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Prolonged Peru mine protest ends after dispatch of soldiers

Reuters
LIMA, April 22 (Reuters) – Peru said on Friday a group of indigenous communities had lifted a protest against Southern Copper Corp’s (SCCO.N) Cuajone copper mine that had forced a suspension of production for more than 50 days. The government had declared a state of emergency in the region earlier......

Secret Service officers fatally shoot intruder at Peruvian ambassador’s residence in D.C.

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A man was fatally shot by officers from the Secret Service after breaking windows of the Peruvian ambassador’s residence in Washington, D.C., police said Wednesday. Though many details surrounding the shooting remain unclear, officials said it appears to be......

Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Ecuador learn World Cup foes: What to expect

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Twenty years have gone by since South America last got its hands on the World Cup. Since then, strikingly, every Brazil campaign has ended as soon as they have come up against European opposition in the knockout rounds. And though Argentina got past Switzerland, Belgium and the Netherlands in 2014,......

Peru community plans opposition to Las Bambas mine expansion

Reuters
LIMA, March 25 (Reuters) – A Peruvian community has threatened to oppose the expansion of MMG Ltd’s (1208.HK) major Las Bambas copper mine, according to a document seen by Reuters, hinting at a new flashpoint for the project shortly after the state approved the increase in production. Located in the......

Uruguay, Peru hope to seal World Cup passage as Chile, Colombia fates look dire

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Brazil and Argentina crossed the line long ago in South America’s World Cup qualifiers, and have guaranteed their place in Qatar. Barring a mathematical mishap, Ecuador will also soon join them. It is certainly possible to imagine two sides managing to catch up with Ecuador’s total of 25 points in......

Peru PM confirms departure after four days on job; Castillo faces Cabinet reshuffle

Reuters
LIMA, Feb 5 (Reuters) – Peruvian Prime Minister Hector Valer confirmed on Saturday that he is departing just four days after being named to the post, following allegations that he beat his daughter and late wife, creating a new leadership vacuum in the Andean nation. President Pedro Castillo said on......

Ecuador inches towards World Cup berth as Colombia flounder

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Going into the 21st century, Ecuador had never been to a World Cup. They have now played in three, and a 1-1 draw away to Peru on Tuesday takes them very close to a fourth. It is just possible to find a way that they can be overtaken by two......

Ecuador on verge of World Cup berth but face stern test in Peru

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Ecuador and Peru face a tough match as both eye a World Cup qualifying berth. MB Media/Getty Images Brazil and Argentina are already over the line — and Ecuador will become the third World Cup qualifier from South America if they win away to Peru on Tuesday night. It is the......

Which CONMEBOL giant will miss out on the World Cup?

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South America’s World Cup qualification campaign is now in the home straight, and two of the riders have already crossed the line. With four rounds still to play, Brazil and Argentina have both booked their place in Qatar — which is a partial explanation for the absence of Neymar and......

‘Smells like death’: Peru oil spill clear-up drags on as fishermen count cost

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LIMA, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Spanish energy firm Repsol (REP.MC) said on Friday a clear-up operation for a major oil spill on the coast near Peru’s capital Lima would take until the end of February, in an environmental incident declared a ‘catastrophe’ by the government. Dead seals, fish and birds......

Two people drowned by abnormally high waves in Peru after Tonga volcano

Reuters
LIMA, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Two people drowned off a beach in northern Peru, the local civil defense authority reported on Sunday, after unusually high waves were recorded in several coastal areas following Saturday’s eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga in the Pacific Ocean. The death of two people......

Peru urges vaccine sellers to extend expiration dates to cut risk of losses

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A healthcare worker administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine to a woman during an initiative to vaccinate people over 12 years old, in Lima, Peru December 6, 2021. REUTERS/Sebastian Castaneda/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LIMA, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Peru’s......

‘Tacky’ to ‘demoralizing’: Travel writers share their biggest ‘bucket list’ disappointments

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The pandemic caused many people to reevaluate their travel bucket lists. Some destinations moved higher on people’s lists, while other places are being dropped altogether. For help on what to keep and what to nix, we asked seasoned travel writers......

Astranis signs deal to bring satellite internet to 3 million people in Peru by 2023

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A visualization shows an Astranis satellite over Peru in orbit. Astranis Astranis, a San Francisco-based company with an alternative approach to providing internet access from satellites, on Wednesday announced a deal that would bring broadband to millions of people in......

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