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# lima - Last month November 2022

Two firefighters killed in Peru as plane hits airport fire truck
# Lima
# Lima

Two firefighters killed in Peru as plane hits airport fire truck

Nov 19th 2022, 11:05 AM 13,973 Views 0 Comments

Footage taken by witnesses and broadcast by Peruvian television channels showed the plane.

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Peru president faces calls to resign after three protesters killed
# Lima
# Lima

Peru president faces calls to resign after three protesters killed

Nov 15th 2020, 9:40 AM 13,917 Views 3 Comments

Seven ministers of Peru’s cabinet resigned last night.

Nine killed in Peru prison protest against overcrowded conditions during pandemic
# Lima
# Lima

Nine killed in Peru prison protest against overcrowded conditions during pandemic

Apr 28th 2020, 8:00 PM 13,163 Views 4 Comments

Officials said the nine inmates were shot during clashes with authorities.

'We're just so grateful': 100 Irish citizens land back in Dublin after repatriation flight from Peru
# Coming Home
# Coming Home

'We're just so grateful': 100 Irish citizens land back in Dublin after repatriation flight from Peru

Updated Mar 30th 2020, 7:48 PM 104,421 Views 88 Comments

Breandán from Co Cork said that it was a “surreal” experience having a Peruvian escort to the airport to catch the flight home.

Ex-Peru president kills himself after attempted police arrest
# Alan Garcia
# Alan Garcia

Ex-Peru president kills himself after attempted police arrest

Apr 17th 2019, 5:09 PM 29,635 Views 11 Comments

The attempted arrest took place at 6.30 am at Alan García’s home.

Irish missionary set to return to Peru despite being shot by armed gang
# Gerard Desmond
# Gerard Desmond

Irish missionary set to return to Peru despite being shot by armed gang

Jun 4th 2018, 8:29 AM 13,068 Views 13 Comments

Fr Desmond was attacked by an armed gang after he withdrew money to pay builders working on the primary school.

Irish priest shot in the feet after being followed on way back from bank in Peru
# Lima
# Lima

Irish priest shot in the feet after being followed on way back from bank in Peru

Apr 30th 2018, 12:48 PM 23,798 Views 21 Comments

He was followed home by three armed men who beat him and shot him before taking money.

All Black out-half Sopoaga has reportedly agreed move to Wasps
# Sting In The Tail
From The42
# Sting In The Tail

All Black out-half Sopoaga has reportedly agreed move to Wasps

Jan 10th 2018, 2:53 PM 7,640 Views 13 Comments

The vacuum behind Beauden Barrett has sucked another 10 to the northern hemisphere.

Two Irish architects have scooped a world prize for a brutalist university building
# Machu Picchu
# Machu Picchu

Two Irish architects have scooped a world prize for a brutalist university building

Nov 24th 2016, 8:28 AM 35,057 Views 40 Comments

Grafton Architects, led by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, won the first-ever RIBA International Prize for their project in Lima, Peru.

Drugs mule Melissa Reid released from prison in Peru
# Cocaine Smuggling
# Cocaine Smuggling

Drugs mule Melissa Reid released from prison in Peru

Jun 22nd 2016, 7:26 AM 31,766 Views 34 Comments

The Scottish woman is on the way back to the UK.

Melissa Reid to be released from prison in Peru
# Cocaine Smuggling
# Cocaine Smuggling

Melissa Reid to be released from prison in Peru

May 14th 2016, 7:34 AM 27,549 Views 33 Comments

The Scottish woman was arrested in August 2013 with Michaella McCollum from Co Tyrone.

A wanted man thought his mugshot was 'terrible' so he sent police a selfie instead
# On The Run
From The Daily Edge
# On The Run

A wanted man thought his mugshot was 'terrible' so he sent police a selfie instead

Jan 12th 2016, 8:17 AM 4,418 Views 2 Comments

Who among us would not, in fairness.

