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25 Feb
Peruvian President Dina Boluarte announced Friday the "definitive recall" of her ambassador to Mexico, citing the continued support that the North American
13 Jan
Rail and air links to Peru's famed Machu Picchu site had been cut early Friday after a flare-up in weeks-long protests that has killed dozens.
16 Dec
Peru's Supreme Court on Thursday ordered ousted president Pedro Castillo to remain in detention for another 18 months after his arrest last week, which has sparked deadly unrest in the South American nation. Castillo was removed from office and detained after he tried to dissolve the legislature and announced he would rule by decree, in…
9 Dec
Peru's former president Pedro Castillo was placed in provisional detention on Thursday, a day after he was ousted by lawmakers and arrested, accused of attempting a coup.
10 Aug 2022
Peruvian police and public prosecution agents raided the presidential palace in Lima on Tuesday in an unsuccessful bid to arrest Yenifer Paredes, the sister-in-law of President Pedro Castillo, for alleged corruption and money laundering.
5 Apr 2022
Peruvian President Pedro Castillo announced a curfew for Tuesday in the capital Lima and neighbouring port city Callao, after demonstrations across the country over fuel prices caused roadblocks and "acts of violence".
11 Jun 2021
Final results from Peru's presidential election -- in which leftist Pedro Castillo considers himself the winner -- are still days away, officials said Thursday, as a prosecutor sought preventive custody for corruption-accused candidate Keiko Fujimori.
7 Jun 2021
Right-wing populist Keiko Fujimori held a narrow lead over radical leftist Pedro Castillo following a partial vote count in Peru's presidential election on Sunday.
3 May 2021
Far-left labour unionist Pedro Castillo is ahead of right-wing populist Keiko Fujimori among voters before Peru's June 6 presidential runoff, according to a poll released Sunday.


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