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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Turpay is a town located in the department of Apurímac, 3,800 meters above sea level with more than 1,000 inhabitants. The curious thing about this place is that it is a coronavirus-free town. This was...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the second quarter this year, Peru will begin construction works for the new international airport in Cusco, and it will do so without the heritage impact study (EIP) that UNESCO requested from the government...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ana Estrada, who is confined to her bed, says she feels “happy and content” about a historic decision by Peruvian officials to allow her an assisted death, a remarkable ruling in this mostly Roman...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The governments of Colombia and Peru are studying the possibility of centralizing gold purchases, in an effort to combat illegal and informal extraction, officials from both countries said on Tuesday, March 2nd. Colombian President Ivan...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori is on trial for his role in a 1990s government program in which many Indigenous women in poor communities say they were forcibly sterilized, and some died or suffered...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The seasonally adjusted indices continued to recover in December 2020 after recording minimum levels (-40%) in April last year, the Central Reserve Bank has reported. Thus, GDP and the seasonally adjusted non-primary GDP increased 2.1%...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Archaeological Park of Machu Picchu —Peru's main tourist attraction— will reopen to tourists starting Monday, March 1st, Cusco Region Governor Jean Paul Benavente confirmed on Thursday, February 25th. Benavente welcomed the Government measures, which...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Prime Minister Violeta Bermudez on Wednesday, February 24th, confirmed that the Peruvian Government established a new nighttime curfew for the provinces under extreme risk due to COVID-19, which will run from 9:00 p.m. to...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The death toll in Peru continued to mount on Friday, February 19th, as a relentless second wave of the coronavirus left many hospitals short of oxygen for critical patients even as daily infections continued...



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