Peruvians queue to recharge oxygen for patients in Lima | AFP

Peruvians wait in a queue to recharge oxygen bottles for patients with respiratory problems in Lima as the number of COVID-19 cases in the country nears 200,000. IMAGES

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Peru votes in legislative elections key to president’s reform bid | AFP

Peruvians head to the polls for legislative elections that President Martin Vizcarra hopes will put an end to a political crisis and clear the way for anti-corruption reforms. IMAGES

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Peruvians perform ‘Hatajo de Negritos’ after entering UN heritage list | AFP

Peruvians perform the “Hatajo de Negritos”, an expression featuring music and singing, after it was inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the UNESCO last week.

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Protest in Lima against President Vizcarra | AFP

Hunreds of Peruvians protest in Lima against President Martin Vizcarra and his decision to dissolve Congress. IMAGES

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Peruvians ponder Congress closure | AFP

Peruvians in Lima consider the latest turn in the country’s political crisis after President Martin Vizcarra consolidated power in a tense stand-off with the opposition over corruption, confirming the backing of the armed forces, police and the international community after dissolving Congress.

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Peruvians march against corruption

Protesters rally against corruption and Peruvian Attorney General Pedro Chavarry, accused of covering for politicians in an investigation involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht, as President Vizcarra delivered a bill to congress that would declare a state of emergency in the Public Ministry.

Peruvians protest in support of Keiko Fujimori after her arrest

Peruvians protest in front of a police station in Lima in support of Keiko Fujimori, the opposition leader and daughter of disgraced ex-president Alberto Fujimori, who has been arrested for alleged money laundering involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. IMAGES

Peruvians react after court orders Fujimori trial for killings

Peruvians on Tuesday reacted to the news that former president Alberto Fujimori may have to stand trial for the 1992 killings of six farmers despite a recent presidential pardon for a different crime, with some saying the courts are biased against the former president.

Hundreds take to the streets in Peru to celebrate ex-president’s pardon

Hundreds of Peruvians marched down the streets of Lima to celebrate the decision of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski to pardon former President Alberto Fujimori. The participants marched with placards and flags, chanting slogans and expressing their gratitude for the pardon “is a sign of gratitude especially to our President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski for having had that noble gesture” said Alberto Zeta.


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Relatives of victims of Fujimori govt feel “injustice”

Peruvians who lost relatives in the La Cantuta and Barrios Altos killings by death squads under the government of Alberto Fujimori in the 1990s say Friday that they feel it is an “injustice” that Fujimori can “continue with his life,” as they speak of the pain they continue to suffer.

Peruvians devided over pardon of former president

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Protest in Peru, as impeachment threat looms over president

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