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Priest tends to miners, sex workers deep in Peru's Amazon

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:39:15 GMT2018-01-18T19:39:15Z

BOCA COLORADO, Peru (AP) -- Below an umbrella of trees deep in the Peruvian Amazon, drunken miners carry on their shoulders the casket of a man whose search for gold ended with a bullet in his stomach....

AP PHOTOS: Peru prisoners build chairs for papal visit

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:13:10 GMT2018-01-17T15:13:10Z

PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru (AP) -- Prisoners convicted of crimes like robbery and drug trafficking at a prison in the Peruvian Amazon are using their time behind bars to build simple wooden chairs that indigenous leaders will use while meeting with Pope Francis....

Earthquake in Peru destroys dozens of homes, kills 1 man

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 02:59:24 GMT2018-01-15T02:59:24Z

LIMA, Peru (AP) -- A powerful earthquake struck off Peru's coast early Sunday, tumbling adobe homes in small, rural towns, killing at least one person and injuring dozens, officials said....

Peru's pardoned ex-president hospitalized for observation

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 23:17:57 GMT2018-01-14T23:17:57Z

LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Peru's recently pardoned ex-President Alberto Fujimori has been taken from his home in the capital to a hospital for observation....

The Latest: Peruvian quake destroys 63 homes, kills 1 man

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 19:17:23 GMT2018-01-14T19:17:23Z

LIMA, Peru (AP) -- The Latest on Peru earthquake (all times local):...