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#Peru

# peru - Thursday 16 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 16th 2017, 8:05 AM 5,961 Views 3 Comments

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

# peru - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Toothless Peru held in New Zealand as tense draw leaves World Cup berth in the balance
# Road To Russia
From The42
# Road To Russia

Toothless Peru held in New Zealand as tense draw leaves World Cup berth in the balance

Nov 11th 2017, 8:53 AM 6,773 Views 11 Comments

The game finished 0-0 in Wellington.

# peru - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

England warned over paper planes in latest Fifa clamp-down
# And Take Your Money
From The42
# And Take Your Money

England warned over paper planes in latest Fifa clamp-down

Nov 7th 2017, 6:22 PM 6,332 Views 6 Comments

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

# peru - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Chilean FA will not report Peru and Colombia for alleged World Cup 'pact'
# Spilt Milk
From The42
# Spilt Milk

Chilean FA will not report Peru and Colombia for alleged World Cup 'pact'

Oct 12th 2017, 8:34 PM 6,303 Views 6 Comments

The last five minutes in Lima saw Radamel Falcao hold veiled talks with Colombia’s rivals during their 1-1 draw.

# peru - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Alexis Sanchez won't be at the World Cup after Arsenal team-mate's bizarre blunder
# Oh Dear
From The42
# Oh Dear

Alexis Sanchez won't be at the World Cup after Arsenal team-mate's bizarre blunder

Oct 11th 2017, 1:27 PM 17,004 Views 20 Comments

Colombia’s David Ospina parried an indirect set-piece into his own net, which earned a point for Peru.

# peru - Friday 6 October, 2017

A World Cup without Messi? Argentina's qualifying bid is in danger after Peru stalemate
# Up In The Air
From The42
# Up In The Air

A World Cup without Messi? Argentina's qualifying bid is in danger after Peru stalemate

Oct 6th 2017, 10:10 AM 7,664 Views 33 Comments

They werre held to a 0-0 draw in Buenos Aires last night.

# peru - Saturday 29 July, 2017

'Did you know Roger Casement helped to liberate natives in the Amazon jungle?'
# Peruvian Community
# Peruvian Community

'Did you know Roger Casement helped to liberate natives in the Amazon jungle?'

Jul 29th 2017, 7:30 PM 6,791 Views 43 Comments

Ireland and Peru have so much in common, including our similar history writes Peruvian in Ireland, Gianmarco Alvarado.

# peru - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Potatoes have been grown in conditions similar to those found on Mars
# SPUDS IN SPACE
# SPUDS IN SPACE

Potatoes have been grown in conditions similar to those found on Mars

Mar 30th 2017, 2:40 PM 9,928 Views 35 Comments

Straight out of the plot of 2015 film The Martian, scientists in Peru managed the feat.

# peru - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Peru is fighting to save 17 languages that are in danger of dying out
# Mother Tongue
# Mother Tongue

Peru is fighting to save 17 languages that are in danger of dying out

Feb 11th 2017, 8:00 AM 9,513 Views 9 Comments

The native way of life has been wiped out in parts of the Amazon.

# peru - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

President Higgins set to be awarded Peru’s highest honour
# Gran Collar
# Gran Collar

President Higgins set to be awarded Peru’s highest honour

Feb 8th 2017, 8:04 AM 15,302 Views 30 Comments

This trip is the first time an Irish President in office has visited Peru, Colombia and Cuba.

# peru - Thursday 24 November, 2016

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 35,023 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.

# peru - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Michaella McCollum returns home to Ireland months after release from Peru jail
# Peru
# Peru

Michaella McCollum returns home to Ireland months after release from Peru jail

Aug 14th 2016, 8:52 AM 35,077 Views 100 Comments

The convicted drug smuggler was pictured in Dublin Airport yesterday.

# peru - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

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 31,675 Views 31 Comments

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

# peru - Monday 13 June, 2016

Controversial handball knocks Brazil out of the Copa America
# Shocker
From The42
# Shocker

Controversial handball knocks Brazil out of the Copa America

Jun 13th 2016, 8:02 AM 9,592 Views 11 Comments

Brazil boss Dunga said his side’s fate was not decided by football.

# peru - Saturday 14 May, 2016

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 27,288 Views 33 Comments

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

# peru - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Fate of Melissa Reid to be decided in coming days
# Peru 2
# Peru 2

Fate of Melissa Reid to be decided in coming days

Apr 27th 2016, 11:46 AM 30,672 Views 28 Comments

The Scottish native has been in a Peruvian jail since 2013.

# peru - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Michaella McCollum issues legal proceedings against Irish newspaper
# Alleged Harassment
# Alleged Harassment

Michaella McCollum issues legal proceedings against Irish newspaper

Apr 5th 2016, 10:45 PM 90,520 Views 0 Comments

Her lawyer said staff from a daily newspaper subjected the McCollum family to “harassment and intimidation”.

# peru - Monday 4 April, 2016

Michaella McCollum's interview on RTÉ divided opinions last night
# Peru
# Peru

Michaella McCollum's interview on RTÉ divided opinions last night

Apr 4th 2016, 9:36 AM 72,559 Views 212 Comments

Everyone was talking about the interview last night, here’s what they were saying.

# peru - Friday 1 April, 2016

Michaella McCollum has been freed from prison in Peru
# Paroled
# Paroled

Michaella McCollum has been freed from prison in Peru

Apr 1st 2016, 4:33 PM 55,332 Views 100 Comments

The Tyrone native has been jailed there since 2013.

