat passengers - including British tourists - are being detained by a community group in Peru in protest over a lack of government action to tackle oil spills in a river, according to a local media..
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Peru zinc spill contaminates 500 tonnes of trout

peru zinc spill contaminates 500 tonnes of trout
Hundreds of fish have been contaminated after a truck carrying 31 tonnes of zinc fell into a major river in the Peruvian capital, officials have said.
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2022 World Cup: Australia beat Peru on penalties in intercontinental play-off

Watch highlights as Australia beat Peru 5-4 on penalties in an intercontinental play-off to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
BBC Sport - Published

Australia 0-0 Peru: Australia book World Cup place with shootout win

Australia become the 31st team to book their place at the 2022 World Cup after beating Peru on penalties in an intercontinental play-off in Qatar.
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Powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake shakes southern Peru

powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake shakes southern peru
A 7.2 magnitude earthquake has shaken southern Peru, according to the US Geological Survey.
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Whirlwind halts game in Peru

Watch the moment a dust whirlwind interrupts a football match in Peru, forcing the players of Semillero and San Andres to take evasive action as it tears across the pitch.
BBC Sport - Published

Archaeologists unearth mummy in Peru estimated to be over 800 years old

A mummy estimated to be around 800 years old has been discovered on Peru's central coast.
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Peru: 'The glaciers are melting before our eyes - and there is no plan'

peru: 'the glaciers are melting before our eyes - and there is no plan'
My guide tells me it's only 260m to 270m to go.
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Final seven countries, including Colombia and Peru, removed from UK's red travel list

final seven countries, including colombia and peru, removed from uk's red travel list
The final seven countries on the UK's red travel list have now been removed, ending the need for people to quarantine in a hotel.
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'For my peasant sisters and brothers': Left-wing rural teacher becomes new president of Peru

'for my peasant sisters and brothers': left-wing rural teacher becomes new president of peru
A man who was until recently a teacher in a rural part of Peru has been sworn in as the country's new president.
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Hospital workers in Peru arrested after charging COVID-19 patients more than £15,000 per bed

hospital workers in peru arrested after charging covid-19 patients more than £15,000 per bed
Nine people have been arrested in Peru, accused of charging COVID-19 patients the equivalent of more than £15,000 for hospital beds that should have been free.
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Copa America 2021: Stunning late Luis Diaz strike helps Colombia beat Peru

Watch highlights as Colombia forward Luis Diaz scores a stunning 25-yard injury-time winner to help his country beat Peru 3-2 in their Copa America third-place play-off.
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Copa America: Colombia beat Peru in third-place play-off after dramatic Luis Diaz winner

Colombia forward Luis Diaz scores a stunning 25-yard injury-time winner to help his country beat Peru 3-2 in their Copa America third-place play-off.
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Brilliant Neymar sets up Paqueta for only goal in Copa America semi-final

Lucas Paqueta scores the only goal for Brazil in their Copa America semi-final win over Peru.
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Copa America 2021: Brazil beat Peru 1-0 thanks to Lucas Paqueta's first-half goal

Lucas Paqueta sends defending champions Brazil into the Copa America final with a first-half winner against Peru.
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Lambda: New COVID-19 'variant of interest' - All you need to know

Lambda was initially detected in Peru in August 2020 and has since been reported in 29 countries around the world.
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Copa America: Neymar scores in big win for Brazil against Peru

Neymar scores his second goal of the Copa America in a handsome 4-0 win for Brazil against Peru.
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Copa America: Neymar inspires Brazil to win over Peru

Neymar moves closer to Pele's all-time Brazil scoring record as they beat Peru in the Copa America.
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Peru's COVID death toll more than doubles to over 180,000 following official review

peru's covid death toll more than doubles to over 180,000 following official review
Peru's COVID-19 death toll has more than doubled following an official review of deaths.
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No marmalade in sight as spectacled bears explore deserted Machu Picchu

no marmalade in sight as spectacled bears explore deserted machu picchu
The usual hordes of visitors have not come to Peru's Machu Picchu in recent months due to the coronavirus pandemic and its associated travel restrictions.
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Foreign embassies celebrate quiet Diwali

Though there were no grand celebrations or any kind of events organised this Diwali in the foreign embassies in Delhi owing to the coronavirus pandemic, the foreign delegates and ambassadors of..
IndiaTimes - Published

13 Dead in Stampede at Peru Nightclub Operating Illegally due to Coronavirus

13 people died in a wild stampede early Sunday in Peru, after cops tried to shut down a nightclub that was operating illegally in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic in the country. The video shows..
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Maharashtra's COVID-19 count overtakes Mexico, Peru

According to Thursday's figures of Maharashtra's COVID-19 count, there was one death roughly every 5 minutes and a stupendous 464 new cases every hour.
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Peru overtakes Italy in total cases of coronavirus

Peru topped 240,000 total cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, surpassing hard-hit Italy, government data showed, even as the pace of infections has begun to moderate in the South American nation.
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A Peruvian driver delivers ashes of the dead as coronavirus toll mounts

Héctor Orellanqui, 65, wearing a white overcoat and mask, has a painful duty to carry out: delivering the ashes of those who have died from COVID-19 to families who can in most cases no longer carry..
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Peru extends protracted national lockdown until end of June

Peru on Friday extended its state of emergency and a nationwide lockdown to fight the coronavirus pandemic until the end of June, marking one of the longest periods of mandatory isolation in the world.
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Peru coronavirus cases surpass 100,000 as demand sends drug prices soaring

Peru's number of confirmed coronavirus cases surpassed 104,000, the Ministry of Health reported on Wednesday, as the outbreak puts pressure on the demand for medicines, whose prices have soared in..
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Peru's confirmed coronavirus cases surpass 100,000: health ministry

Peru's number of confirmed coronavirus cases surpassed 100,000, the Ministry of Health reported on Wednesday.
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Regional health body warns of COVID-19 spread in Amazon tri-border area

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warned on Tuesday that new coronavirus is spreading rapidly in the tri-border area of the Amazon between Brazil, Colombia and Peru and threatens to infect..
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