Peru 2 to spend Christmas in Lima prison as strike delays court hearing
# Lima
# Lima

Peru 2 to spend Christmas in Lima prison as strike delays court hearing

Dec 14th 2015, 4:11 PM 31,272 Views 59 Comments

The two women had been hoping to be transferred to prisons in the UK to finish their sentences closer to their families.

'Bible-toting' police officers dressed up as priests to bust drug dealer
# Out On A Lima
# Out On A Lima

'Bible-toting' police officers dressed up as priests to bust drug dealer

Sep 2nd 2015, 3:50 PM 15,429 Views 18 Comments

“As we are fighting crime, we have to be a little ingenious.”

This whole community lives in a sprawling South American graveyard
# Peru
# Peru

This whole community lives in a sprawling South American graveyard

Aug 9th 2015, 2:00 PM 17,384 Views 11 Comments

The poor sleep among the dead in a neighbourhood just outside Peru’s capital city.

Dozens of dogs get hitched in mass canine wedding
# Dog Day Afternoon
From The Daily Edge
# Dog Day Afternoon

Dozens of dogs get hitched in mass canine wedding

May 19th 2014, 6:00 PM 9,771 Views 25 Comments

The slightly bonkers big day happened in Lima, Peru over the weekend.

47 One Direction fans treated for asphyxia at Peru concert
# South America
From The Daily Edge
# South America

47 One Direction fans treated for asphyxia at Peru concert

May 1st 2014, 9:30 AM 2,635 Views 0 Comments

The band are on a huge tour of South America.

Brazilian striker Lima scored with this absolute rocket in the Europa League
# Pick It Out
From The42
# Pick It Out

Brazilian striker Lima scored with this absolute rocket in the Europa League

Apr 24th 2014, 10:37 PM 4,307 Views 3 Comments

The former Braga forward won the game for the Portuguese side in powerful style.

'Peru 2' may soon be one as Reid's parents pay to bring her home
# Drug Smuggling
# Drug Smuggling

'Peru 2' may soon be one as Reid's parents pay to bring her home

Feb 10th 2014, 9:45 PM 75,905 Views 70 Comments

Reid’s parents have reportedly paid £3,500 so she can apply for a prison transfer and serve her sentence in Scotland, leaving her Northern Irish friend behind in Peru.

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Dec 9th 2013, 11:42 PM 15,084 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about the resignation of the CRC boss, the major jobs announcement in Limerick and tomorrow’s service for ‘Madiba’…

Sentencing of ‘Peru 2′ postponed due to judges’ strike
# Peru
# Peru

Sentencing of ‘Peru 2′ postponed due to judges’ strike

Dec 9th 2013, 11:20 PM 29,690 Views 0 Comments

Michaela McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid were due to be sentenced today. No new date has been set for their court appearance.

Peru pair face sentences of six years and 8 months
# Michaella McCollum Connolly
# Michaella McCollum Connolly

Peru pair face sentences of six years and 8 months

Sep 25th 2013, 8:05 AM 14,588 Views 99 Comments

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid entered guilty pleas at a court hearing last night.

Michaella McCollum Connolly pleads guilty to drug offences in Peru
# Peru
# Peru

Michaella McCollum Connolly pleads guilty to drug offences in Peru

Sep 24th 2013, 7:58 PM 35,998 Views 0 Comments

She now faces a minimum of six years and eight months in prison with no parole.

Michaella co-accused to plead guilty - reports
# Michaella McCollum Connolly
# Michaella McCollum Connolly

Michaella co-accused to plead guilty - reports

Sep 15th 2013, 9:00 PM 34,621 Views 128 Comments

A guilty plea would ensure Melissa Reid a shorter sentence.

The Peru two to consider their plea and the story of their kidnap and arrest
# Drug Trafficking
# Drug Trafficking

The Peru two to consider their plea and the story of their kidnap and arrest

Sep 1st 2013, 3:57 PM 30,779 Views 0 Comments

Michaella McCollum Connolly’s lawyer also outlined the chain of events that led to her arrest.

