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Peru

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  • See the world: In Peru, nice day for a wet wedding

     
    Every day on WorldNow, we highlight a remarkable shot from somewhere in the world. Today's shot comes from Ventanilla, Peru. This is the second year that the Peruvian city has organized a group wedding in a pool on Valentine's Day, the Associated Press...
  • International Women's Day: What's happening around the world

     
    women, human rights, International Women's day, equality: It's International Women's Day. The event, born of the socialist movement in the United States the early 1900s, has spread across the world in the century since. But the day looks very different...
  • Jeremiah Johnson

    Jeremiah Johnson
    An Indiana sports fan in every way...Jeremiah Johnson is fulfilling a life-long dream to broadcast sports in Indianapolis. Growing up in Peru, Indiana, Jeremiah never missed a local sportscast...while his Tigers weren't featured often on Friday nights,...
  • Perú le da un susto a Uruguay y empatan 1-1

    Uruguay ejerció un dominio inútil ante Perú y tuvo que conformarse con un empate 1-1 el lunes en el partido inaugural del Grupo C de la Copa América. Paolo Guerrero puso a los peruanos arriba a los 23 minutos, tras burlar la trampa del fuera de juego,...
  • CIA Admits Mistakes in 2001 Shoot Down of American Missionary Plane in Peru

    CIA Admits Mistakes in 2001 Shoot Down of American Missionary Plane in Peru
    The CIA has completed and released its investigation into the agency's role in the 2001 shootdown in Peru of a small plane carrying American missionaries with ties to our area. A Michigan woman Veronica Bowers and her 7 month old daughter were killed in...
  • Aruba Jaw Bone Does Not Belong to Natalee Holloway

    Aruba Jaw Bone Does Not Belong to Natalee Holloway
    ORANJESTAD, Aruba -- Prosecutors in Aruba say a jawbone found on an island beach earlier this month does not belong to missing Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway. Analysis based on dental records ruled out that the bone fragment came from her. An...
  • Prosecutors Say Jawbone Is Not Natalee Holloway's

    Prosecutors Say Jawbone Is Not Natalee Holloway's
    ORANJESTAD, Aruba ( KTLA) -- Prosecutors in Aruba say a jawbone found on an island beach earlier this month does not belong to missing Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway. Analysis based on dental records ruled out that the bone fragment came from her....
  • Theft of Playground Equipment Bound for Peruvian Orphans Leaves Charity's Project in Question

    Theft of Playground Equipment Bound for Peruvian Orphans Leaves Charity's Project in Question
    A theft of used playground equipment from a West Michigan charity has left the organization's latest project in serious jeopardy. Kids Alive International, an organization that provides family-style living for orphans worldwide, had plans to ship...
  • 100 facts for 100 years of Machu Picchu: Fact 8

    100 facts for 100 years of Machu Picchu: Fact 8
    In July, Machu Picchu, Peru's biggest tourist attraction, will mark its 100th anniversary of rediscovery. Hiram Bingham III, a Yale professor, came upon the vine-covered ruins on July 24, 1911. Here, then, as we lead up to the century mark, are 100-plus...
  • In the Pipeline: Memories of a president's pilot

    In the Pipeline: Memories of a president's pilot
    If I've learned anything in the 11 years my family and I have lived in Huntington Beach, it's that you never know who you'll run into in Huntington Beach. Take, for example, the man I sat with recently. He sat on a couch thumbing through a photo album....
  • Peru wants psych tests on men to curb domestic violence

    You'll see lots of slapping in telenovelas, but this is no joke. Domestic violence is a serious problem worldwide. Lately South American newspapers have been filled with cases of women burned and murdered by their husbands or boyfriends. In Peru, 385...
  • Woman outraged after police use taser on husband with Alzheimer's

    Woman outraged after police use taser on husband with Alzheimer's
    Several Peru Police Department Officers are under investigation about why they fired a taser multiple times on an advanced stage Alzheimer's patient early Sunday morning. Virginia and James Howard have been together since they were teens.  Married for 45...