Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now

#Peru

# peru - All time

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 33,484 Views 71 Comments

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

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

Goalkeepers, stop trying to play football!

Aug 12th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,783 Views 7 Comments

You know this won’t end well, right?

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

Here Is What Happened Today: Sunday

Aug 11th 2013, 8:03 PM 12,144 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 46,198 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.

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 74,946 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.

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

Watch as goalkeeper Penny drops clanger

Jul 8th 2013, 3:55 PM 3,882 Views 6 Comments

Go home Diego Penny, you’re terrible.

Disney invests in Peru to prevent deforestation
# Disney
# Disney

Disney invests in Peru to prevent deforestation

Mar 20th 2013, 7:34 PM 8,243 Views 15 Comments

The Walt Disney Company has bought $3.5 million in carbon credits to prevent the destruction of a jungle in the country’s Amazon as part of a project that started in 2009.

27 juvenile inmates escape from Peruvian jail
# Peru
# Peru

27 juvenile inmates escape from Peruvian jail

Jan 2nd 2013, 7:46 AM 5,588 Views 6 Comments

The inmates, who broke out in two groups, took advantage of distractions over the New Year period to make a run for it.

Mancini: Aguero will not play for Argentina despite call up
# Club V Country
From The42
# Club V Country

Mancini: Aguero will not play for Argentina despite call up

Aug 24th 2012, 2:59 PM 620 Views 0 Comments

City boss expressed surprise that his injured forward was expected to show up for international duty.

Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action

Aug 15th 2012, 8:00 AM 764 Views 0 Comments

The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.

All 14 passengers found dead after Peru helicopter crash
# Crash
# Crash

All 14 passengers found dead after Peru helicopter crash

Jun 10th 2012, 2:43 PM 2,556 Views 1 Comment

A Czech, a Swede, a Dutch citizen and eight South Koreans were among the victims.

Search for 14 people aboard lost helicopter in Peru
# Rescue
# Rescue

Search for 14 people aboard lost helicopter in Peru

Jun 8th 2012, 9:13 AM 1,475 Views 0 Comments

The helicopter is believed to have come down in the mountains, with three Europeans among its passengers.

Nobel Prize winning writer to speak at free event in Dublin
# Mario Vargas Llosa
# Mario Vargas Llosa

Nobel Prize winning writer to speak at free event in Dublin

Jun 3rd 2012, 7:45 AM 2,206 Views 1 Comment

Mario Vargas Llosa has been an important figure in world literature since the 1960s – and will speak to students and some lucky members of the public at Spanish institute in Dublin.

How one man left home without a penny – and travelled 40,000km
# On A Shoestring
# On A Shoestring

How one man left home without a penny – and travelled 40,000km

May 19th 2012, 10:30 AM 9,279 Views 47 Comments

Michael Wigge left Berlin with nothing. Eleven countries later, he was in Antarctica. Here’s how he did it.

Mass deaths of dolphins off Peru remains a 'mystery'
# Mass Deaths
# Mass Deaths

Mass deaths of dolphins off Peru remains a 'mystery'

Apr 21st 2012, 5:31 PM 6,441 Views 23 Comments

Officials in Peru have not yet been able to pinpoint why hundred of dolphins and porpoises have been washing up dead on the counrty’s coastline.

A quarter of the world's children do not have enough to eat - report
# Save The Children
# Save The Children

A quarter of the world's children do not have enough to eat - report

Feb 15th 2012, 3:14 PM 1,795 Views 26 Comments

A major survey carried out by the charity Save the Children has highlighted the problem of child malnutrition.

Get up, Stand up: Irish paddle surfers off to Peru for world championships
# Making Waves
From The42
# Making Waves

Get up, Stand up: Irish paddle surfers off to Peru for world championships

Feb 8th 2012, 1:16 PM 1,101 Views 0 Comments

A group of six are set to compete in the very first international competition of its kind in Lima later this month.

'Parasitic twin' with eyes and hair found in toddler's stomach
# Parasitic Twin
# Parasitic Twin

'Parasitic twin' with eyes and hair found in toddler's stomach

Jan 30th 2012, 8:40 PM 12,443 Views 18 Comments

Doctors discovered the medical oddity in a three-year-old boy in Chiclayo, Peru.

