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#Peru

# peru - Sunday 23 August, 2020

At least 13 dead in crush at nightclub in Peru after police raid over Covid-19 violations

Six people, including three police officers, were injured.

# peru - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Nine killed in Peru prison protest against overcrowded conditions during pandemic

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

# peru - Friday 3 April, 2020

Peru restrictions: Men and women given alternative days to go outside in bid to slow virus spread

Meanwhile, security forces in the Philippines have been told to “shoot dead” anyone causing trouble in lockdown areas.

# peru - Monday 30 March, 2020

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

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

# peru - Friday 27 March, 2020

From The42 Newcastle legend Nobby Solano arrested, denies breaking lockdown to party Set Up

Newcastle legend Nobby Solano arrested, denies breaking lockdown to party

The Peruvian says he was having lunch with his family at a friend’s home.

Peru gives go-ahead for Irish citizens stranded in Peru to be flown home

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Peruvian Foreign Minister

# peru - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

'This eclipses the shutdowns following 9/11': The battle to get 2,000 Irish citizens home

The majority of stranded Irish citizens are in Australia or New Zealand, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.

# peru - Sunday 22 March, 2020

Coveney confirms charter flight to repatriate Irish citizens stuck in Peru being arranged

There are currently 135 Irish citizens in Peru.

# peru - Saturday 21 March, 2020

Simon Coveney reassures Irish citizens stuck in Peru amid reports that 'all airports to close tonight'

It was hoped that a flight would be organised to get Irish people out of Peru before the lockdown escalates further.

# peru - Friday 20 March, 2020

Irish citizen stranded in Peru: 'We'll figure out how to get the money for flights home'

The Irish government is gauging interest from the estimated 100 Irish people on who want to fly home this weekend.

# peru - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Stranded in Peru: Irish citizens struggling to get home are offered London flights costing €3,000

It’s thought that there are at least 30 Irish tourists stranded in Peru after a sudden 15-day lockdown was announced.

# peru - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

From The42 Guardiola and Klopp lead nominees for Fifa coach awards Top Bosses

Guardiola and Klopp lead nominees for Fifa coach awards

Jill Ellis and Phil Neville are among the contenders for the Women’s accolade.

# peru - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

From The42 'Messi played the referee against PSG' - Silva Claim

'Messi played the referee against PSG' - Silva

The Brazilian believes the Barcelona man has previously profited from poor calls at club level.

# peru - Monday 8 July, 2019

From The42 'I need to grow up' - Jesus apologises for reaction to Copa America final red card Dismissal This post contains videos

'I need to grow up' - Jesus apologises for reaction to Copa America final red card

The Brazil forward lashed out at the VAR cabin, before being pictured in tears in the tunnel.

From The42 Messi needs to have more respect, Brazil coach insists Selecao

Messi needs to have more respect, Brazil coach insists

Tite was unhappy with the Barcelona playmaker after his ‘corruption’ comments.

# peru - Thursday 4 July, 2019

From The42 Copa America holders Chile crash out in semi-final upset Rout

Copa America holders Chile crash out in semi-final upset

Two first-half goals and a late third from Paolo Guerrero guided Peru to the tournament finale.

# peru - Sunday 30 June, 2019

From The42 Three disallowed goals not responsible for shock Copa America exit, says Uruguay manager No Excuses

Three disallowed goals not responsible for shock Copa America exit, says Uruguay manager

Luis Suarez’s penalty shoot-out miss proved costly for the Celeste, who saw three goals ruled out during the 90 minutes.

# peru - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Suarez miss decisive as Peru knock Uruguay out of Copa America in shoot-out

Although Uruguay dominated the quarter-final, they were undone on spot-kicks following a goalless draw and three disallowed goals.

# peru - Saturday 22 June, 2019

From The42 'Take my word of honour': Brazil manager denies using drone to spy on Peru at Copa America Spygate

'Take my word of honour': Brazil manager denies using drone to spy on Peru at Copa America

Amid accusations of spying, Tite has denied that he used a drone to watch his opponent’s training.

# peru - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Ex-Peru president kills himself after attempted police arrest

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

# peru - Friday 5 April, 2019

Fossil of prehistoric four-legged whale discovered in Peru

Scientists say the creature measured about 13 feet in length and could likely walk and swim.

# peru - Thursday 29 November, 2018

My first Christmas... away from home (and 3,400 metres up in the Andes)

Trudi McDonald from Cavan recalls her first December 25 away from the family. A long, long way away.

# peru - Friday 24 August, 2018

Venezuelans rush to Peru to beat passport deadline as mass exodus continues

Local churches have been handing out food to the weary and hungry migrants as they wait.

# peru - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

From The42 Peru striker Guerrero cleared to play (for now) despite positive test for 'cocaine' Limbo

Peru striker Guerrero cleared to play (for now) despite positive test for 'cocaine'

The CAS decision to ban Guerrero for 14 months, put on hold for the World Cup, could be reimposed in the coming weeks.

# peru - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Striker who had drugs ban lifted fires Peru to World Cup victory and sends Socceroos packing

Captain Paolo Guerrero set up the first and scored the second against Australia at Fisht Stadium.

# peru - Monday 4 June, 2018

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

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

# peru - Sunday 3 June, 2018

From The42 Peru captain grabs two goals just days after World Cup ban for drug use is overturned Brace

Peru captain grabs two goals just days after World Cup ban for drug use is overturned

Paolo Guerrero was cleared to play at the World Cup after his long legal battle against a 14-month drugs suspension.

# peru - Monday 30 April, 2018

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

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

# peru - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Peru police hunt for men wanted in connection with lynching of Canadian man suspected of killing elderly shaman

Grisly footage of the man’s death at the hands of a mob has been widely circulated on social media.

# peru - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

River searched for 16 missing people after Peruvian bridge collapses into valley

At least 30 people were on the bridge when it collapsed during torrential rains yesterday.

At least 48 people die after bus goes off Peru's 'Devil's Curve'

It plunged 100 metres and landed upside down on rocks at the edge of the sea.

# peru - Friday 22 December, 2017

Vampire bat rabies kills hundreds of cows a year as it spreads across Peru

It’s thought that raising awareness of the disease could reduce the cost associated with vampire bat rabies.

# peru - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

From The42 Peru captain cleared to play at World Cup after Fifa reduce drug ban Russia 2018

Peru captain cleared to play at World Cup after Fifa reduce drug ban

Paolo Guerrero tested positive for cocaine but his revised suspension will now end before this summer’s World Cup in Russia.

# peru - Friday 8 December, 2017

From The42 Peru captain to miss their first World Cup in 36 years due to ban for failed drug test Punishment

Peru captain to miss their first World Cup in 36 years due to ban for failed drug test

Former Bayern Munich striker Paolo Guerrero won’t be leading his country to Russia next summer.

# peru - Friday 1 December, 2017

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# peru - Thursday 16 November, 2017

From The42 Celebrations in Lima triggered earthquake warnings as Peru ended a 36-year World Cup wait Seismic

Celebrations in Lima triggered earthquake warnings as Peru ended a 36-year World Cup wait

Several earthquake detection apps sent warnings of a tremor in the Peruvian capital after Jefferson Farfan’s opener.

From The42 Peru get the better of New Zealand to qualify for World Cup after 36-year wait Last In This post contains videos

Peru get the better of New Zealand to qualify for World Cup after 36-year wait

Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos scored as the South Americans reached the finals for the first time since 1982.

# peru - Saturday 11 November, 2017

# peru - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

England warned over paper planes in latest Fifa clamp-down

FIFA has punished five nations in Central and South America following homophobic chants in recent World Cup qualifiers.

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