Could microalgae clean a polluted Peruvian lake?

A team of Peruvian biologists is investigating the use of microalgae to remove mineral contaminants from fresh water that has been polluted from mining.

Two tonnes of cocaine seized off Peruvian coast

Peruvian security forces seize two tonnes of cocaine of a ship that was destined for Mexico.

Spanish PM and Peruvian president meet at Palacio de la Moncloa

Peru’s President Martin Vizcarra meets with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez at Palacio de la Moncloa during his three-day visit to Spain.

Cleanup underway after deadly mudslides in Peru

In the Peruvian town of Aplao, Arequipa, southern Peru, cleanup is underway after a landslide caused by heavy rains with President Martin Vizcarra visiting to inspect the site. At least five people died and dozens of family homes and stores were affected by mudslides in the municipality of Rio Grande, in Arequipa region due to seasonal rains in the Andes.

Peru Air Force plane crashes in Lima street

A Peruvian Air Force plane crashes onto a vehicle parked in a Lima avenue, leaving the pilot and co-pilot with light injuries.

Images of Peru aircraft after crash landing in Lima street

A small Peruvian Air Force plane crashes onto a street in Lima, resulting in an injured pilot but no deaths. IMAGES of plane after the accident

Former Peruvian president Fujimori returns to jail

Peru’s ailing former president Alberto Fujimori is transferred to jail from hospital to resume a lengthy sentence for crimes against humanity — hours after he said returning to prison would spell certain death.

Ex Peruvian president Fujimori leaves hospital to return to jail

Peru’s ailing former president Alberto Fujimori is transferred from a Lima hospital to resume a lengthy sentence for crimes against humanity — hours after he said returning to prison would spell certain death. IMAGES

Lima Group meeting over Venezuela starts in Peru

Foreign ministers from Latin America and Canada meet in the Peruvian capital on ways to step up pressure on Venezuela’s socialist regime to coincide with the second-term inauguration of President Nicolas Maduro next week. IMAGES