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De Lima sneers at new arrest warrant: Drug rap 'weakest case' of all.

Sen. Leila de Lima has vowed to contest the latest arrest warrant issued against her in connection with a case which she described as the weakest among the three trumped-up drug charges' against her. De Lima was reacting to the June 21 arrest warrant issued by a Muntinlupa court over allegations she abetted narcotics ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

De Lima on latest arrest warrant: Weakest among drug charges.

As she faces another arrest warrant, Sen. Leila de Lima said Sunday she's 'optimistic” that judges handling the cases against her will see the 'unreliability” of the witnesses against her.

- GMA News - PH

Stray cats, killers and no regrets: De Lima on life in jail.

Asked if she had any regrets about opposing Duterte, de Lima replied: 'No, none at all.'

- GMA News - PH

‘It’s personal’: jailed opponent of Duterte’s drug war has no regrets.

Philippine police have arrested more than 80,000 people during President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal war on drugs, but few as prominent or defiant as Leila de Lima. A Philippine senator and Duterte’s long-time foe, de Lima was arrested in February on drugs charges she says were trumped up as part of a presidential ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

De Lima camp to contest latest arrest warrant.

Senator Leila de Lima's camp will contest the latest arrest warrant a Muntinlupa court issued over her alleged illegal drugs involvement, saying this case was the weakest among the three trumped-up charges' against her. The post De Lima camp to contest latest arrest warrant appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Cusco Through the Eye of the Beholder .

Once the capital of the Incan Empire, Cusco city has become one of the most visited Andean cities in Peru! Located 3,399 meters above the sea in the heart of the Andes, discover the Incan ruins, the Spanish colonial architecture and the Peruvian culture that saturates the streets.

- Peruthisweek - PE

More Than 11% of Peruvians Keep Their Savings Outside Formal Financial System.

Banks have a difficult task ahead of them to integrate Peruvians who keep their savings “under the mattress” into the formal financial system.

- Peruthisweek - PE

Anguish as trapped workers call for help in Peru fire.

Fire has been raging for nearly a day through a building in Peru's capital where tons of flammable materials were stored — and the country has been transfixed by appeals for help by trapped youth.

- FOX News - US

The week's best photojournalism.

Girls stand in monsoon rains beside laundry in New Delhi, India. | People participate in a yoga class during an annual Solstice event in Times Square in New York. | Firefighters battle a blaze near the village of Sandinha in central Portugal. | A training ship of the Peruvian Navy, part of Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships ...

- The Week - US

Raw: Massive fire engulfs Peru hardware shop.

Firefighters continued to fight a structural fire on Friday that engulfed a hardware shop in Lima more than 20 hours earlier.         

- USA TODAY - US

National Institute Reports Peru Has Lost 57% of its Glaciers.

In 54 years, glacier cover has reduced from 1,035 km2 to 445 km2, according to National Glacier Inventory.

- Peruthisweek - PE

Chained to health ministry, Peruvians protest mining pollution

LIMA - Parents of sick children who live near one of Peru's oldest mining pits camped out in front of the health ministry in Lima for an eighth day on Thursday, demanding help to deal with the impact of decades of mining pollution.

- Reuters - US

De Lima calls for probe on adverse effects of Duterte's tax reforms

Detained Senator Leila de Lima has filed a resolution calling for a review of the possible adverse impact of the Duterte administration's comprehensive tax reform package to millions of poor Filipino families. The post De Lima calls for probe on adverse effects of Duterte's tax reforms appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Chained to health ministry, Peruvians protest mining pollution

LIMA, June 23 — Parents of sick children who live near one of Peru's oldest mining pits camped out in front of the health ministry in Lima for an eighth day yesterday, demanding help to deal with the impact of decades of mining pollution....

