Showing posts with label Peru. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Peru. Show all posts

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Death Toll From Unrest In Peru Rises To 58 - Ombudsmans Office

The death toll from the ongoing unrest in Peru climbed to 58 over the weekend, with as many as 48 killed in clashes with the police, Luis Alvarado, a spokesman for the Peruvian Ombudsman's Office, said.

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Perus Lawmakers Propose To Impeach Incumbent President Boluarte

 Peruvian lawmakers, representing parties of the left political spectrum and ousted President Pedro Castillo's political party Free Peru, on Wednesday proposed to impeach incumbent President Dina Boluarte on the grounds of "permanent moral incompetence."

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Peru protesters tear-gassed after president calls for truce, 55 people dead in clashes

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Peru's capital and were met with volleys of tear gas and pellets amid clashes with security forces just hours after President Dina Boluarte called for a “truce” in almost two months of protests.

Friday, January 20, 2023

Two Airports In Peru Suspend Operation Due To Ongoing Protests In Country - Ministry

The Peruvian Ministry of Transport and Communications said on Thursday that the operation of the airports in the cities of Cusco and Arequipa was suspended amid ongoing protests in the country.

Peru police clash with protesters as thousands try to ‘take Lima’

Firefighters have been working to put out a raging inferno that broke out in a building near a protest site in Peru’s capital Lima where police fired tear gas as thousands of protesters poured into the city to demand the removal of President Dina Boluarte.

Friday, January 13, 2023

Peru’s gateway airport to Machu Picchu closes as protests grow

With anti-government protests escalating across Peru, authorities have closed the international airport in the southern city of Cusco, a busy gateway to the mountain-top Incan citadel of Machu Picchu – one of the world’s most visited archaeological sites.

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Peru anti-government protests continue as US calls for 'restraint'

 Peru was rocked by further unrest Wednesday as demonstrators blocked roads and held mass funerals for those killed in violent protests that have gripped the country, as the United States called for "restraint" on both sides.

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Peruvian Prime Minister Says Riots In Puno Were Planned, At least 17 dead

Peruvian Prime Minister Alberto Otarola called the attack on the airport in the city of Juliaca in the Puno Region, where, according to the latest reports, 17 anti-government protesters died, a planned action and called on the prosecutor's office to find and punish those planning a coup.

Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Saturday, December 17, 2022

Peru "President" Refuses To Quit, Demands Congress Speed Up Election

Peru's embattled President Dina Boluarte said Saturday she would not step down in the face of violent protests over her predecessor's ouster as she called on lawmakers to bring forward elections as a way to quell unrest.

Thousands of tourists stranded in Machu Picchu amid Peru upheaval

The political crisis in Peru has left 5,000 tourists stranded since Wednesday in Cusco, the gateway to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu.

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Peru's armed forces to take control of key infrastructure amid deadly protests

 Peru's armed forces will take control of the "protection" of key infrastructure, its defense minister said Tuesday, as protests that have led to at least six deaths continue across the country following the ousting of its former president.

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Saturday, November 19, 2022

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