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Early Sunday morning, May 26, 2019 at 02.41am local time a strong earthquake with a magnitude of 8.0 on the Richter scale shock northern Peru killing at least one person, injuring at least 18 and causing damages to homes and infrastructure.
As each year InSight Crime, a non-profit journalism and investigative organization specialized in monitoring and informing about organized crime in Latin America and the Caribbean, published the “2018 Homicide Round-Up” for the region recently.
Reporters without Borders just recently published the latest World Press Freedom Index 2018; and Peru occupies with position 88 of 180 listed countries a middle ranking globally and with position 6 out of 12 countries as well in South America.
Just recently InSight Crime, a non-profit journalism and investigative organization specialized in monitoring and informing about organized crime in Latin America and the Caribbean, published the latest “Homicide Round-Up” for the region.
Early Sunday morning at 04.18 am local time a magnitude 7.1 earthquake shock southern Peru killing at least 2 people and causing damages to infrastructure and homes.
Yesterday afternoon a relaxing and fun Sunday trip ended in tragedy. Shortly before 05.00 pm a tour bus crashed in Lima’s district Rimac and plunged down 10m leaving at least 9 passengers dead and more than 30 injured.
When it comes to the safety and security situation in the country, Peru unfortunately has an extremely bad reputation; and especially travelers spending their well-earned vacation in Peru and foreigners moving to the country are often concerned. The experienced reality in the year 2017 however is quite different. While Peru surely isn’t the safest and most peaceful country on...
Just recently the Vehicle Theft Prevention Division (DIPROVE) of the Peruvian National Police (PNP) published its report for 2016 detailing how many vehicles were stolen in Lima in the past year. Additionally, the statement indicates where in Lima and when the robberies occurred, as well as which car models were preferred by the thieves.
This afternoon at around 04.30 pm a fire broke out at the Jockey Plaza shopping center, for 20 years Lima’s showpiece mall. Officials confirmed that shoppers and workers could be evacuated and access to the shopping mall is denied; at this moment there are no reports of injured persons.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter Scale shock the province of Ucayali this morning. At 08.30 am the quake hit the National Park of Alto Purus and was measured to have originated in a depth of 550 km.
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