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in jail, and their wish list revealed
# Peru
# Peru

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in jail, and their wish list revealed

Aug 23rd 2013, 8:29 PM 59,270 Views 0 Comments

Toilet roll, Pringles, Oreos and a sports bra, were among some of the items requested as well as stamps and envelopes to write letters home.

PICS: Michaella and Melissa refused bail and head to Peruvian jail
# Drug Trafficking
# Drug Trafficking

PICS: Michaella and Melissa refused bail and head to Peruvian jail

Aug 21st 2013, 10:37 PM 33,481 Views 0 Comments

The pair were arrested two weeks ago at Lima’s international airport with 11 kilograms of cocaine.

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in Peruvian court over drug trafficking charges
# Drug Trafficking
# Drug Trafficking

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in Peruvian court over drug trafficking charges

Aug 20th 2013, 4:37 PM 37,076 Views 38 Comments

Connolly’s lawyer Peter Madden said the Tyrone woman would be protesting her innocence.

Michaella's brother visits her in Peruvian police custody ahead of trial
# Peru
# Peru

Michaella's brother visits her in Peruvian police custody ahead of trial

Aug 19th 2013, 10:46 PM 26,899 Views 0 Comments

He visited his sister at the national police anti-drug headquarters where Michaella and her companion Melissa Reid are being held.

Irish priest in Lima: Michaella was 'conned' and prisons are 'violent'
# Drugs
# Drugs

Irish priest in Lima: Michaella was 'conned' and prisons are 'violent'

Aug 16th 2013, 10:33 AM 33,494 Views 79 Comments

Michaella McCollum Connolly’s solicitor has flown to Peru ahead of today’s preliminary court hearing.

“I don’t really want to talk to any journalist at any stage” – Michaella McCollum Connolly
# Michaella McCollum Connolly
# Michaella McCollum Connolly

“I don’t really want to talk to any journalist at any stage” – Michaella McCollum Connolly

Aug 14th 2013, 10:18 PM 64,573 Views 227 Comments

In a video posted last night, Michaella says that she is not being given enough to drink.

Michaella and Melissa's court appearance delayed in Peru
# Michaella McCollum Connolly
# Michaella McCollum Connolly

Michaella and Melissa's court appearance delayed in Peru

Aug 14th 2013, 8:08 AM 25,836 Views 248 Comments

The pair have been visited by the former honorary consul of Ireland in Peru and Archbishop of Lima Seán Walsh.

Video: Irish woman Michaella McCollum Connolly in Lima drugs bust
# Drugs Bust
# Drugs Bust

Video: Irish woman Michaella McCollum Connolly in Lima drugs bust

Aug 13th 2013, 9:18 AM 44,786 Views 271 Comments

Footage of a Peru police video has emerged. Watch it here.

'Missing' Michaella McCollum Connolly visited by British embassy in Peru
# Cocaine
# Cocaine

'Missing' Michaella McCollum Connolly visited by British embassy in Peru

Aug 11th 2013, 2:52 PM 46,198 Views 71 Comments

The larger the amount of drugs the longer the sentence in Peru, and if convicted, the women could face up to 25 years in prison.

27 juvenile inmates escape from Peruvian jail
# Peru
# Peru

27 juvenile inmates escape from Peruvian jail

Jan 2nd 2013, 7:46 AM 5,587 Views 6 Comments

The inmates, who broke out in two groups, took advantage of distractions over the New Year period to make a run for it.

Get up, Stand up: Irish paddle surfers off to Peru for world championships
# Making Waves
From The42
# Making Waves

Get up, Stand up: Irish paddle surfers off to Peru for world championships

Feb 8th 2012, 1:16 PM 1,101 Views 0 Comments

A group of six are set to compete in the very first international competition of its kind in Lima later this month.