Peru’s new impeachment effort is must-see entertainment

The new effort to impeach President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski offers a high-stakes spectacle of Machiavellian struggles in the...

At least 48 dead when bus plunges onto rocky beach in Peru

LIMA, Peru — At least 48 people died when a bus tumbled down a cliff onto a rocky...

Miss Peru Pageant Protests Gender Violence to International Applause, but not all Peruvians Are Clapping

When contestants in this year's Miss Peru contest exposed the alarming numbers related to violence against women, the international...

Every Ten Minutes One Girl Dies From Sexual Crime in Peru, Beauty Queens Reveal

Instead of talking about their body measurements, Miss Peru 2018 participants on October 29 have highlighted statistics detailing...

Radio Program in Peru Takes Aim at Human Trafficking

Peru's Interior Ministry has aired its first trilingual radio program to help better inform the public about human...

Peru Fines Uber for Failure to Disclose Information to Consumers

(Q24N) Peru’s National Institute for the Defense of Competition and Intellectual Property Protection, Indecopi, announced that it has...

Face of the woman who ruled Peru 1,700 Years ago revealed

The face of the Lady of Cao, considered to be a queen who ruled northern Peru 1,700 years...

‘Mummified Humanoid’ Found in Peru Raises ‘Alien’ Claims

(Q24N) Several self-proclaimed paranormal researchers allege they have discovered proof of aliens near the city of Nazca in...

Ecuador’s Unannounced Border Wall Angers Peruvian Officials

(Q24N) Peru is urging Ecuador to “immediately” halt the construction of a wall being built along their border, arguing...

Peru Deploys Army To Stop Cocaine Production

(Q24N) The Peruvian government wants to replace coca farms with alternative forms of agriculture, but first it must...

Peru Seizes US$30 Million in Counterfeit Dollars, Biggest Ever

Q24N NEWS - A recent operation by police in Peru led to the largest seizure of counterfeit dollars...

I Didn’t Want To Rape Her, Just Fondle The Girl

(Q24N) LIMA - In Peru, police have man in custody on suspicion of sexually abusing a little girl....

Peru Deploys 50,000 Troops to Safeguard Elections

Q24N (Prensa Latina) The Peruvian Armed Forces began the deployment of 50,000 men to guarantee security during the...

Peru Eradicates Record Amount of Coca in 2015

Q24N - Anti-drug authorities in Peru eradicated a record amount of coca in 2015, but this achievement is...

Peruvian Navy and National Police Fight Illegal Mining in Amazon Region

(QCOSTARICA SOUTH AMERICA NEWS) The fight against illegal mining in Peru’s Amazon region has become a domestic defense...

Peru Forgers Cashing in on Venezuela’s Dollar Demand

LATIN AMERICAN NEWS  - Police in Peru have reported that seizures of counterfeit dollars in 2014 were twice...

Peru: National Police uses Twitter to build bridges with public

LIMA, Peru – The Peruvian National Police (PNP) is using the Twitter account @Policía Chévere (Cool Police), which...

Peru: Human-trafficking groups target women

There were 1,548 reported cases of human trafficking in Peru, 84% involving minors, between January 2007 and August...

On the Trail of the Cocaine ‘Backpackers’ in Peru

A recent report on cocaine "backpackers" in Peru reveals the workings of a low-tech trafficking technique that is...

4 Reasons Why Peru Became World’s Top Cocaine Producer

In 2013, the UN confirmed Peru had overtaken Colombia as the world's number one coca and cocaine producer....

Takanakuy: Peru’s Fist Fighting Christmas Tradition

Every December 25th, it's not Santa Claus people in Peru are looking forward to. They're looking forward to...

New Law Aims to Facilitate Immigration in Peru

A draft law for immigrants oriented to making it easier for foreign citizens to live in Peru was...

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Ziad Akl To Remain In Immigration Custody Pending Deportation

Ziad Akl, brother of Elias Akl, the Canadian-Lebanese national murdered last May 15, in front of a school in Escazú, remains in the custody...

ICE Prepared For Electric Vehicles

In front of the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) main building in La Sabana. Read more on electric vehicles in Costa Rica

Chinese Railroad in Panama?

A rail line connecting Panama City and David is the first of several joint infrastructure projects to be studied, as part of a cooperation...

Slim’s Flagship Telecom Shudders Into Biggest Loss In 16 Years

Mexico's America Movil, the crown jewel of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim’s empire, better known as "Claro", with extensive operations in Costa Rican and Central...

Presidential Candidates “Light” On Economic Plans

With only weeks to go for the second round of Costa Rica's presidential election on April 1, little has emerged on the economic plans...

A Week In Paradise: Women Escape The Cold With A Fitness-focused Trip to Costa Rica

(Dl-oline.com) Pura Vida: a Spanish expression meaning "pure life" that can be used as a greeting, farewell, or way to say "thank you;" a...

Nicaragua Shelves Canal, Promises Port

Of late there has been little or nothing about the Interoceanic Canada project or Grand Canal in Nicaragua, as the Ministry of Transportation and...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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Costa Rica: We Don’t Need No Stinking Army

From OZY.com - Well before John Lennon urged us to give peace a chance, Costa Rica went and did it. In December 1948,...

Panama Papers Law Firm Founder Says Scandal Set Off Tax Shelter Boom in US

Q24N (AFP) - The co-founder of the law firm at the center of the Panama Papers scandal says the fallout has set off a...

No, The Ecuador Airline Does Not Fly Into Costa Rica

From the mailgag:  This Tame Embraer 190 taking off at the Juan Santamaria (San Jose) airport was sighted recently. The the flag carrier and the...

El Salvador Medical Tourism Up 8%

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - In 2014 the medical tourism industry in El Salvador generated revenues of US$21.2 million, 8.5% more than was generated in...

More Cell Phones in Costa Rica Than People

In Costa Rica, there are 116 active cellular phones for 100 people, according to the latest report by the Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel). The study,...