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#Peru

# peru - Saturday 3 July, 2021

10-man Brazil continue Copa America defence after booking semi-final spot
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

10-man Brazil continue Copa America defence after booking semi-final spot

Jul 3rd 2021, 9:34 AM 8,013 Views 3 Comments

The reigning champions will face Peru who defeated Paraguay on penalties.

# peru - Monday 16 November, 2020

Manuel Merino resigns as Peru president after just five days in power
# Peru
# Peru

Manuel Merino resigns as Peru president after just five days in power

Nov 16th 2020, 7:31 AM 21,145 Views 4 Comments

Thousands have taken to the streets in days of protests against Merino.

# peru - Sunday 15 November, 2020

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 13,901 Views 3 Comments

Seven ministers of Peru’s cabinet resigned last night.

# peru - Sunday 23 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 23rd 2020, 4:54 PM 30,568 Views 10 Comments

Six people, including three police officers, were injured.

# peru - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

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 13,077 Views 4 Comments

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
# Gender Divide
# Gender Divide

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

Apr 3rd 2020, 8:29 AM 26,033 Views 25 Comments

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
# 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 104,371 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.

# peru - Friday 27 March, 2020

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

Newcastle legend Nobby Solano arrested, denies breaking lockdown to party

Mar 27th 2020, 5:58 PM 9,721 Views 2 Comments

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
# Simon Coveney
# Simon Coveney

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

Mar 27th 2020, 9:17 AM 21,394 Views 22 Comments

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
# Stranded Abroad
# Stranded Abroad

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

Updated Mar 25th 2020, 9:36 PM 56,046 Views 41 Comments

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
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

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

Mar 22nd 2020, 2:13 PM 28,026 Views 25 Comments

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'
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

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

Updated Mar 21st 2020, 9:43 PM 85,943 Views 62 Comments

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'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Mar 20th 2020, 2:24 PM 24,014 Views 8 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Mar 19th 2020, 3:37 PM 36,087 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Guardiola and Klopp lead nominees for Fifa coach awards

Jul 31st 2019, 3:01 PM 2,804 Views 19 Comments

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

# peru - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

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

'Messi played the referee against PSG' - Silva

Jul 9th 2019, 8:49 AM 6,949 Views 0 Comments

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

# peru - Monday 8 July, 2019

'I need to grow up' - Jesus apologises for reaction to Copa America final red card
# Dismissal
From The42
# Dismissal

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

Jul 8th 2019, 10:48 AM 9,197 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Messi needs to have more respect, Brazil coach insists

Jul 8th 2019, 8:10 AM 4,524 Views 1 Comment

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

# peru - Thursday 4 July, 2019

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

Copa America holders Chile crash out in semi-final upset

Jul 4th 2019, 8:02 AM 9,964 Views 3 Comments

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

# peru - Sunday 30 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 30th 2019, 10:10 AM 6,236 Views 3 Comments

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
# Montevideo Nasty
From The42
# Montevideo Nasty

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

Jun 29th 2019, 10:41 PM 9,903 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 22nd 2019, 10:24 AM 2,898 Views 0 Comments

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
# Alan Garcia
# Alan Garcia

Ex-Peru president kills himself after attempted police arrest

Apr 17th 2019, 5:09 PM 29,620 Views 11 Comments

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
# LAND TO OCEAN
# LAND TO OCEAN

Fossil of prehistoric four-legged whale discovered in Peru

Apr 5th 2019, 8:12 AM 22,180 Views 28 Comments

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)
# First Christmas
# First Christmas

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

Nov 29th 2018, 5:14 PM 1,732 Views 3 Comments

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
# Crisis
# Crisis

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

Aug 24th 2018, 8:30 PM 24,477 Views 42 Comments

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

# peru - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 17th 2018, 3:29 PM 3,577 Views 3 Comments

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
# A Long Time Coming
From The42
# A Long Time Coming

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

Jun 26th 2018, 5:45 PM 6,742 Views 2 Comments

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
# Gerard Desmond
# Gerard Desmond

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

Jun 4th 2018, 8:29 AM 13,029 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 3rd 2018, 9:49 PM 7,609 Views 4 Comments

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
# Lima
# Lima

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

Apr 30th 2018, 12:48 PM 23,775 Views 21 Comments

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
# Shaman
# Shaman

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

Apr 24th 2018, 10:45 PM 20,911 Views 21 Comments

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
# Machu Picchu
# Machu Picchu

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

Jan 3rd 2018, 5:42 PM 12,573 Views 1 Comment

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'
# Devil's Curve
# Devil's Curve

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

Jan 3rd 2018, 7:49 AM 20,459 Views 5 Comments

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
# Study
# Study

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

Dec 22nd 2017, 8:00 PM 6,725 Views 7 Comments

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

# peru - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 20th 2017, 9:22 PM 4,377 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 8th 2017, 3:55 PM 5,242 Views 7 Comments

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
# Eastern Promise
From The42
# Eastern Promise

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

Dec 1st 2017, 4:51 PM 8,793 Views 7 Comments

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
# Road To Russia
From The42
# Road To Russia

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

Dec 1st 2017, 4:04 PM 28,265 Views 55 Comments

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

# peru - Thursday 16 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 16th 2017, 12:59 PM 7,160 Views 5 Comments

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

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