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# lima - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Peru president faces calls to resign after three protesters killed
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Peru president faces calls to resign after three protesters killed

Nov 15th 2020, 9:40 AM 13,900 Views 3 Comments

Seven ministers of Peru’s cabinet resigned last night.

# lima - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Nine killed in Peru prison protest against overcrowded conditions during pandemic
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Nine killed in Peru prison protest against overcrowded conditions during pandemic

Apr 28th 2020, 8:00 PM 13,055 Views 4 Comments

Officials said the nine inmates were shot during clashes with authorities.

# lima - Monday 30 March, 2020

'We're just so grateful': 100 Irish citizens land back in Dublin after repatriation flight from Peru
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'We're just so grateful': 100 Irish citizens land back in Dublin after repatriation flight from Peru

Updated Mar 30th 2020, 7:48 PM 104,361 Views 88 Comments

Breandán from Co Cork said that it was a “surreal” experience having a Peruvian escort to the airport to catch the flight home.

# lima - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Ex-Peru president kills himself after attempted police arrest
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Ex-Peru president kills himself after attempted police arrest

Apr 17th 2019, 5:09 PM 29,614 Views 11 Comments

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

Jun 4th 2018, 8:29 AM 13,024 Views 13 Comments

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

Apr 30th 2018, 12:48 PM 23,770 Views 21 Comments

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

# lima - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 10th 2018, 2:53 PM 7,612 Views 13 Comments

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

Nov 24th 2016, 8:28 AM 35,002 Views 40 Comments

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
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Drugs mule Melissa Reid released from prison in Peru

Jun 22nd 2016, 7:26 AM 31,552 Views 31 Comments

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
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Melissa Reid to be released from prison in Peru

May 14th 2016, 7:34 AM 27,159 Views 33 Comments

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

# lima - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

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

Jan 12th 2016, 8:17 AM 4,365 Views 2 Comments

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

Dec 14th 2015, 4:11 PM 31,227 Views 59 Comments

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

Sep 2nd 2015, 3:50 PM 15,407 Views 18 Comments

“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
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This whole community lives in a sprawling South American graveyard

Aug 9th 2015, 2:00 PM 17,249 Views 11 Comments

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

# lima - Monday 19 May, 2014

Dozens of dogs get hitched in mass canine wedding
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Dozens of dogs get hitched in mass canine wedding

May 19th 2014, 6:00 PM 9,742 Views 25 Comments

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

# lima - Thursday 1 May, 2014

47 One Direction fans treated for asphyxia at Peru concert
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47 One Direction fans treated for asphyxia at Peru concert

May 1st 2014, 9:30 AM 2,600 Views 0 Comments

The band are on a huge tour of South America.

# lima - Thursday 24 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 24th 2014, 10:37 PM 4,286 Views 3 Comments

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

Feb 10th 2014, 9:45 PM 75,321 Views 70 Comments

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
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Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Dec 9th 2013, 11:42 PM 15,067 Views 6 Comments

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

Dec 9th 2013, 11:20 PM 29,648 Views 0 Comments

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
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Peru pair face sentences of six years and 8 months

Sep 25th 2013, 8:05 AM 14,559 Views 99 Comments

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
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Michaella McCollum Connolly pleads guilty to drug offences in Peru

Sep 24th 2013, 7:58 PM 35,975 Views 0 Comments

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
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Michaella co-accused to plead guilty - reports

Sep 15th 2013, 9:00 PM 34,597 Views 128 Comments

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

Sep 1st 2013, 3:57 PM 30,710 Views 0 Comments

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

Aug 23rd 2013, 8:29 PM 59,096 Views 0 Comments

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

Aug 21st 2013, 10:37 PM 33,437 Views 0 Comments

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

Aug 20th 2013, 4:37 PM 37,042 Views 38 Comments

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

Aug 19th 2013, 10:46 PM 26,741 Views 0 Comments

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

Aug 16th 2013, 10:33 AM 33,293 Views 79 Comments

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

Aug 14th 2013, 10:18 PM 64,517 Views 227 Comments

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
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Michaella and Melissa's court appearance delayed in Peru

Aug 14th 2013, 8:08 AM 25,793 Views 248 Comments

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
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Video: Irish woman Michaella McCollum Connolly in Lima drugs bust

Aug 13th 2013, 9:18 AM 44,563 Views 271 Comments

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

Aug 11th 2013, 2:52 PM 46,078 Views 71 Comments

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
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27 juvenile inmates escape from Peruvian jail

Jan 2nd 2013, 7:46 AM 5,564 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 8th 2012, 1:16 PM 1,069 Views 0 Comments

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