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International court urges Peru not to release ex-president Fujimori from jail
Country’s highest court orders freeing of Alberto Fujimori as Inter-American court points to conviction of human rights crimes

Dan Collyns in Lima

06, Dec, 2023 @8:08 PM

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‘Everything is dry and very sad’: Lake Titicaca gripped by drought crisis
The waters of South America’s largest freshwater lake have severely receded leaving the Indigenous people around its shores struggling to maintain their livelihoods

Words and photographs by Magda Gibelli in Puno

22, Nov, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Women behind the lens: ‘Corn seeds are laid like newborns on the same Quechua cloth’
The scene reminded me of my origins. My grandmother wrapped me in a handwoven Quechua cloth in the same way

Florence Goupil

01, Nov, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘My mother’s neurosurgeon loved Berghain’: producer Sofia Kourtesis on love, loss and her debut album
The Peruvian artist left her country for Berlin to be comfortable in her sexuality – then family illness took her back. She’s poured the turmoil into one of the year’s best dance albums

Dhruva Balram

31, Oct, 2023 @12:00 PM

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‘There was no one better’: Peruvian singer finally takes her place among all-time greats
She was compared to Billie Holiday and Edith Piaf. Now, fifty years after her death, Lucha Reyes finds a new audience

Sam Jones in Madrid and Dan Collyns in Lima

29, Oct, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Environmental crime money easy to stash in US due to loopholes, report finds
Secrecy and lax oversight mean illegal loggers and miners in Amazon can park billions in real estate and other assets

Jonathan Watts

26, Oct, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Mario Vargas Llosa says latest novel will be his last
Nobel prize-winning Peruvian author still plans to write an essay on Sartre that ‘will be the last thing I write’

Sam Jones in Madrid

26, Oct, 2023 @12:05 PM

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Lederhosen in the Amazon: an Austro-German enclave in Peru keeps traditions alive
Every year, descendants of 19th-century emigrants to Pozuzo celebrate their unique history with dances, dirndls and beer

Dan Collyns in Pozuzo

25, Oct, 2023 @10:30 AM

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Peru’s melting glaciers bring new harvests – and fears for the future
Water surplus has opened up short-term opportunities for a struggling community in the Cordillera Blanca – but what happens when it runs out?

Peter Yeung in the Cordillera Blanca

13, Oct, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Dozens of Malaysians rescued in Peru after being trafficked to commit online fraud
Malaysian foreign ministry says 43 of its citizens were freed in Lima after being forced to take part in ‘Macau scam’

Staff and agencies in Kuala Lumpur

09, Oct, 2023 @10:12 PM

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Hanging by a thread: Peruvian alpaca breeders’ way of life under threat
For generations alpaca fleece has been prized for use in textiles. But the changing climate in the high Andes has led to a drop in production and many farmers are struggling to survive

Andrei Netto. Photographs by Alessandro Cinque

06, Oct, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Paddington in Peru films in Colombia – sparking row over legislation in Peru
Peruvian film-makers outraged over legislation to revitalise industry after film chooses Colombia as shooting location

Dan Collyns in Lima

05, Oct, 2023 @10:30 AM

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