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#Peru

# peru - Monday 9 December, 2013

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

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

Dec 9th 2013, 11:20 PM 29,649 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 - Monday 14 October, 2013

'Peru 2' transferred to prison notorious for overcrowding
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# Mccollum Connolly

'Peru 2' transferred to prison notorious for overcrowding

Oct 14th 2013, 10:40 AM 23,512 Views 87 Comments

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid have been transferred from a low security facility, and could now be sharing a cell with as many as 38 other inmates.

# peru - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Court presses Peru two for details of gang members
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# Peru

Court presses Peru two for details of gang members

Oct 2nd 2013, 7:53 AM 14,756 Views 0 Comments

Last week a prosecutor said they would need to give a fuller confession if they expected to have their sentences reduced.

# peru - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Prosecutor rejects Peru two guilty plea
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# Peru

Prosecutor rejects Peru two guilty plea

Sep 26th 2013, 7:44 AM 21,339 Views 0 Comments

The prosecutor said the women would need to give more details and fully acknowledge their guilt.

# peru - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

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 14,563 Views 99 Comments

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

# peru - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

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

Michaella McCollum Connolly pleads guilty to drug offences in Peru

Sep 24th 2013, 7:58 PM 35,977 Views 0 Comments

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

Michaella McCollum Connolly to plead guilty to drug trafficking charges
# Peru
# Peru

Michaella McCollum Connolly to plead guilty to drug trafficking charges

Sep 24th 2013, 12:18 PM 12,446 Views 0 Comments

The Monaghan-born woman, accused of trying to smuggle drugs from Peru to Spain, is hoping to receive a shorter sentence in return for entering a guilty plea.

# peru - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Michaella McCollum Connolly 'could plead guilty'
# Peru
# Peru

Michaella McCollum Connolly 'could plead guilty'

Sep 17th 2013, 8:37 AM 23,065 Views 18 Comments

Meanwhile, £2,616 has been raised by a fund set up by McCollum Connolly’s sister.

# peru - Sunday 15 September, 2013

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

Michaella co-accused to plead guilty - reports

Sep 15th 2013, 9:00 PM 34,598 Views 128 Comments

A guilty plea would ensure Melissa Reid a shorter sentence.

# peru - Monday 9 September, 2013

Nappy thrown at 'keeper as Peruvian Primera Division game gets dirty
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From The42
# Ewww

Nappy thrown at 'keeper as Peruvian Primera Division game gets dirty

Sep 9th 2013, 9:16 AM 2,906 Views 9 Comments

There’s no place in football for filth like this.

# peru - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Peru's coca growers being encouraged to switch to... coffee plants
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# Peru

Peru's coca growers being encouraged to switch to... coffee plants

Sep 8th 2013, 5:30 PM 7,231 Views 20 Comments

Not a bad idea in the fight against drugs – but low prices and coffee plant diseases getting in the way.

# peru - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Web effort to help Irish woman arrested in Peru raises just over £700
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# Mccollum Connolly

Web effort to help Irish woman arrested in Peru raises just over £700

Sep 3rd 2013, 12:16 PM 36,170 Views 0 Comments

Set up by her sister, the fund for Michaella McCollum Connolly aims to raise £20,000.

# peru - Sunday 1 September, 2013

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 30,738 Views 0 Comments

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

# peru - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Michaella is "in good spirits, but very frightened for the future" - solicitor
# Michaela McCollum Connolly
# Michaela McCollum Connolly

Michaella is "in good spirits, but very frightened for the future" - solicitor

Aug 28th 2013, 8:36 AM 23,136 Views 181 Comments

Michaella will be moved to a permanent jail in the next 24 hours, her solicitor says, but prisons in Peru are rife with TB and HIV.

# peru - Friday 23 August, 2013

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

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

Aug 23rd 2013, 8:29 PM 59,182 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.

# peru - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

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 33,448 Views 0 Comments

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

Irish woman Michaella McCollum Connolly to plead 'not guilty'
# Peru
# Peru

Irish woman Michaella McCollum Connolly to plead 'not guilty'

Aug 21st 2013, 9:30 AM 29,108 Views 0 Comments

Local media in Peru are reporting that the Irish and British women were recruited by a Lima-based drug trafficking ring.

# peru - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

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 37,049 Views 38 Comments

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

# peru - Monday 19 August, 2013

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 26,813 Views 0 Comments

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

# peru - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Drones not just for spying - they spot ancient ruins too
# Peru
# Peru

Drones not just for spying - they spot ancient ruins too

Aug 18th 2013, 5:30 PM 16,799 Views 77 Comments

The spy craft are not just being used in war and military surveillance – in Peru, they are studying ancient ruins.

# peru - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Straight from Machu Picchu in Peru, it's the Mayo 4 Sam girls
# West Is Best
From The42
# West Is Best

Straight from Machu Picchu in Peru, it's the Mayo 4 Sam girls

Aug 17th 2013, 8:36 PM 5,708 Views 23 Comments

First Hernán Cortés conquers the place, then these ladies from Ballina show up.

Irish man turned down 10k to work as a drug mule in Ibiza
# Drugs
# Drugs

Irish man turned down 10k to work as a drug mule in Ibiza

Aug 17th 2013, 7:30 AM 51,917 Views 112 Comments

“I was offered to do a trip and offered €10,000 for a flight over to Benalmadena with 1kg,” said Lee.

# peru - Friday 16 August, 2013

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 33,388 Views 79 Comments

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

# peru - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

“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 64,524 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 25,800 Views 248 Comments

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

# peru - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Michaella says she's innocent, optimistic about court and misses home
# Peru
# Peru

Michaella says she's innocent, optimistic about court and misses home

Aug 13th 2013, 7:59 PM 33,455 Views 71 Comments

The 20-year-old Irish woman and her British friend Melissa Reid are due in court court tomorrow.

# peru - Monday 12 August, 2013

Goalkeepers, stop trying to play football!
# Eejit
From The42
# Eejit

Goalkeepers, stop trying to play football!

Aug 12th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,761 Views 7 Comments

You know this won’t end well, right?

# peru - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here Is What Happened Today: Sunday

Aug 11th 2013, 8:03 PM 12,127 Views 7 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Michaella McCollum Connolly, the controversial Republican parade and the 14 people rescued at sea.

'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 46,132 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.

# peru - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Irish woman missing in Ibiza found and arrested in Peru over drugs find
# Michaella Connolly
# Michaella Connolly

Irish woman missing in Ibiza found and arrested in Peru over drugs find

Aug 10th 2013, 8:25 PM 74,799 Views 60 Comments

Michaella McCollum Connolly, 20, from Belfast and a companion were found at Jorge Chavez airport trying to board a flight to Madrid.

# peru - Monday 8 July, 2013

Watch as goalkeeper Penny drops clanger
# Dropped
From The42
# Dropped

Watch as goalkeeper Penny drops clanger

Jul 8th 2013, 3:55 PM 3,870 Views 6 Comments

Go home Diego Penny, you’re terrible.