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Peruvian disappearances double previous estimate

Peruvian disappearances double previous estimate

According to the International Committee of the Red Cross, Peruvian “disappearance” victims in the conflict that raged there from 1980 to 2000 are double the number previously calculated by that…

New Peruvian leader still popular

New Peruvian leader still popular

Approval ratings for Peruvian president Ollanta Humala declined 3% in October but remained at a relatively high 62% as the new head of state nears the end of his first…

Peruvian police rescue hundreds of sex slaves

Peruvian police rescue hundreds of sex slaves

Peruvian National Police forces rescued almost three hundred women and girls from forced sexual exploitation this weekend in the jungle town of Puerto Maldonado and nearby locations, according to that…

Shining Path nearly downs Peruvian chopper

Shining Path nearly downs Peruvian chopper

Two Peruvian soldiers were killed by Shining Path guerrillas during what was supposed to be a routine patrol in a remote coca-growing region.  The ambush took place Wednesday near the…