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Latest news, headlines and breaking stories from and around Peru.

Politics News

Former Peruvian president Alan Garcia kills himself ahead of arrest

Alan Garcia was rushed to hospital in the capital, Lima. A crowd of supporters gathered outside the hospital building and were held back by a line of police officers. Alan Garcia was accused of taking bribes from the Brazilian construction…

Economy News

Lima – the third worst congested city in the world

TomTom, the Dutch multinational developer and creator of navigation technology and consumer electronics, released the TomTom Traffic Index 2018 which provides statistics and information about congestion levels in 403 cities across 56…

Travel News

How many travelers visited Peru in 2018?

Over the past two decades Peru has seen an incredible increase in visitor numbers. And this trend continued in 2018.

Food & Drink

Best restaurants in Peru 2019

Last Monday the “Premios Summum 2019”, the most important culinary award in Peru recognizing the best restaurants in the country, were awarded in presence of local chefs and gastronomy professionals at the Gran Teatro Nacional in Lima.

Lifestyle & Living

Best Places to Work for Millennials in Peru 2019

Great Place to Work®, a globally operating consulting firm based in the US with branches in 58 countries, just recently revealed the results of their latest survey “Best Places to Work for Millennials in Peru 2019”.

Nature & Environment

Peru among the top 10 countries losing the most primary rainforest in 2018

In another great attempt at nature conservation Peru upgraded at the beginning of 2018 the Yaguas National Reserve - one of the largest virgin primary rainforests of the world located in the Loreto Region - to a National Park which covers…