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Peru police bust alleged baby trafficking gang

- Authorities in Peru said Thursday they had busted an alleged baby trafficking ring that included the country's former police chief.

Remains of 26 victims of Peru's Shining Path handed over

- The remains of 26 Peruvians, victims of an atrocity carried out by Maoist rebels more than three decades ago, were handed over to their families in a ceremony Wednesday, officials said.

Husband of Peru opposition leader Fujimori probed over corruption

- Peruvian prosecutors opened a corruption investigation Wednesday against the Italian-American husband of jailed opposition leader Keiko Fujimori, her lawyer said.

Peru opposition leader Fujimori appeals jail sentence

- A lawyer for Peru's powerful opposition leader Keiko Fujimori filed an appeal Tuesday against a 36-month prison term that would effectively bury her chances of a presidential run in 2021.

Peru opposition leader Fujimori moved to women's prison

- Peru's powerful opposition leader Keiko Fujimori was taken to a jail in Lima on Thursday, one day after a court ordered she be held in preventive detention for three years pending the outcome of a multi-million dollar corruption probe.

Peru court orders Fujimori detention in graft probe

- Peru's powerful opposition leader Keiko Fujimori was taken into custody on Wednesday after a court ordered her held in preventive detention for three years pending the outcome of a corruption probe.

Peru court orders Fujimori detention in graft probe

- Peru's powerful opposition leader Keiko Fujimori was taken into custody on Wednesday after a court ordered she be held in preventive detention for three years pending the outcome of a corruption probe.

Peru's Keiko Fujimori fighting for her freedom, and her party

- Peru opposition leader Keiko Fujimori's long-cherished presidential ambitions hung in the balance Thursday as a court moved closer to deciding whether to jail her pending the outcome of a corruption probe.

Peru president vetoes law that could have freed ex-leader Fujimori

- Peru President Martin Vizcarra vetoed on Monday a law that would have spared disgraced former leader Alberto Fujimori from prison, confining criminals over 65 suffering from serious or chronic illnesses to house arrest.

Peruvian archeologists discover pre-Columbian statues

- Archeologists in Peru have found 20 800-year-old wooden statues in the largest pre-Columbian site in the Americas, Culture Minister, Patricia Balbuena and researchers revealed on Monday.

Peru judge postpones decision on jailing Keiko Fujimori

- A Peruvian court postponed Sunday a ruling on a prosecutor's demand to put opposition leader Keiko Fujimori in preventive detention for 36 months, which she called a conspiracy to "bury" her presidential hopes.

Peru judge postpones decision on jailing Keiko Fujimori

- A Peruvian court postponed Sunday a ruling on a prosecutor's demand to put opposition leader Keiko Fujimori in preventive detention for 36 months, which she called a conspiracy to "bury" her presidential hopes.

Peru court to decide on long Keiko Fujimori detention

- A Peruvian court will decide on Sunday whether to grant a prosecutor's request to place opposition leader Keiko Fujimori in preventive detention for 36 months, which would likely scupper her 2021 presidential hopes.

Peru's new interior minister sworn in amid judge scandal

- President Martin Vizcarra swore in a retired police general as Peru's new interior minister Friday to replace Mauro Medina, who resigned after a fugitive supreme court judge fled to Spain.

Prosecutor urges preventative detention for Peru's Keiko Fujimori

- A Peruvian prosecutor called Friday for powerful opposition leader Keiko Fujimori to be placed under preventive detention for three years as part of a corruption scandal involving Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht.

Spain arrests fugitive Peruvian ex-judge accused of corruption

- A sacked Supreme Court judge on the run as he faces trial for corruption in Peru was arrested in Spain on Friday, the South American country's president, Martin Vizcarra said.

Peru president calls on Spain to arrest fugitive judge

- Peru's president called on Spain Thursday to arrest a sacked Supreme Court judge who fled the South American country while facing trial over a massive influence peddling scandal that forced the resignation of the interior minister.

Peru court orders Keiko Fujimori release

- A Peruvian appeals court Wednesday ordered the release of opposition leader Keiko Fujimori, who has been detained for a week after being accused by prosecutors of receiving money from Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht, a judge announced.

Peru in danger of losing its national cinchona tree

- Pre-Columbian people used its bark as a medicine while South American liberator Simon Bolivar adopted it in Peru's coat of arms, but the cinchona tree is facing a battle for survival as vast swathes of forest are chopped down to make way for plantation...

Fujimori upset over daughter's arrest, asks feuding kids to get along

- Former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori on Saturday criticized the arrest of his daughter Keiko for alleged money laundering and pleaded with his feuding children, who are battling to lead the biggest party in Congress, to join forces.
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