17 Sep 2020
Peru's top court on Thursday rejected a government bid to block the impeachment of President Martin Vizcarra. The Constitutional Court ruled by five votes to two that the vote can go-ahead
12 Sep 2020
Peru's Congress on Friday voted to open impeachment proceedings against President Martin Vizcarra for "moral incapacity" over accusations he tried to obstruct a corruption probe against government officials.
23 Aug 2020
At least 13 people suffocated in a crush during a raid on a nightclub in Peru's capital where a party was being held despite a coronavirus ban
3 Jul 2020
Peru surpassed 10,000 deaths from the coronavirus on Thursday, the health ministry said, a day after the government began easing a national lockdown in a bid to revive the economy.
21 May 2020
Peru has become the second Latin American country after Brazil to reach 100,000 coronavirus cases, according to health ministry figures out Wednesday.
25 Apr 2020
Peru's interior minister resigned Friday, days after officials said more than a thousand police officers had been infected with the deadly coronavirus.
23 Apr 2020
Peru will release under amnesty about 3,000 prisoners including those who are particularly at risk from the coronavirus pandemic, the justice minister has said.
14 Feb 2020
The death toll from the explosion of a gas tanker in Lima last month has risen to 30, Peru's ministry of health said Thursday.
1 Oct 2019
Peru's president dissolved parliament and called for fresh elections Monday, prompting a vote by lawmakers to suspend him, deepening a long-running institutional crisis.
11 Sep 2019
Peru grabbed a slice of revenge for their loss to Brazil in the Copa America final on Tuesday, defeating the five-time World Cup winners 1-0 in a friendly in Los Angeles.
17 Aug 2019
Protesters set fire to a building housing the offices of a Chinese oil company Friday, during a violent labor demonstration in northern Peru, the interior ministry said.
29 Jul 2019
Peru's President Martin Vizcarra on Sunday offered to cut short his term and hold elections to end what he called an institutional crisis.