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'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 39,179 Views 56 Comments

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

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 9,771 Views 25 Comments

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

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 2,635 Views 0 Comments

The band are on a huge tour of South America.

'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 75,905 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 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 63,410 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 18,249 Views 89 Comments

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

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Dec 9th 2013, 11:42 PM 15,084 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’…

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

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

Dec 9th 2013, 11:20 PM 29,690 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 2' transferred to prison notorious for overcrowding
# Mccollum Connolly
# Mccollum Connolly

'Peru 2' transferred to prison notorious for overcrowding

Oct 14th 2013, 10:40 AM 23,546 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.

Court presses Peru two for details of gang members
# Peru
# Peru

Court presses Peru two for details of gang members

Oct 2nd 2013, 7:53 AM 14,778 Views 0 Comments

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

Prosecutor rejects Peru two guilty plea
# Peru
# Peru

Prosecutor rejects Peru two guilty plea

Sep 26th 2013, 7:44 AM 21,365 Views 0 Comments

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

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 14,588 Views 99 Comments

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

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

Michaella McCollum Connolly pleads guilty to drug offences in Peru

Sep 24th 2013, 7:58 PM 35,998 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 12,477 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.

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

Michaella McCollum Connolly 'could plead guilty'

Sep 17th 2013, 8:37 AM 23,096 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Michaella co-accused to plead guilty - reports

Sep 15th 2013, 9:00 PM 34,621 Views 128 Comments

A guilty plea would ensure Melissa Reid a shorter sentence.

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

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

Sep 9th 2013, 9:16 AM 2,927 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 8th 2013, 5:30 PM 7,257 Views 20 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 3rd 2013, 12:16 PM 36,203 Views 0 Comments

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

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 30,779 Views 0 Comments

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

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 23,211 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.

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

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

Aug 23rd 2013, 8:29 PM 59,270 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.

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 33,481 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 29,125 Views 0 Comments

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

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 37,076 Views 38 Comments

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

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 26,901 Views 0 Comments

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

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 16,820 Views 77 Comments

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

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 5,752 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 52,016 Views 112 Comments

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

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 33,494 Views 79 Comments

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

“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 64,573 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 25,836 Views 248 Comments

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