Peru

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Peru demands compensation for disastrous oil spill caused by Tonga volcano
Volcanic eruption caused spill, described as the worst ecological disaster to hit country in recent history, at refineries operated by Spanish oil giant Repsol

Dan Collyns in Lima

19, Jan, 2022 @10:42 PM

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Peruvian statue’s giant penis thrills tourists but vandals are turned off
Visitors stop for selfies with 9ft representation of fertility symbol from pre-Columbian Mochica culture but phallus already damaged

Dan Collyns in Lima

07, Jan, 2022 @9:30 AM

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A seed for all seasons: can ancient methods future-proof food security in the Andes?
In Peru’s remote villages, farmers have used diverse crops to survive unpredictable weather for millennia. Now they are using this knowledge to adapt to the climate crisis

Dan Collyns in Choquecancha

25, Dec, 2021 @10:01 AM

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The world on screen: the best movies from Africa, Asia and Latin America
From a Somali love story to a deep dive into Congolese rumba, Guardian writers pick their favourite recent world cinema releases

Guardian writers

24, Dec, 2021 @3:00 PM

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‘A Francoist daydream’: how Spain’s right clings to its imperialist past
A Peruvian author fears her adopted home is far from an apology for its Latin American abuses

Sam Jones in Madrid

18, Dec, 2021 @4:54 PM

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UK’s Hochschild fights Peru’s plans to close mines over environmental impact
London-listed firm says it will ‘vigorously defend’ plan to continue mining gold and silver

Jillian Ambrose

22, Nov, 2021 @11:07 AM

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‘A remarkable history’: inside the exhibition bringing Peru’s past to life
A British Museum show on ancient Andean civilisations is revealing new insights into their views of time, society and war

Nicholas Wroe

11, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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‘A trippy tale of hallucinogens and human sacrifice’: Peru: A Journey in Time – review
Cactus highs and shamanic pan pipe rituals abound in this celebration of an ancient folk culture that marched to its own drumbeat

Jonathan Jones

09, Nov, 2021 @5:00 PM

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‘My mission has been accomplished’: how Susana Baca resurrected Afro-Peruvian music
In her 50-year career, Baca has been a singer, ethnomusicologist and Peru’s minister of culture. As she releases her 16th album, she reveals why her work is as vital as it has ever been

Ammar Kalia

20, Oct, 2021 @7:34 AM

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Fever Dream review – a beautiful and bonkers future cult classic
Director Claudia Llosa returns to form with a woozy work about a cosy domesticity in rural Argentina shattered by uncanny intruders

Leslie Felperin

07, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Peruvians split on how to handle Shining Path leader’s remains
Absence of a firm decision by Peru’s new leftist government has sown doubts about the cabinet’s willingness to act

Dan Collyns in Lima

17, Sep, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Abimael Guzmán, leader of Peru’s Shining Path, dies aged 86
Founder of Maoist insurgents that terrorised Peru in 1980s and 1990s dies in military prison where he was serving life sentence

Dan Collyns Lima

11, Sep, 2021 @7:02 PM

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