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  1. Lima, Peru — After months of relative calm following mass protests in Peru over the ouster of President Pedro Castillo in December, citizens and social activists in the southern Puno region participated in a 24-hour strike on Tuesday as part of a reinitiation of protests against the administration of Castillo’s successor, Dina Boluarte.  On the […]

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  2. Lima, Peru — Nearly every region in Peru is facing an outbreak of dengue, a virus that is spread to humans via mosquitos and can cause nausea, fever, achiness, and in severe cases internal bleeding and death.  In the first four and a half months of 2023, the country has already exceeded the historical record […]

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  3. Lima, Peru — On the night of April 8, Santiago Contoricón, an Indigenous leader from Peru’s Amazon, went to the window of his home in Puerto Ocopa. A man on the patio had called into the shack asking for him.  As he pulled back the curtain to peer out the window, he was shot once […]

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  4. Lima, Peru — Peru’s Foreign Relations Commission in Congress declared Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador “persona non grata” on Monday after Mexico’s leader had been frequently critical of President Dina Boluarte.  After hearing of the lawmakers’ declaration, AMLO responded, “Thank you very much, thank you very much for declaring me ‘persona non grata’, because […]

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  5. Lima, Peru — Some unusual weather this week in Cusco, one of the most popular tourist cities in Peru, had travelers and locals doing a double take.  On May 8, Cusco residents walked out to find a white blanket of snow covering streets and trees after a storm dumped rain, sleet and snow for 10 […]

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