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#Peru

# peru - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Toothless Peru held in New Zealand as tense draw leaves World Cup berth in the balance
# Road To Russia
# Road To Russia

Toothless Peru held in New Zealand as tense draw leaves World Cup berth in the balance

Nov 11th 2017, 8:53 AM 6,767 Views 11 Comments

The game finished 0-0 in Wellington.

# peru - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

England warned over paper planes in latest Fifa clamp-down
# And Take Your Money
# And Take Your Money

England warned over paper planes in latest Fifa clamp-down

Nov 7th 2017, 6:22 PM 6,328 Views 6 Comments

FIFA has punished five nations in Central and South America following homophobic chants in recent World Cup qualifiers.

# peru - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Chilean FA will not report Peru and Colombia for alleged World Cup 'pact'
# Spilt Milk
# Spilt Milk

Chilean FA will not report Peru and Colombia for alleged World Cup 'pact'

Oct 12th 2017, 8:34 PM 6,302 Views 6 Comments

The last five minutes in Lima saw Radamel Falcao hold veiled talks with Colombia’s rivals during their 1-1 draw.

# peru - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Alexis Sanchez won't be at the World Cup after Arsenal team-mate's bizarre blunder
# Oh Dear
# Oh Dear

Alexis Sanchez won't be at the World Cup after Arsenal team-mate's bizarre blunder

Oct 11th 2017, 1:27 PM 17,000 Views 20 Comments

Colombia’s David Ospina parried an indirect set-piece into his own net, which earned a point for Peru.

# peru - Friday 6 October, 2017

A World Cup without Messi? Argentina's qualifying bid is in danger after Peru stalemate
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

A World Cup without Messi? Argentina's qualifying bid is in danger after Peru stalemate

Oct 6th 2017, 10:10 AM 7,662 Views 33 Comments

They werre held to a 0-0 draw in Buenos Aires last night.

# peru - Saturday 29 July, 2017

'Did you know Roger Casement helped to liberate natives in the Amazon jungle?'
# Peruvian Community
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# Peruvian Community

'Did you know Roger Casement helped to liberate natives in the Amazon jungle?'

Jul 29th 2017, 7:30 PM 6,770 Views 43 Comments

Ireland and Peru have so much in common, including our similar history writes Peruvian in Ireland, Gianmarco Alvarado.

# peru - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Potatoes have been grown in conditions similar to those found on Mars
# SPUDS IN SPACE
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# SPUDS IN SPACE

Potatoes have been grown in conditions similar to those found on Mars

Mar 30th 2017, 2:40 PM 9,927 Views 35 Comments

Straight out of the plot of 2015 film The Martian, scientists in Peru managed the feat.

# peru - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Peru is fighting to save 17 languages that are in danger of dying out
# Mother Tongue
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# Mother Tongue

Peru is fighting to save 17 languages that are in danger of dying out

Feb 11th 2017, 8:00 AM 9,464 Views 9 Comments

The native way of life has been wiped out in parts of the Amazon.

# peru - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

President Higgins set to be awarded Peru’s highest honour
# Gran Collar
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# Gran Collar

President Higgins set to be awarded Peru’s highest honour

Feb 8th 2017, 8:04 AM 15,290 Views 30 Comments

This trip is the first time an Irish President in office has visited Peru, Colombia and Cuba.

# peru - Thursday 24 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 24th 2016, 8:28 AM 34,994 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.

# peru - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Michaella McCollum returns home to Ireland months after release from Peru jail
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Michaella McCollum returns home to Ireland months after release from Peru jail

Aug 14th 2016, 8:52 AM 34,942 Views 99 Comments

The convicted drug smuggler was pictured in Dublin Airport yesterday.

# peru - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Drugs mule Melissa Reid released from prison in Peru
# Cocaine Smuggling
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# Cocaine Smuggling

Drugs mule Melissa Reid released from prison in Peru

Jun 22nd 2016, 7:26 AM 31,545 Views 31 Comments

The Scottish woman is on the way back to the UK.

# peru - Monday 13 June, 2016

Controversial handball knocks Brazil out of the Copa America
# Shocker
# Shocker

Controversial handball knocks Brazil out of the Copa America

Jun 13th 2016, 8:02 AM 9,590 Views 11 Comments

Brazil boss Dunga said his side’s fate was not decided by football.

# peru - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Melissa Reid to be released from prison in Peru
# Cocaine Smuggling
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# Cocaine Smuggling

Melissa Reid to be released from prison in Peru

May 14th 2016, 7:34 AM 27,138 Views 33 Comments

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

# peru - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Fate of Melissa Reid to be decided in coming days
# Peru 2
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# Peru 2

Fate of Melissa Reid to be decided in coming days

Apr 27th 2016, 11:46 AM 30,651 Views 28 Comments

The Scottish native has been in a Peruvian jail since 2013.

# peru - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Michaella McCollum issues legal proceedings against Irish newspaper
# Alleged Harassment
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# Alleged Harassment

Michaella McCollum issues legal proceedings against Irish newspaper

Apr 5th 2016, 10:45 PM 90,514 Views 0 Comments

Her lawyer said staff from a daily newspaper subjected the McCollum family to “harassment and intimidation”.

# peru - Monday 4 April, 2016

Michaella McCollum's interview on RTÉ divided opinions last night
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Michaella McCollum's interview on RTÉ divided opinions last night

Apr 4th 2016, 9:36 AM 72,464 Views 212 Comments

Everyone was talking about the interview last night, here’s what they were saying.

# peru - Friday 1 April, 2016

Michaella McCollum has been freed from prison in Peru
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# Paroled

Michaella McCollum has been freed from prison in Peru

Apr 1st 2016, 4:33 PM 55,266 Views 100 Comments

The Tyrone native has been jailed there since 2013.

# peru - