LIMA A sudden and abnormal warming of Pacific waters off Peru has unleashed the deadliest downpours in decades, with landslides and raging rivers sweeping away people, clogging highways and destroying crops. | Video
LIMA Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's approval rating slipped 6 percentage points to 32 percent in an Ipsos poll taken while deadly downpours and flooding racked the Andean country, local daily El Comercio reported Sunday.
LIMA Peru could suspend a $525 million airport project if the country's comptroller recommends doing so amid questions over controversial changes to the contract, the transportation minister said Thursday.
VINA DEL MAR, Chile Peru's foreign minister called a proposal to suspend Venezuela from the Organization Of American States (OAS) "extreme" and said on Wednesday it likely would not have sufficient support of member states.
LIMA Odebrecht's Peruvian unit might not be able to pay creditors and suppliers starting next month after $30 million of its local assets were seized by authorities to ensure it will pay eventual reparations for bribes, a company source said.
LIMA Workers at Peru's top copper mine, Freeport-McMoRan's Cerro Verde , started an indefinite strike on Friday that halted 95 percent of production of about 40,000 tonnes per month, the union said.
LIMA Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski criticized a proposal being considered by the Trump administration to separate women and children crossing illegally into the United States, saying it was "something that shouldn't be happening in the 21st century."
CARACAS/LIMA Venezuela's leftist government on Monday called Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski a "coward" and a "dog" servile to the United States, leading Peru to respond by sending a protest note and calling in its ambassador for consultations.
LIMA Brazilian construction company Odebrecht, which has admitted to paying bribes in 12 Latin American countries, can leave behind all its ongoing projects in Peru within six months, the Andean country's president said in an interview published Sunday.