Irishman dies on adventure trip in Peru
# RIP
# RIP

Irishman dies on adventure trip in Peru

Jan 10th 2012, 8:43 AM 4,020 Views 1 Comment

Peter Buckley was participating in a mototaxi junket when his vehicle came off a muddy road and fell into a 500 foot abyss.

State of Emergency declared in Peru after mining protests
# Peru
# Peru

State of Emergency declared in Peru after mining protests

Dec 5th 2011, 8:05 AM 1,456 Views 2 Comments

A 60-day state of emergency has been declared in four provinces of Cajamarca state, following violent protests against a gold-and-copper mining project which is part-owned by a US company.

Peru: Police rescue almost 300 women forced into sexual slavery
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

Peru: Police rescue almost 300 women forced into sexual slavery

Oct 5th 2011, 12:15 PM 958 Views 1 Comment

The Peruvian authorities have rescued almost 300 women they believe are the victims of human trafficking – the youngest girl discovered by police is just 13 years old.

Clontarf Energy secures exploration licences in Peru
# Oil
# Oil

Clontarf Energy secures exploration licences in Peru

Sep 30th 2011, 4:08 PM 390 Views 2 Comments

Clontarf Energy has confirmed that it won two licences for hydrocarbon exploration onshore Peru.

YouTube top 10: because Franck doesn't want to go to Eastlands
# Manchester City
From The42
# Manchester City

YouTube top 10: because Franck doesn't want to go to Eastlands

Sep 1st 2011, 1:55 PM 469 Views 1 Comment

With a shot-putter running the 100m, French cyclist Thomas Voeckler racing a horse and the San Diego Chargers launching a wine, this week’s list is a tribute to sporting incongruity.

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
From The Daily Edge
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Aug 13th 2011, 11:02 AM 2,461 Views 7 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures

Ireland down two places in FIFA world rankings
# Demotion
From The42
# Demotion

Ireland down two places in FIFA world rankings

Jul 27th 2011, 11:34 AM 240 Views 1 Comment

The side’s lack of action this month has counted against them.

Copa América: Uruguay, Peru stun favourites
# Copa Shocks
From The42
# Copa Shocks

Copa América: Uruguay, Peru stun favourites

Jul 17th 2011, 11:54 AM 884 Views 0 Comments

Argentina and Colombia are beaten at the quarter-final stage of the tournament.

Juego Bonito: Previewing the Copa America quarter-finals…
# Last Eight
From The42
# Last Eight

Juego Bonito: Previewing the Copa America quarter-finals…

Jul 16th 2011, 10:00 AM 336 Views 0 Comments

Will Messi show up the Uruguayans? Can Sanchez keep feeding his growing reputation? Will Brazil’s defence fail them? It’s quarter-finals time.

Juego Bonito: Sanchez the star as Chile seek to secure quarter-final spot
# Justifying The Hype
From The42
# Justifying The Hype

Juego Bonito: Sanchez the star as Chile seek to secure quarter-final spot

Jul 9th 2011, 1:37 PM 152 Views 0 Comments

Alexis Sanchez added to his reputation with the equalising goal for Chile in their Copa America clash against Uruguay on Friday night.

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jun 3rd 2011, 7:16 PM 730 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures…

New tombs found in Peruvian Andes
# Peru
# Peru

New tombs found in Peruvian Andes

Feb 25th 2011, 3:22 PM 1,531 Views 0 Comments

Find described as the most important discovery Peru has had in recent years.

4 killed in vampire bat attacks
# Peru
# Peru

4 killed in vampire bat attacks

Aug 13th 2010, 3:28 PM 362 Views 0 Comments

Peruvian village attacked by colony of rabid bats.

British man walks length of the Amazon
# Amazon Rainforest
From The Daily Edge
# Amazon Rainforest

British man walks length of the Amazon

Aug 10th 2010, 7:50 AM 486 Views 0 Comments

Ed Stafford has walked for a record breaking 859 days along the entire length of the Amazon River.