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Peru’s Machu Picchu threatened by wildfire
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Peru’s Machu Picchu threatened by wildfire

Peruvian firefighters were fighting to contain a forest fire near the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu on Thursday, as the…
From Pakistan to Peru, soaring food and fuel prices are tipping countries over the edge
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From Pakistan to Peru, soaring food and fuel prices are tipping countries over the edge

London (CNN Business) – When people took to the streets in Egypt in 2011, protesters chanted about freedom and social…
Authoritarian states obscuring COVID death tolls, study shows
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Authoritarian states obscuring COVID death tolls, study shows

Since the start of the pandemic in early 2020, countries around the world have officially reported 4.27 million deaths from…
As global COVID-19 deaths top 4 million, a suicide in Peru
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As global COVID-19 deaths top 4 million, a suicide in Peru

AREQUIPA, Peru (AP) — On the last day of Javier Vilca’s life, his wife stood outside a hospital window with…
Pandemic pushes Peru’s vital peasant farmers to the brink
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Pandemic pushes Peru’s vital peasant farmers to the brink

PISAC, Peru (AP) — Under a punishing Andean sun, Nazario Quispe digs his plow into the soil where he is…
Peru’s youth has taken down a president. Now they want more
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Peru’s youth has taken down a president. Now they want more

LIMA (Reuters) – Grace Yarango is only 18 and she’s already helped take down a president. Now she – and…
Peru now has no president as crisis takes chaotic turn
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Peru now has no president as crisis takes chaotic turn

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Who is the president of Peru? That answer to that question early Monday was no one.…
Peru protests build as interim president calls for calm
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Peru protests build as interim president calls for calm

LIMA (Reuters) – Peruvian interim President Manuel Merino called for calm as he swore in his new cabinet on Thursday…
Europe reopens borders, but virus looms large elsewhere
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Europe reopens borders, but virus looms large elsewhere

A raft of EU nations reopened their borders to fellow Europeans Monday, but a new coronavirus outbreak in China and…
Europe demands better pandemic plan, as Moscow exits lockdown
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Europe demands better pandemic plan, as Moscow exits lockdown

Europe’s most powerful countries urged the European Union to better prepare for the next pandemic after chaotic responses to the…
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