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#Peru

# peru - Thursday 29 November, 2018

My first Christmas... away from home (and 3,400 metres up in the Andes)

Trudi McDonald from Cavan recalls her first December 25 away from the family. A long, long way away.

# peru - Friday 24 August, 2018

Venezuelans rush to Peru to beat passport deadline as mass exodus continues

Local churches have been handing out food to the weary and hungry migrants as they wait.

# peru - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

From The42 Peru striker Guerrero cleared to play (for now) despite positive test for 'cocaine' Limbo

Peru striker Guerrero cleared to play (for now) despite positive test for 'cocaine'

The CAS decision to ban Guerrero for 14 months, put on hold for the World Cup, could be reimposed in the coming weeks.

# peru - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

From The42 Striker who had drugs ban lifted fires Peru to World Cup victory and sends Socceroos packing A Long Time Coming

Striker who had drugs ban lifted fires Peru to World Cup victory and sends Socceroos packing

Captain Paolo Guerrero set up the first and scored the second against Australia at Fisht Stadium.

# peru - 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.

# peru - Sunday 3 June, 2018

From The42 Peru captain grabs two goals just days after World Cup ban for drug use is overturned Brace

Peru captain grabs two goals just days after World Cup ban for drug use is overturned

Paolo Guerrero was cleared to play at the World Cup after his long legal battle against a 14-month drugs suspension.

# peru - 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.

# peru - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Peru police hunt for men wanted in connection with lynching of Canadian man suspected of killing elderly shaman

Grisly footage of the man’s death at the hands of a mob has been widely circulated on social media.

# peru - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

River searched for 16 missing people after Peruvian bridge collapses into valley

At least 30 people were on the bridge when it collapsed during torrential rains yesterday.

At least 48 people die after bus goes off Peru's 'Devil's Curve'

It plunged 100 metres and landed upside down on rocks at the edge of the sea.

# peru - Friday 22 December, 2017

Vampire bat rabies kills hundreds of cows a year as it spreads across Peru

It’s thought that raising awareness of the disease could reduce the cost associated with vampire bat rabies.

# peru - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

From The42 Peru captain cleared to play at World Cup after Fifa reduce drug ban Russia 2018

Peru captain cleared to play at World Cup after Fifa reduce drug ban

Paolo Guerrero tested positive for cocaine but his revised suspension will now end before this summer’s World Cup in Russia.

# peru - Friday 8 December, 2017

From The42 Peru captain to miss their first World Cup in 36 years due to ban for failed drug test Punishment

Peru captain to miss their first World Cup in 36 years due to ban for failed drug test

Former Bayern Munich striker Paolo Guerrero won’t be leading his country to Russia next summer.

# peru - Friday 1 December, 2017

From The42 World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

From The42 Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# peru - Thursday 16 November, 2017

From The42 Celebrations in Lima triggered earthquake warnings as Peru ended a 36-year World Cup wait Seismic

Celebrations in Lima triggered earthquake warnings as Peru ended a 36-year World Cup wait

Several earthquake detection apps sent warnings of a tremor in the Peruvian capital after Jefferson Farfan’s opener.

From The42 Peru get the better of New Zealand to qualify for World Cup after 36-year wait Last In This post contains videos

Peru get the better of New Zealand to qualify for World Cup after 36-year wait

Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos scored as the South Americans reached the finals for the first time since 1982.

# peru - Saturday 11 November, 2017

From The42 Toothless Peru held in New Zealand as tense draw leaves World Cup berth in the balance Road To Russia

# peru - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

From The42 England warned over paper planes in latest Fifa clamp-down And Take Your Money

England warned over paper planes in latest Fifa clamp-down

FIFA has punished five nations in Central and South America following homophobic chants in recent World Cup qualifiers.

# peru - Thursday 12 October, 2017

From The42 Chilean FA will not report Peru and Colombia for alleged World Cup 'pact' Spilt Milk

Chilean FA will not report Peru and Colombia for alleged World Cup 'pact'

The last five minutes in Lima saw Radamel Falcao hold veiled talks with Colombia’s rivals during their 1-1 draw.

# peru - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

From The42 Alexis Sanchez won't be at the World Cup after Arsenal team-mate's bizarre blunder Oh Dear This post contains videos

Alexis Sanchez won't be at the World Cup after Arsenal team-mate's bizarre blunder

Colombia’s David Ospina parried an indirect set-piece into his own net, which earned a point for Peru.

# peru - Friday 6 October, 2017

From The42 A World Cup without Messi? Argentina's qualifying bid is in danger after Peru stalemate Up In The Air

A World Cup without Messi? Argentina's qualifying bid is in danger after Peru stalemate

They werre held to a 0-0 draw in Buenos Aires last night.

# peru - Saturday 29 July, 2017

'Did you know Roger Casement helped to liberate natives in the Amazon jungle?'

Ireland and Peru have so much in common, including our similar history writes Peruvian in Ireland, Gianmarco Alvarado.

# peru - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Potatoes have been grown in conditions similar to those found on Mars

Straight out of the plot of 2015 film The Martian, scientists in Peru managed the feat.

# peru - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Peru is fighting to save 17 languages that are in danger of dying out

The native way of life has been wiped out in parts of the Amazon.

# peru - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

President Higgins set to be awarded Peru’s highest honour

This trip is the first time an Irish President in office has visited Peru, Colombia and Cuba.

# peru - 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.

# peru - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Michaella McCollum returns home to Ireland months after release from Peru jail

The convicted drug smuggler was pictured in Dublin Airport yesterday.

# peru - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Drugs mule Melissa Reid released from prison in Peru

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

# peru - Monday 13 June, 2016

From The42 Controversial handball knocks Brazil out of the Copa America Shocker This post contains videos

Controversial handball knocks Brazil out of the Copa America

Brazil boss Dunga said his side’s fate was not decided by football.

# peru - 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.

# peru - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Fate of Melissa Reid to be decided in coming days

The Scottish native has been in a Peruvian jail since 2013.

# peru - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Michaella McCollum issues legal proceedings against Irish newspaper

Her lawyer said staff from a daily newspaper subjected the McCollum family to “harassment and intimidation”.

# peru - Monday 4 April, 2016

Michaella McCollum's interview on RTÉ divided opinions last night

Everyone was talking about the interview last night, here’s what they were saying.

# peru - Friday 1 April, 2016

Michaella McCollum has been freed from prison in Peru

The Tyrone native has been jailed there since 2013.

# peru - Friday 4 March, 2016

Tourists arrested after stripping naked for photos at Machu Picchu

The two men were reportedly charged with moral misconduct. after being detained by guards.

# peru - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

"Protection of life surpasses religion and politics. We cannot allow this country to promote death."

Peru has rejected legalised abortions for victims of rape.

# peru - Saturday 12 September, 2015

How I went from 9-to-5 accountant to these South American waves for my office

Richy O’Carroll didn’t want to have any regrets – so he decided to set sail for Peru.

# peru - Saturday 5 September, 2015

This woman was the sole survivor of a flight obliterated by a thunderstorm

Juliane Koepcke was believed to be dead before she reappeared after trekking through the jungle for 11 days.

# peru - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Why two young Dubliners quit their day jobs to go into business... in Peru

“We’re very proud of the fact that we feel like we represent Ireland in everything we do.”

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