More Peru Articles

  • Peru volcano prompts evacuation of 4,000

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian authorities have ordered the preventative evacuation of 4,000 people living near the Ubinas volcano, which has been spouting ash clouds up to 2 miles (nearly 4 kilometers) high. The Andina state news agency quotes Agriculture Minister Juan Benites as saying it will...

  • Inmates rock Peru prison with 'Superstar

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — Inmates have rocked a Peruvian prison with a Holy Week performance of the musical "Jesus Christ Superstar." Minimum-security prisoners joined national prisons officials in the audience of Tuesday night's performance in the Sarita Colonia prison in Lima's port of Callao. The...

  • GlencoreXstrata selling Peruvian mine for $5.85B

    BEIJING (AP) — A group of Chinese state-owned companies is buying a Peruvian copper mine from Glencore Xstrata Plc for $5.85 billion, adding to a wave of Chinese resource acquisitions abroad. Glencore, based in Switzerland, said Sunday it signed an agreement to sell its entire interest in the...

  • 18 wounded in clash over wildcat mining in Peru

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — Doctors in Peru say at least 15 wildcat gold miners and three police officers suffered gunshot wounds when police moved to reopen the highway that connects Brazil with the Pacific coast. Dr. Marcia Calderon at the health clinic in the Madre de Dios state town of Mazuko says...



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