- The Malay Mail - MY

Peruvian woman provides home for 70 stray dogs

A woman who rescued a dog after it was run over by a car in 2007 is now caring for 70 strays in a makeshift shelter at her home in a poor part of Peru's capital. All the dogs being cared for by Sara Moran come from the large population of abandoned canines that roam Lima's streets. "Sometimes I think God has given me this ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

New restrictions on visitors to Machu Picchu

Travellers wanting a glimpse of Peru's famed Machu Picchu will be restricted to visiting during morning or afternoon tours in a move aimed at conserving the site's archaeological splendour.The new rules go into effect in July and...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

De Lima wants state-run PNA held accountable for lapses

Senator Leila de Lima has filed a resolution calling for a legislative inquiry into erroneous posts made by the Philippine News Agency .

- GMA News - PH

Machu Picchu: New Archaeological Finds from Inca Citadel Released

Researchers from Machu Picchu Archaeological Park found a stone paved floor and a vessel for rituals.

- Peruthisweek - PE

Peruvian Airline Offers 50% Discount to Students for National Flights

Temporary promotional campaign by LC Peru airline to give students of Peruvian universities and technical schools a chance to travel at half-price.

- Peruthisweek - PE

6 Amazing Things to See in Cusco that are Not Incan Ruins Series: #4

Have you been to Cusco's most popular religious and cultural event of the year?! Check out the story behind the Inti Raymi Celebration of the Sun.

- Peruthisweek - PE

Peruvian Pisco Defeats Chilean Spirits in World Competition

After winning the gold medal in France, Pisco wins another gold medal and even bigger victory in London.

- Peruthisweek - PE

Peru Congress ousts finance minister in blow to president | Reuters

LIMA Peru's Congress dismissed the finance minister on Wednesday following revelations that he asked the comptroller to green light a controversial project, a fresh blow to centrist President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and his efforts to jumpstart the faltering economy.The single-chamber Congress voted 88-11 against embattled ...

- Firstpost - IN

Venezuela calls countries "lap dogs" at OAS Mexico meeting

CANCUN, Mexico " Venezuela's foreign minister has called Peru and other countries "lap dogs of imperialism" at the Organization of American States general assembly being held in the Mexican resort of Cancun.Venezuelan Foreign...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

New restrictions set on visiting Peru's famed Machu Picchu

Travelers wanting a glimpse of Peru's famed Machu Picchu will be restricted to visiting during morning or afternoon tours in a move aimed at conserving the site's archaeological splendor.

- FOX News - US

De Lima chides VACC's Jimenez over impeach threat vs. Ombudsman

Senator Leila de Lima on Wednesday scored Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption founding chairman Dante Jimenez over his threat to have Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales impeached.

- GMA News - PH

Duterte: Critics interested in my death, not my health

President Rodrigo Duterte slammed on Tuesday opposition senators who had been urging him to reveal his true state of health. Detained Sen. Leila de Lima earlier said the public needs to be fully informed' about the Duterte's health after his absence from the public eye for five straight days. De Lima is only interested to ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

The Peruvian Amazon in 26 photos

There was a particular moment when I remember eating my breakfast and looking out across the Amazon to see four pink dolphins swimming alongside us.

- Matador Network - US

Two Peruvian Women Finalists in Int'l Startup Competition

The Peruvian women took 2nd and 3rd place at the NextGen Women Entrepreneurs Week competition held in Zurich, Switzerland.

- Peruthisweek - PE

Alexandra Grande: Peru's International Karate Champion

Peruvian female athletes are winning international competitions left and right. Check out the latest….

- Peruthisweek - PE

Peru Named Best Cultural Tourism Destination

Peru wins yet another shining tourism accolade, this time in Hong Kong, as the Andean country consolidates its position as the world's leading cultural tourist destination.

- Peruthisweek - PE

Selvámonos 2017 Is About to Begin

Get a taste of what you can expect in Oxapampa this year with fond memories from our very own Living in Peru Youtube channel!

