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#Lima

# lima - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Ex-Peru president kills himself after attempted police arrest

The attempted arrest took place at 6.30 am at Alan García’s home.

# lima - Monday 4 June, 2018

Irish missionary set to return to Peru despite being shot by armed gang

Fr Desmond was attacked by an armed gang after he withdrew money to pay builders working on the primary school.

# lima - Monday 30 April, 2018

Irish priest shot in the feet after being followed on way back from bank in Peru

He was followed home by three armed men who beat him and shot him before taking money.

# lima - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

From The42 All Black out-half Sopoaga has reportedly agreed move to Wasps Sting In The Tail

All Black out-half Sopoaga has reportedly agreed move to Wasps

The vacuum behind Beauden Barrett has sucked another 10 to the northern hemisphere.

# lima - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Two Irish architects have scooped a world prize for a brutalist university building

Grafton Architects, led by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, won the first-ever RIBA International Prize for their project in Lima, Peru.

# lima - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Drugs mule Melissa Reid released from prison in Peru

The Scottish woman is on the way back to the UK.

# lima - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Melissa Reid to be released from prison in Peru

The Scottish woman was arrested in August 2013 with Michaella McCollum from Co Tyrone.

# lima - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge A wanted man thought his mugshot was 'terrible' so he sent police a selfie instead On The Run

A wanted man thought his mugshot was 'terrible' so he sent police a selfie instead

Who among us would not, in fairness.

# lima - Monday 14 December, 2015

Peru 2 to spend Christmas in Lima prison as strike delays court hearing

The two women had been hoping to be transferred to prisons in the UK to finish their sentences closer to their families.

# lima - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

'Bible-toting' police officers dressed up as priests to bust drug dealer

“As we are fighting crime, we have to be a little ingenious.”

# lima - Sunday 9 August, 2015

This whole community lives in a sprawling South American graveyard

The poor sleep among the dead in a neighbourhood just outside Peru’s capital city.

# lima - Monday 19 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dozens of dogs get hitched in mass canine wedding Dog Day Afternoon

Dozens of dogs get hitched in mass canine wedding

The slightly bonkers big day happened in Lima, Peru over the weekend.

# lima - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 47 One Direction fans treated for asphyxia at Peru concert South America

47 One Direction fans treated for asphyxia at Peru concert

The band are on a huge tour of South America.

# lima - Thursday 24 April, 2014

From The42 Brazilian striker Lima scored with this absolute rocket in the Europa League Pick It Out

Brazilian striker Lima scored with this absolute rocket in the Europa League

The former Braga forward won the game for the Portuguese side in powerful style.

# lima - Monday 10 February, 2014

'Peru 2' may soon be one as Reid's parents pay to bring her home

Reid’s parents have reportedly paid £3,500 so she can apply for a prison transfer and serve her sentence in Scotland, leaving her Northern Irish friend behind in Peru.

# lima - Monday 9 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s been talking about the resignation of the CRC boss, the major jobs announcement in Limerick and tomorrow’s service for ‘Madiba’…

Sentencing of ‘Peru 2′ postponed due to judges’ strike

Michaela McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid were due to be sentenced today. No new date has been set for their court appearance.

# lima - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Peru pair face sentences of six years and 8 months

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid entered guilty pleas at a court hearing last night.

# lima - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Michaella McCollum Connolly pleads guilty to drug offences in Peru

She now faces a minimum of six years and eight months in prison with no parole.

# lima - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Michaella co-accused to plead guilty - reports

A guilty plea would ensure Melissa Reid a shorter sentence.

# lima - Sunday 1 September, 2013

The Peru two to consider their plea and the story of their kidnap and arrest

Michaella McCollum Connolly’s lawyer also outlined the chain of events that led to her arrest.

# lima - Friday 23 August, 2013

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in jail, and their wish list revealed Peru This post contains images

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in jail, and their wish list revealed

Toilet roll, Pringles, Oreos and a sports bra, were among some of the items requested as well as stamps and envelopes to write letters home.

# lima - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

PICS: Michaella and Melissa refused bail and head to Peruvian jail Drug Trafficking This post contains images

PICS: Michaella and Melissa refused bail and head to Peruvian jail

The pair were arrested two weeks ago at Lima’s international airport with 11 kilograms of cocaine.

# lima - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in Peruvian court over drug trafficking charges Drug Trafficking This post contains images

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in Peruvian court over drug trafficking charges

Connolly’s lawyer Peter Madden said the Tyrone woman would be protesting her innocence.

# lima - Monday 19 August, 2013

Michaella's brother visits her in Peruvian police custody ahead of trial

He visited his sister at the national police anti-drug headquarters where Michaella and her companion Melissa Reid are being held.

# lima - Friday 16 August, 2013

Irish priest in Lima: Michaella was 'conned' and prisons are 'violent'

Michaella McCollum Connolly’s solicitor has flown to Peru ahead of today’s preliminary court hearing.

# lima - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

“I don’t really want to talk to any journalist at any stage” – Michaella McCollum Connolly

In a video posted last night, Michaella says that she is not being given enough to drink.

Michaella and Melissa's court appearance delayed in Peru

The pair have been visited by the former honorary consul of Ireland in Peru and Archbishop of Lima Seán Walsh.

# lima - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Video: Irish woman Michaella McCollum Connolly in Lima drugs bust

Footage of a Peru police video has emerged. Watch it here.

# lima - Sunday 11 August, 2013

'Missing' Michaella McCollum Connolly visited by British embassy in Peru

The larger the amount of drugs the longer the sentence in Peru, and if convicted, the women could face up to 25 years in prison.

# lima - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

27 juvenile inmates escape from Peruvian jail

The inmates, who broke out in two groups, took advantage of distractions over the New Year period to make a run for it.

# lima - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

From The42 Get up, Stand up: Irish paddle surfers off to Peru for world championships Making Waves This post contains videos

Get up, Stand up: Irish paddle surfers off to Peru for world championships

A group of six are set to compete in the very first international competition of its kind in Lima later this month.