# peru - Friday 4 March, 2016

Tourists arrested after stripping naked for photos at Machu Picchu
# Peru
# Peru

Tourists arrested after stripping naked for photos at Machu Picchu

Mar 4th 2016, 8:52 AM 25,499 Views 39 Comments

The two men were reportedly charged with moral misconduct. after being detained by guards.

# peru - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

"Protection of life surpasses religion and politics. We cannot allow this country to promote death."
# Abortion
# Abortion

"Protection of life surpasses religion and politics. We cannot allow this country to promote death."

Nov 25th 2015, 7:44 PM 11,059 Views 119 Comments

Peru has rejected legalised abortions for victims of rape.

# peru - Saturday 12 September, 2015

How I went from 9-to-5 accountant to these South American waves for my office
# Opinion
# Opinion

How I went from 9-to-5 accountant to these South American waves for my office

Sep 12th 2015, 7:30 PM 878 Views 16 Comments

Richy O’Carroll didn’t want to have any regrets – so he decided to set sail for Peru.

# peru - Saturday 5 September, 2015

This woman was the sole survivor of a flight obliterated by a thunderstorm
# Miracle
# Miracle

This woman was the sole survivor of a flight obliterated by a thunderstorm

Sep 5th 2015, 10:15 AM 27,529 Views 6 Comments

Juliane Koepcke was believed to be dead before she reappeared after trekking through the jungle for 11 days.

# peru - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Why two young Dubliners quit their day jobs to go into business... in Peru
# The Inca Trail
# The Inca Trail

Why two young Dubliners quit their day jobs to go into business... in Peru

Aug 22nd 2015, 10:00 PM 46,248 Views 18 Comments

“We’re very proud of the fact that we feel like we represent Ireland in everything we do.”

# peru - Sunday 9 August, 2015

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 17,303 Views 11 Comments

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

# peru - Saturday 25 April, 2015

'I swear it will never happen again' - what he said 5 weeks before he killed her
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'I swear it will never happen again' - what he said 5 weeks before he killed her

Apr 25th 2015, 10:15 AM 43,033 Views 44 Comments

Powerful new book includes extracts from letters, emails and texts from abusive lovers.

# peru - Thursday 16 April, 2015

"Keep your mouth shut" - Fellow drug mule's prison advice to Michaella McCollum
# Head Down
# Head Down

"Keep your mouth shut" - Fellow drug mule's prison advice to Michaella McCollum

Apr 16th 2015, 3:05 PM 47,374 Views 34 Comments

Belfast woman Lillian Allen was also convicted of drug smuggling in Peru.

# peru - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Ever scored with the outside of your boot direct from a corner?
# Eat My Goal
From The42
# Eat My Goal

Ever scored with the outside of your boot direct from a corner?

Feb 12th 2015, 8:07 AM 6,437 Views 4 Comments

Because Carlos Lobaton has.

# peru - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Belfast prison agrees to take drug smuggler Michaela McCollum
# Peru
# Peru

Belfast prison agrees to take drug smuggler Michaela McCollum

Jan 7th 2015, 12:36 PM 21,071 Views 46 Comments

The Peruvian ministry of justice and human rights must approve the repatriation.

# peru - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Peruvian footballer struck by lightning during match survives despite reports suggesting he had died
# Lucky Escape
From The42
# Lucky Escape

Peruvian footballer struck by lightning during match survives despite reports suggesting he had died

Dec 10th 2014, 5:34 PM 5,518 Views 5 Comments

A linesman was also injured in the freak accident.

# peru - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Four indigenous leaders killed while fighting Amazon deforestation
# Amazon
# Amazon

Four indigenous leaders killed while fighting Amazon deforestation

Sep 9th 2014, 9:55 PM 12,412 Views 18 Comments

They were killed by suspected members of an illegal logging ring.

# peru - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Michaella McCollum Connolly 'endured a significant amount of stress'
# Peru 1
# Peru 1

Michaella McCollum Connolly 'endured a significant amount of stress'

Aug 6th 2014, 10:45 PM 83,466 Views 213 Comments

The 21-year-old’s solicitor confirmed her transfer from a prison in Peru to Ash House Women’s Prison in south Belfast.

# peru - Monday 23 June, 2014

It took a bicycle kick to end this mad goal-mouth scramble after the bar was hit THREE times
# Schemozzle
From The42
# Schemozzle

It took a bicycle kick to end this mad goal-mouth scramble after the bar was hit THREE times

Jun 23rd 2014, 3:56 PM 4,202 Views 1 Comment

This is what the World Cup is missing.

# peru - Monday 26 May, 2014

'Peru 2' moved to prison in Peruvian desert, family express worry
# On The Move
# On The Move

'Peru 2' moved to prison in Peruvian desert, family express worry

May 26th 2014, 10:39 AM 39,090 Views 55 Comments

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid were convicted of attempting to smuggle cocaine from Peru to Spain.

# peru - Monday 19 May, 2014

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 9,750 Views 25 Comments

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

# peru - Thursday 1 May, 2014

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 2,615 Views 0 Comments

The band are on a huge tour of South America.

# peru - Monday 10 February, 2014

'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 75,640 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.

# peru - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

‘Peru 2′ sentenced to 6 years and 8 months in jail each
# Prison
# Prison

‘Peru 2′ sentenced to 6 years and 8 months in jail each

Dec 17th 2013, 10:58 PM 63,294 Views 223 Comments

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid were found guilty of trafficking cocaine.

Sentence today for two women caught with drugs in Peru
# Peru
# Peru

Sentence today for two women caught with drugs in Peru

Dec 17th 2013, 10:12 AM 18,235 Views 89 Comments

Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid were caught with cocaine hidden in their luggage.

# peru - Monday 9 December, 2013

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Dec 9th 2013, 11:42 PM 15,068 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’…