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Friday 3 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Peru

Last week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# Peru
At least 25 dead after Peru bus accident, say police
The bus was en route to the border with Ecuador when it left the road.
Last month
January 2023
# Peru
Peru protests see 45 dead and police station burned down as president pleas for calm
The government in Peru has imposed a state of emergency as protests rage on
# Lima
Protesters stream into Peru’s capital demanding resignation of president
The protests follow a weeks-long movement to demand Dina Boluarte’s resignation, the dissolution of Congress, and immediate elections.
# Peru
Peru braces for new rally in Lima against President Boluarte despite state of emergency
At least 42 people have died in five weeks of clashes between protesters and security forces.
# Lima
Peru declares state of emergency in capital following severe protests
A state of emergency will be in effect for 30 days in response to the weeks-long protests which have killed 42.
# Peru
At least 17 dead in latest Peru political clashes
Protesters were demanding the departure of the president, who took over after the ousting and arrest of the previous president.
Last year
2022
# pedro castillo
Peru president ousted and arrested after bid to dissolve Congress
Vice President Dina Boluarte has become Peru’s first woman president.
# Lima
Two firefighters killed in Peru as plane hits airport fire truck
Footage taken by witnesses and broadcast by Peruvian television channels showed the plane.
# To The Wire
Australia beat Peru after sudden death penalties to secure place at World Cup finals
The playoff between the Asian and South American qualifiers had been goalless after 120 minutes.
# basilosaurus
36-million-year-old whale fossil unveiled after being found in Peruvian desert
The basilosaurus was found at the end of 2021 in the Ocucaje Desert.
# Peru
Seven people dead as tourist plane crashes near Peru's Nazca lines
The plane came down shortly after takeoff from the small airport of Maria Reiche in Nazca around noon.
# world cup qualifiers
Scenes as Peru stun goal-shy Colombia, Venezuelan Rondon's treble sinks Bolivia
Edison Flores gave Peru a smash-and-grab victory after David Ospina’s gaffe cost the hosts.
# environmental emergency
21 beaches polluted by oil spill in Peru linked to Tonga eruption
The Peruvian government has formed a committee to deal with the crisis.
All time
# Peru
7.5-magnitude earthquake hits Peru
The deep quake affected almost half of the country, including coastal and Andean regions, and the capital Lima.
# Wrap
10-man Brazil continue Copa America defence after booking semi-final spot
The reigning champions will face Peru who defeated Paraguay on penalties.
# Peru
Manuel Merino resigns as Peru president after just five days in power
Thousands have taken to the streets in days of protests against Merino.
# Lima
Peru president faces calls to resign after three protesters killed
Seven ministers of Peru’s cabinet resigned last night.
# Stampede
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.
# Lima
Nine killed in Peru prison protest against overcrowded conditions during pandemic
Officials said the nine inmates were shot during clashes with authorities.
# gender divide
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.
# Coming Home
'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.
# 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.
# Simon Coveney
Peru gives go-ahead for Irish citizens stranded in Peru to be flown home
Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Peruvian Foreign Minister
# stranded abroad
'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.
# Lockdown
Coveney confirms charter flight to repatriate Irish citizens stuck in Peru being arranged
There are currently 135 Irish citizens in Peru.
# Lockdown
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.
# Coronavirus
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.
# Coronavirus
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.
# 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.
# Claim
'Messi played the referee against PSG' - Silva
The Brazilian believes the Barcelona man has previously profited from poor calls at club level.
# Dismissal
'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.
# Selecao
Messi needs to have more respect, Brazil coach insists
Tite was unhappy with the Barcelona playmaker after his ‘corruption’ comments.
# 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.
# 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.
# montevideo nasty
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.
# 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.
# alan garcia
Ex-Peru president kills himself after attempted police arrest
The attempted arrest took place at 6.30 am at Alan García’s home.
# LAND TO OCEAN
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.
# first christmas
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.
# crisis
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.