Peru declares health emergency over Guillain-Barre outbreak
Peru has declared a health emergency in five regions, including Lima, after the deaths of at least four people linked to Guillain-Barre syndrome, an autoimmune disorder that attacks the nervous system.
Strong 8.0-magnitude earthquake jolts Peru
A powerful 8.0-earthquake toppled houses, blocked roads and knocked out power in parts of Peru on Sunday, killing one person and injuring at least 26 others as the shockwave extended into neighbouring Ecuador.
Facing arrest, Peru ex-president Garcia shoots himself
Peru's former president Alan Garcia shot himself in the head at his home on Wednesday as police were about to arrest him in a sprawling corruption case, his lawyer and hospital officials said.
‘Millions of Nigerians may miss homes by 2050’
Hundreds of millions of people in developing countries, including Nigeria, will lose their homes against their will in the next 30 years. A ground-breaking study by Prindex, a joint initiative of the Global Land Alliance and Overseas Development Institute (ODI), asked adults across 33 countries whether they fear losing the right to use their homes…
Google Map shows couple road to divorce
Google Map is known a web mapping services developed by the tech giant Google to give direction to its users. It also shows the panoramic views of streets and real-time traffic condition. But in the case of a Peruvian man, he divorced his wife after Google Map showed his wife publicly displaying affection for another…
Peru relaxes entry requirements for some categories of Venezuelans
Peru, which has imposed tougher border controls to cope with a wave of Venezuelan migrants fleeing their crisis-wracked country, has announced a relaxation of the rules for pregnant women, people older than 70 and children joining their parents. The order, which was issued Saturday, came after Peru implemented a new rule requiring Venezuelans to carry…
Venezuelans rush to Peru to beat passport deadline
Days before Peru was set to tighten its border controls, Venezuelan migrants dashed to get into the country Thursday as new passport rules threatened to leave thousands stranded in Ecuador or Colombia.
Peru's ex-leader Fujimori discharged from hospital
Former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori, who was pardoned last year while serving a long jail sentence for human rights abuses, was discharged from hospital Wednesday after treatment for heart problems, his personal doctor said.