- Peruthisweek - PE

Venezuela, US spar at OAS meeting in Mexico

Venezuela's foreign minister has called Peru and other countries "lap dogs of imperialism" at the Organization of American States general assembly being held in the Mexican resort of Cancun.

- FOX News - US

Vatican says Pope Francis will visit Chile and Peru in January 2018

VATICAN CITY " Vatican says Pope Francis will visit Chile and Peru in January 2018.

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

This Volcano-Shaped Pyramid in Peru Has Experts Stumped

Archaeologists are trying to make sense of an artificial "volcano" built in Peru.

- Livescience.com - US

De Lima, too, smells something fishy about raps downgrade

The downgrading of charges against the policemen involved in the killing of Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. bolsters speculation that the order to kill Espinosa in jail came from the very top,' Senator Leila de Lima said on Tuesday. The post De Lima, too, smells something fishy about raps downgrade appeared first ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

De Lima suspects downgrading of charges part of DOJ 'game plan'

The Department of Justice's decision to downgrade the charges against the cops involved in the killing of Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa was their 'game plan” all along, Senator Leila de Lima alleged Tuesday.

- GMA News - PH

You Cannot Romanticize Racism!

Peru's Minister of Culture Salvador del Solar has begun the complex process of bringing racism in Peru to light.

- Peruthisweek - PE

Pisco Does Not Compete in Chile but Wins in France

A Peruvian brand won a prize in the French competition Citadelles du Vin.

- Peruthisweek - PE

4 Essential Literary Houses of Lima

Celebrate Peru's literary legacy with a tour of Lima's historic sites.

- Peruthisweek - PE

A Future for 3D Printers in Peru?

HP Inc. says that Peruvian industries could receive 3D printers by 2018.

- Peruthisweek - PE

Date Set for Pope Francis' Visit to Peru in 2018

Now officially confirmed, the occasion will mark the first visit by a head of the Catholic Church to Peru in 30 years.

- Peruthisweek - PE

Pope Francis to visit Chile, Peru in January 2018

Lima, Peru, Jun 19, 2017 / 10:40 am .- The Holy See Press Office announced Monday that Pope Francis will travel to Chile from January 15 to 18 and Peru from January 18 to 21, 2018. In Chile the Holy Father will visit the capital of Santiago, as well as Temuco and Iquique. In Peru, he will visit the capital city of Lima, as ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Vatican: Pope to visit Chile and Peru, in January 2018

The Vatican says Pope Francis will visit Chile and Peru in 2018.

- FOX News - US

De Lima cries remembering late dad during Mass on Father's Day

If he were still alive, former Commission on Elections Commissioner Vicente de Lima would have ardently defended his daughter Sen. Leila de Lima. De Lima had an emotional celebration of Father's Day while in jail. The feisty senator said it was one of the rare moments that people saw her break down during a Mass The post De ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

De Lima laments 'humanitarian issue' in Marawi

Senator Leila de Lima on Sunday decried the "humanitarian issue' in Marawi City where hundreds of civilians remained trapped as government troops are conducting air strikes to flush out the terror group Maute. The post De Lima laments 'humanitarian issue' in Marawi appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

ExpoAmazónica 2017: Event to Position Peruvian Superfoods for Promising Future

Based on marketing the SUPERFOODS PERU brand and sustainable development, the event comes at a strategic moment of economic recovery and emergent opportunities.

- Peruthisweek - PE

Huaca Garagay in Lima: The Past Among the Present

Peru continues to harbor vast mysteries just waiting to be discovered. What new novelties await?

- Peruthisweek - PE

Bites: In Lima, a Peruvian-Japanese Hybrid Does Fusion Right

At Dondoh, the cuisine is a natural fusion that extends beyond just putting both ceviche and sushi on a menu.

- New York Times - US

Hairless Dogs, ‘as Important as Machu Picchu’

Meet some Peruvian hairless dogs, an ancient breed whose image is recognizable on pre-Incan pottery. The breed has been declared a part of Peru’s cultural patrimony.

- New York Times - US

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