Two hundred police officers are under investigation for ties to a criminal network allegedly led by a retired colonel, in the latest example of officials…
Authorities in Peru have dismissed nearly two dozen police officials in the northern coastal city of Chiclayo for ties to drug trafficking, highlighting widespread official…
The murder of a prominent land rights activist and three other indigenous men in Peru's Amazon region has been attributed to illegal loggers, in a…
Peru Country Profile
Although violence in Peru has been relatively low since the end of its civil conflict in the late 1990s, the cocaine trade is on the rise in the country, which surpassed Colombia to become the world's largest producer of cocaine in 2011, according to some estimates.
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