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Peru: Judge orders the president’s sister-in-law to be detained for 30 days

A Peruvian judge on Sunday ordered that the sister-in-law of the head of state, Pedro Castillo, be detained for 30 days as part of the pre-trial for a corruption case in which, according to the prosecution,...

Peru: Four dead in a bus accident returning from Machu Picchu – 2 Greeks among the injured

Four tourists died and 16 others were injured, including two Greeks, in a bus accident in Peru. The tourist bus returning from Machu Picchu, the citadel of the Inca Empire, fell "into a ravine of about 100...

Peru: Sixth prosecutorial investigation against President Castillo

Peruvian justice today launched a sixth preliminary investigation against the country's president Pedro Castillo, this time regarding allegations of corruption in the awarding of public works that also implicates the former housing minister. "The Attorney General ordered...

Peru: Fourth prime minister resigns in a year

Peruvian Prime Minister Anibal Torres submitted his resignation to President Pedro Castillo today, citing "personal reasons" in a letter shared on Twitter. Anibal Torres, who took office last February, is the fourth prime minister to submit his...

Peru: Fire threatens Machu Picchu

Peruvian firefighters are battling to contain a forest fire near Machu Picchu, the Inca citadel, as flames threaten to approach the world-renowned archaeological site in the Andes. The fire, which has burned an area roughly half the...

Peru: Indefinite strike goes on road transport workers’ union

Road workers in Peru are launching an indefinite strike today, following the failure of negotiations between the unions and the government to curb rising fuel prices. "We have not reached an agreement with the road workers' unions,...