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#Peru

# peru - Saturday 14 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Melissa Reid to be released from prison in Peru Cocaine Smuggling

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

From TheJournal.ie Fate of Melissa Reid to be decided in coming days Peru 2

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

From TheJournal.ie Michaella McCollum issues legal proceedings against Irish newspaper Alleged Harassment

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

From TheJournal.ie Michaella McCollum's interview on RTÉ divided opinions last night Peru

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

From TheJournal.ie Michaella McCollum has been freed from prison in Peru Paroled

Michaella McCollum has been freed from prison in Peru

The Tyrone native has been jailed there since 2013.

# peru - Friday 4 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Tourists arrested after stripping naked for photos at Machu Picchu Peru

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

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

"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

From TheJournal.ie How I went from 9-to-5 accountant to these South American waves for my office Opinion

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

From TheJournal.ie This woman was the sole survivor of a flight obliterated by a thunderstorm Miracle

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

From TheJournal.ie Why two young Dubliners quit their day jobs to go into business... in Peru The Inca Trail

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.”

# peru - Sunday 9 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This whole community lives in a sprawling South American graveyard Peru

This whole community lives in a sprawling South American graveyard

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

# peru - Saturday 25 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'I swear it will never happen again' - what he said 5 weeks before he killed her Domestic Violence

'I swear it will never happen again' - what he said 5 weeks before he killed her

Powerful new book includes extracts from letters, emails and texts from abusive lovers.

# peru - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie "Keep your mouth shut" - Fellow drug mule's prison advice to Michaella McCollum Head Down

"Keep your mouth shut" - Fellow drug mule's prison advice to Michaella McCollum

Belfast woman Lillian Allen was also convicted of drug smuggling in Peru.

# peru - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Ever scored with the outside of your boot direct from a corner?

Because Carlos Lobaton has.

# peru - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Belfast prison agrees to take drug smuggler Michaela McCollum Peru

Belfast prison agrees to take drug smuggler Michaela McCollum

The Peruvian ministry of justice and human rights must approve the repatriation.

# peru - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Peruvian footballer struck by lightning during match survives despite reports suggesting he had died

A linesman was also injured in the freak accident.

# peru - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Four indigenous leaders killed while fighting Amazon deforestation Amazon

Four indigenous leaders killed while fighting Amazon deforestation

They were killed by suspected members of an illegal logging ring.

# peru - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Michaella McCollum Connolly 'endured a significant amount of stress' Peru 1

Michaella McCollum Connolly 'endured a significant amount of stress'

The 21-year-old’s solicitor confirmed her transfer from a prison in Peru to Ash House Women’s Prison in south Belfast.

# peru - Monday 23 June, 2014

It took a bicycle kick to end this mad goal-mouth scramble after the bar was hit THREE times Schemozzle This post contains videos

# peru - Monday 26 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 'Peru 2' moved to prison in Peruvian desert, family express worry On The Move

'Peru 2' moved to prison in Peruvian desert, family express worry

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid were convicted of attempting to smuggle cocaine from Peru to Spain.

# peru - Monday 19 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dozens of dogs get hitched in mass canine wedding Dog Day Afternoon

Dozens of dogs get hitched in mass canine wedding

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

# peru - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 47 One Direction fans treated for asphyxia at Peru concert South America

47 One Direction fans treated for asphyxia at Peru concert

The band are on a huge tour of South America.

# peru - Monday 10 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 'Peru 2' may soon be one as Reid's parents pay to bring her home Drug Smuggling

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

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.

# peru - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘Peru 2′ sentenced to 6 years and 8 months in jail each Prison

‘Peru 2′ sentenced to 6 years and 8 months in jail each

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid were found guilty of trafficking cocaine.

From TheJournal.ie Sentence today for two women caught with drugs in Peru Peru

Sentence today for two women caught with drugs in Peru

Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid were caught with cocaine hidden in their luggage.

# peru - Monday 9 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s been talking about the resignation of the CRC boss, the major jobs announcement in Limerick and tomorrow’s service for ‘Madiba’…

From TheJournal.ie Sentencing of ‘Peru 2′ postponed due to judges’ strike Peru

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

Michaela McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid were due to be sentenced today. No new date has been set for their court appearance.

# peru - Monday 14 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie 'Peru 2' transferred to prison notorious for overcrowding Mccollum Connolly

'Peru 2' transferred to prison notorious for overcrowding

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid have been transferred from a low security facility, and could now be sharing a cell with as many as 38 other inmates.

# peru - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Court presses Peru two for details of gang members Peru

Court presses Peru two for details of gang members

Last week a prosecutor said they would need to give a fuller confession if they expected to have their sentences reduced.

# peru - Thursday 26 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Prosecutor rejects Peru two guilty plea Peru

Prosecutor rejects Peru two guilty plea

The prosecutor said the women would need to give more details and fully acknowledge their guilt.

# peru - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Peru pair face sentences of six years and 8 months Michaella McCollum Connolly

Peru pair face sentences of six years and 8 months

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid entered guilty pleas at a court hearing last night.

# peru - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Michaella McCollum Connolly pleads guilty to drug offences in Peru Peru

Michaella McCollum Connolly pleads guilty to drug offences in Peru

She now faces a minimum of six years and eight months in prison with no parole.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Michaella McCollum Connolly to plead guilty to drug trafficking charges Peru

Michaella McCollum Connolly to plead guilty to drug trafficking charges

The Monaghan-born woman, accused of trying to smuggle drugs from Peru to Spain, is hoping to receive a shorter sentence in return for entering a guilty plea.

# peru - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Michaella McCollum Connolly 'could plead guilty' Peru

Michaella McCollum Connolly 'could plead guilty'

Meanwhile, £2,616 has been raised by a fund set up by McCollum Connolly’s sister.