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Protestors · Lima

Peru’s President Imposes Curfew on Capital After Violent Protests Over Inflation

42% Center coverage: 26 sources
Peru's President Pedro Castillo imposed a curfew in the capital city, Lima, and the port city of Callao. People have been demonstrating against rising fuel and fertilizer costs brought on by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Authorities said the protests have erected roadblocks and carried out "acts of violence"See the Story
US & Canada · Lima

Inter-American Court orders Peru not to release Fujimori from prison

41% Left coverage: 17 sources
Inter-American Court of Human Rights urges Peru not to grant 83-year-old ex-president Alberto Fujimori a release on humanitarian grounds. He has since 2009 been serving a 25-year sentence for two massacres committed by army death squads during his presidency. Lima has said it would abide by any decision of the IACHR.See the Story
Latin America · Lima

Peru’s imprisoned ex-president Fujimori hospitalised – again

Coverage: 6 sources
Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori was hospitalized April 17 for the second time in a month. The 83-year-old, who has served 15 years of a 25-year term, suffered a drop in blood pressure and an irregular heartbeat. He has been serving a prison term for crimes against humanity committed during his presidency.See the Story
Protestors · Lima

Peru declares state of emergency on highways as protests continue

38% Right coverage: 8 sources
Peru declares a one-month state of emergency on all its highways to clear road blocks. Trucker and farm workers have been blocking roads since Monday to protest rising fuel and fertiliser prices. President Pedro Castillo's imposition of a 24-hour curfew in Lima on Tuesday backfiring.See the Story
Latin America · Lima

Peruvian prime minister draws ire after praising Hitler

80% Left coverage: 5 sources
Aníbal Torres made the comments during a cabinet session in the Andean town of Huancayo. He praised the infrastructure created by Hitler and Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini as examples of economic success. German embassy in Lima condemned Mr Torres's speech in a statement posted on Facebook.See the Story
Climate Change · Lima

Peru's 'worst ecological disaster' slams small-scale fishing

60% Center coverage: 5 sources
Peru has characterized the spill of 11,900 barrels as its "worst ecological disaster" The oil was extracted from Buzios, the world's largest deep water oil field. The affected artisanal fishermen are among the most economically vulnerable in Peru. Authorities took three weeks to come up with a list of 2,500 fishermen whom they would help.See the Story
Latin America · Lima

Peruvian town finally buries the victims of massacre

60% Left coverage: 5 sources
Families of some of those killed buried the remains of their loved ones. 69 people killed by soldiers in 1985 in this mountainous town in Peru's south. Some who survived remember what people went through. A total of 80 caskets, including those of people killed as late as 2000, were being buried.See the Story
Latin America · Lima

Peru's former president Fujimori is back in prison following a hospital stay

67% Left coverage: 3 sources
Disgraced former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori returned to prison after an 11-day hospitalisation. The 83-year-old, currently serving a 25-year sentence for crimes against humanity committed during his presidency, had heart surgery in October. He was jailed over two massacres committed by army death squads in 1991 and 1992.See the Story
Business · Lima

How gas interests slowed Chile’s clean energy transition

Coverage: 5 sources
Chile holds itself out as a global leader on climate change. Nearly 22% of Chile’s electricity is generated by solar and wind farms, putting it far ahead of both the global average, 10%, and the United States, at 13%. It was one of the first countries to declare a target for renewable energy, in 2008.See the Story

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