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    Peru president eyes blow to opposition in congressional polls

    Agence France-Presse . Lima | Updated at 11:39pm on January 26, 2020

    President Martin Vizcarra looks set to break the opposition stranglehold on Peru’s Congress as legislative elections get underway on Sunday, the first time they have...

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    Peruvian McDonald’s fined $250,000 after employees die

    Agence France-Presse. Lima | Updated at 12:34pm on December 27, 2019

    Peruvian authorities on Thursday fined the local owner of a McDonald’s franchise $250,000 for serious safety violations after two employees were electrocuted to death. Two...

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    Peruvian opposition leader released from jail

    Agence France-Presse . Lima | Updated at 02:22pm on November 30, 2019

    Peru opposition leader Keiko Fujimori was released from prison Friday after spending 13 months in pre-trial detention in a corruption case linked to Brazilian construction...

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    17 dead, 30 hurt in Peru road accident

    Agence France-Presse . Lima | Updated at 12:54pm on October 02, 2019

    At least 17 people were killed and some 30 injured when a bus plunged off a cliff on Tuesday in the mountainous Cusco region of...

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    Peru president dissolves parliament, calls for elections

    Agence France-Presse . Lima | Updated at 01:12pm on October 01, 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. The announcement...

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    Archeologists find remains of 227 sacrificed children in Peru

    Agence France-Presse . Lima | Updated at 01:55pm on August 28, 2019

    Archeologists in Peru say the 227 bodies they have unearthed from a site used by the pre-Columbian Chimu culture is the biggest-ever discovery of sacrificed...

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    Tite tells Messi to show respect

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on July 09, 2019

    Brazil coach Tite told Lionel Messi to show some respect following claims from the Argentina captain that the Copa America had been ‘fixed’ so the...

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    Brazil win Copa despite Jesus dismissal

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 06:12am on July 08, 2019

    Ten-man Brazil held on to win the Copa America on home soil despite Gabriel Jesus’s dismissal with a 3-1 victory over Peru on Sunday. Jesus...

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    One dead, 26 injured in Peru earthquake

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:57pm on May 27, 2019

    A powerful 8.0-earthquake toppled houses, blocked roads and knocked...

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    Facing arrest, Peru ex-president Garcia kills self

    Agence France-Presse . Lima | Updated at 01:52am on April 18, 2019

    Peru’s former president Alan Garcia died in hospital on Wednesday after shooting himself in the head at his home as police were about to arrest...

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