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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Peru

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# Peru
Drones not just for spying - they spot ancient ruins too
The spy craft are not just being used in war and military surveillance – in Peru, they are studying ancient ruins.
# west is best
Straight from Machu Picchu in Peru, it's the Mayo 4 Sam girls
First Hernán Cortés conquers the place, then these ladies from Ballina show up.
# Drugs
Irish man turned down 10k to work as a drug mule in Ibiza
“I was offered to do a trip and offered €10,000 for a flight over to Benalmadena with 1kg,” said Lee.
# Drugs
Irish priest in Lima: Michaella was 'conned' and prisons are 'violent'
Michaella McCollum Connolly’s solicitor has flown to Peru ahead of today’s preliminary court hearing.
# Michaella McCollum Connolly
“I don’t really want to talk to any journalist at any stage” – Michaella McCollum Connolly
In a video posted last night, Michaella says that she is not being given enough to drink.
# Michaella McCollum Connolly
Michaella and Melissa's court appearance delayed in Peru
The pair have been visited by the former honorary consul of Ireland in Peru and Archbishop of Lima Seán Walsh.
# Peru
Michaella says she's innocent, optimistic about court and misses home
The 20-year-old Irish woman and her British friend Melissa Reid are due in court court tomorrow.
# eejit
Goalkeepers, stop trying to play football!
You know this won’t end well, right?
# News Fix
Here Is What Happened Today: Sunday
Everyone’s talking about Michaella McCollum Connolly, the controversial Republican parade and the 14 people rescued at sea.
# Cocaine
'Missing' Michaella McCollum Connolly visited by British embassy in Peru
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.
# Michaella Connolly
Irish woman missing in Ibiza found and arrested in Peru over drugs find
Michaella McCollum Connolly, 20, from Belfast and a companion were found at Jorge Chavez airport trying to board a flight to Madrid.
# Dropped
Watch as goalkeeper Penny drops clanger
Go home Diego Penny, you’re terrible.
# Disney
Disney invests in Peru to prevent deforestation
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.
# Peru
27 juvenile inmates escape from Peruvian jail
The inmates, who broke out in two groups, took advantage of distractions over the New Year period to make a run for it.
# Club v Country
Mancini: Aguero will not play for Argentina despite call up
City boss expressed surprise that his injured forward was expected to show up for international duty.
# Preview
Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action
The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.
# Crash
All 14 passengers found dead after Peru helicopter crash
A Czech, a Swede, a Dutch citizen and eight South Koreans were among the victims.
# Rescue
Search for 14 people aboard lost helicopter in Peru
The helicopter is believed to have come down in the mountains, with three Europeans among its passengers.
# Mario Vargas Llosa
Nobel Prize winning writer to speak at free event in Dublin
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.
# on a shoestring
How one man left home without a penny – and travelled 40,000km
Michael Wigge left Berlin with nothing. Eleven countries later, he was in Antarctica. Here’s how he did it.
# mass deaths
Mass deaths of dolphins off Peru remains a 'mystery'
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.
# Save the Children
A quarter of the world's children do not have enough to eat - report
A major survey carried out by the charity Save the Children has highlighted the problem of child malnutrition.
# Making waves
Get up, Stand up: Irish paddle surfers off to Peru for world championships
A group of six are set to compete in the very first international competition of its kind in Lima later this month.
# Parasitic twin
'Parasitic twin' with eyes and hair found in toddler's stomach
Doctors discovered the medical oddity in a three-year-old boy in Chiclayo, Peru.
Irishman dies on adventure trip in Peru
Peter Buckley was participating in a mototaxi junket when his vehicle came off a muddy road and fell into a 500 foot abyss.
# Peru
State of Emergency declared in Peru after mining protests
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.
# Human Trafficking
Peru: Police rescue almost 300 women forced into sexual slavery
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.
# Oil
Clontarf Energy secures exploration licences in Peru
Clontarf Energy has confirmed that it won two licences for hydrocarbon exploration onshore Peru.
# Manchester City
YouTube top 10: because Franck doesn't want to go to Eastlands
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.
# Week in Photos
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures
# demotion
Ireland down two places in FIFA world rankings
The side’s lack of action this month has counted against them.
# Copa Shocks
Copa América: Uruguay, Peru stun favourites
Argentina and Colombia are beaten at the quarter-final stage of the tournament.
# Last Eight
Juego Bonito: Previewing the Copa America quarter-finals…
Will Messi show up the Uruguayans? Can Sanchez keep feeding his growing reputation? Will Brazil’s defence fail them? It’s quarter-finals time.
# Justifying The Hype
Juego Bonito: Sanchez the star as Chile seek to secure quarter-final spot
Alexis Sanchez added to his reputation with the equalising goal for Chile in their Copa America clash against Uruguay on Friday night.
# Week in Photos
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures…
# Peru
New tombs found in Peruvian Andes
Find described as the most important discovery Peru has had in recent years.