Peru

At least 25 dead in Peru after bus plunges into ravine

The bus with more than 50 passengers ended up on the edge of a river, and some of those on board were swept away by the water, municipal official Jaime Herrera said.

Diniz’s upbeat Brazil face Peru

An upbeat Brazil will look to follow up Friday's dominant victory over Bolivia when they travel to Lima for Wednesday's clash with Peru in World Cup qualifying.

Machu Picchu ordered closed as protests flare

Peruvian police arrested over 200 people accused of illegally entering the campus of a major Lima university, while authorities in Cusco shut the Incan citadel of Machu Picchu and the Inca trail as deadly anti-government protests spread nationwide.

Pele lives on in 738 Peruvian children named for football star

The world lost Pele, the "king" of football in 2022, but his name will live on in more than 700 Peruvian children born last year, according to a list published by Peru's National Registry of Identification and Civil Status.

Major football stadium tragedies

The stampede at a domestic football match in eastern Indonesia that led to at least 129 deaths late on Saturday is the latest in a long line of football stadium tragedies.

Aus, NZ, Peru, Costa Rica fight for last two World Cup places

The last two places at the World Cup finals will be decided this week, with Australia, New Zealand, Peru and Costa Rica digging into their stamina reserves for do-or-die battles.

Archeologists find remains of 227 sacrificed children in Peru

Archeologists in Peru say the 227 bodies they have unearthed from a site used by the pre-Columbian Chimu culture is the biggest-ever discovery of sacrificed children.

Peru end winless streak

Already eliminated Peru get their first World Cup win in 40 years and their first goal in 36 with a 2-0 victory over Australia on Tuesday.

Evidence of world's biggest child sacrifice found in Peru

Archaeologists in Peru finds evidence of the biggest-ever sacrifice of children, uncovering the remains of more than 140 youngsters who were slain alongside 200 llamas as part of a ritual offering some 550 years ago, National Geographic announces.

April 30, 2024
April 30, 2024

At least 25 dead in Peru after bus plunges into ravine

The bus with more than 50 passengers ended up on the edge of a river, and some of those on board were swept away by the water, municipal official Jaime Herrera said.

September 12, 2023
September 12, 2023

Diniz’s upbeat Brazil face Peru

An upbeat Brazil will look to follow up Friday's dominant victory over Bolivia when they travel to Lima for Wednesday's clash with Peru in World Cup qualifying.

January 22, 2023
January 22, 2023

Machu Picchu ordered closed as protests flare

Peruvian police arrested over 200 people accused of illegally entering the campus of a major Lima university, while authorities in Cusco shut the Incan citadel of Machu Picchu and the Inca trail as deadly anti-government protests spread nationwide.

January 3, 2023
January 3, 2023

Pele lives on in 738 Peruvian children named for football star

The world lost Pele, the "king" of football in 2022, but his name will live on in more than 700 Peruvian children born last year, according to a list published by Peru's National Registry of Identification and Civil Status.

October 2, 2022
October 2, 2022

Major football stadium tragedies

The stampede at a domestic football match in eastern Indonesia that led to at least 129 deaths late on Saturday is the latest in a long line of football stadium tragedies.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

Aus, NZ, Peru, Costa Rica fight for last two World Cup places

The last two places at the World Cup finals will be decided this week, with Australia, New Zealand, Peru and Costa Rica digging into their stamina reserves for do-or-die battles.

August 28, 2019
August 28, 2019

Archeologists find remains of 227 sacrificed children in Peru

Archeologists in Peru say the 227 bodies they have unearthed from a site used by the pre-Columbian Chimu culture is the biggest-ever discovery of sacrificed children.

June 26, 2018
June 26, 2018

Peru end winless streak

Already eliminated Peru get their first World Cup win in 40 years and their first goal in 36 with a 2-0 victory over Australia on Tuesday.

April 27, 2018
April 27, 2018

Evidence of world's biggest child sacrifice found in Peru

Archaeologists in Peru finds evidence of the biggest-ever sacrifice of children, uncovering the remains of more than 140 youngsters who were slain alongside 200 llamas as part of a ritual offering some 550 years ago, National Geographic announces.

November 16, 2016
November 16, 2016

Football: Second half brilliance lifts Brazil over plucky Peru

An outstanding performance from Gabriel Jesus helps Brazil to a 2-0 win over Peru and move the five times World Cup winners four points clear at the top of the South American qualifying group for Russia 2018.

push notification
X