At least 6,000 Venezuelans lined up at Peru's northern border on Tuesday in hopes of entering the country before a deadline for acquiring residency, and another 4,000 were due to arrive in the next two days, Peru's ombudsman's office said.
During World War II, the US forcibly relocated and detained thousands of Japanese Latin Americans, but left them without legal entry documents. Today, their fight for redress and recognition continues.
Dozens of Venezuelans who fled their crisis-stricken country for Peru are seeking to take up a Caracas offer to fly them home, as Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro seizes on hardships migrants face abroad to shore up domestic support.
A cough that has lasted months, fevers and diarrhea that keeps coming back. Small children are still suffering months after extreme weather lead to flooding in a small Peruvian town. Is climate change to blame?
This year four people have died in Peru’s Simón Bolívar district, located in the province of Pasco, from cancer and other diseases that local officials say stem from metal pollution. Dozens more have faced similar fates in recent years, according to district officials.
More than 1.1 billion people worldwide officially don't exist — going about their daily lives without proof of identity. The issue leaves a significant fraction of the global population deprived of health and education services.
In Peru, where it's hard to get a book contract, young writers put on wrestling masks and duke it out in the ring. But instead of wrestling, they're writing short stories, in front of an audience - on a clock.
Cocktail fans, think fast: what do you need to make the perfect pisco sour? Egg whites, lime, simple sugar and bitters, for sure. But most important of all is the pisco, a spirit that many Peruvians call their national drink.
Palm oil can mean steady, consistent income for farmers in the developing world, but it can also means environmental degradation and other abuses. As palm oil expands in Latin America, can it take a different course?
Renata Flores, an indigenous Peruvian, is also an Internet sensation. That happened after a video of her singing a Michael Jackson hit went viral. Flores wasn't singing the song in English or Spanish. Instead, she sang it in her native tongue, Quechua.
People across the globe are watching to see if there's ultimately a resolution to this US government shutdown. And what they're saying — and hearing — isn't great. Many folks around the globe say the shutdown looks crazy. It looks silly. It looks like lawmakers are arguing about something that doesn't entirely matter.
A deal signed by the US and China last month was not only the first major climate agreement that China has signed: It's also setting an example as the world prepares to hash out a new climate deal in 2015, giving much-needed momentum to talks currently taking place in Peru.