BRASILIA/BEIJING - Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras has struck a deal to sell its Peruvian oil and gas assets to PetroChina , China's top oil and gas firm, and its parent China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) for $2.6 billion.
HUARAZ, Peru - In its heyday, the Pastoruri glacier in central Peru, drew daily throngs of tourists packed into dozens of double-decker buses 16,000-feet (5,0000-meters) high into the Andes to ski, build snowmen and scale its dizzying peaks.
LIMA - Peru's President Ollanta Humala swore in a widely praised regional politician as his fourth prime minister in a Cabinet reshuffle on Thursday, but retained his finance minister despite rumors he might quit.
LIMA - Peru's President Ollanta Humala swore in a widely praised regional politician as his fourth prime minister in a mini-cabinet reshuffle on Thursday, but retained his finance minister despite rumors he might quit.
LIMA - Peruvian President Ollanta Humala is reshuffling his Cabinet after asking his prime minister to leave, part of an investor-friendly effort to push through stalled reforms and projects, sources said Wednesday.
LIMA - Peru's Prime Minister Juan Jimenez said on Tuesday he is leaving President Ollanta Humala's government and that other cabinet changes will soon be announced by his successor - a local governor and former business manager.
LIMA - An archaeological site in the midst of Peru's bustling capital has yielded yet another pre-Incan prize, an undisturbed Wari tomb containing two corpses wrapped in ceremonial fabric, archeologists said on Thursday.
LIMA - The Catholic Church has yet to help authorities in Peru who are investigating whether a defrocked bishop sexually abused children before Pope Francis forced him from his post in a poor Andean region, a prosecutor said on Thursday.
LIMA - Authorities in Peru said they rescued a man trapped in a mine on Wednesday after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake shook the coast - causing landslides, damaging homes and schools and injuring at least 17 in rural provinces.
LIMA - Authorities in Peru rushed to rescue miners reportedly trapped in copper pits on Wednesday after an earthquake shook the coast - causing landslides, injuries and possibly deaths in rural provinces, local officials said.
Election Analysis and Insight
Ollanta Humala has dared to move further toward the center, if not the right, than the man he emulated during his campaign -- Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
Peru's new government will seek a tax on miner's windfall profits but will consult with companies first, confirmed Carlos Herrera, President-elect Ollanta Humala's pick for minister of energy and mines.