• Peru in 'State of Emergency' over Gold Mine Protests

    Peruvian President Ollanta Humala declared a state of emergency late on Sunday to quell protests against Newmont Mining's $4.8 billion Conga gold mine project that have hobbled the region of Cajamarca for 11 days.
  • Peruvians battle to find survivors in quake rubble

    Rescue teams battled through the night to find survivors after a powerful quake ravaged Peru's central coast, killing some 500 people in one of the country's worst natural disasters in the last 100 years.
  • Earthquake in Peru kills hundreds

    Powerful aftershocks shook Peru on Thursday as rescuers pulled wounded and dead from collapsed homes and churches a day after a massive earthquake killed hundreds of people.