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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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Guatemala to Claim US$122 Million From Odebrecht

Following the Brazilian construction company's abandonment of the road work contract that had been awarded, the government intends to make a claim on the...

Canadian Man Critically Injured Stuck in Costa Rica Because Ontario Has No Hospital Bed For Him

A Canadian man seriously injured in the Costa Rican jungle just wants to go home. But he can't, because no hospital in his native...

Panama Company Pleads Guilty In U.S. To Bribing Costa Rican Soccer Official

The Panama-based company, Mimo International Imports and Exports, on Wednesday pleaded guilty to the former president of the Costa Rican Football Federation (Fedefútbol), Eduardo...

Mapping Costa Rica’s Aquifers

Through an alliance with the US Geological Survey, the government of Costa Rica will be carrying out an assessment of aquifers nationwide. The aim of...

Increase In Passenger Arrivals Saturates San Jose Airport

The hundreds of tourists arriving at Costa Rica's main international airport, the Juan Santamaria (SJO), in San Jose eager to discover the beauties of...

The Puntarenas Cow Stare Down!

During my current visit to the Nicoya Peninsula, this cow in Playa Tambor was very vigilant of my presence. She followed my every move,...

Meet the Dark Side of Brazil’s Legendary Rio Carnival

Brazil’s female samba dancers the spill the beans on the darker side of working at the iconic Rio de Janeiro Carnival. Viviane Morais Ferreira Guimarães,...

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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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The Escopetarra: Fusion Of Rifle and Guitar

Used as a symbol of peace, an escopetarra is a guitar made from a modified gun. The name is a portmanteau of the Spanish...

Opportunities for Supermarkets in Costa Rica

Small and medium sized supermarket chains are expanding in the greater metropolitan area. One example is Super Mora, a mini chain of supermarkets from Puriscal...

QToons: Political Humour

Man: Look, two more criminals pinched! Woman: ...and from which "ministry" are they from?

10 Mistakes to Avoid Traveling in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA by Sammi, Mytanfeet.com - We love talking to other travelers in Costa Rica to hear about their experiences and thoughts. Our goal is...

Mexico Takes Costa Rica To WTO Over Avocado Import Ban

(QCOSTARICA) Mexico and Guatemala have brought Costa Rica's import ban on avocados (aguacate in Spanish) before the World Trade Organization (WTO).  The case will...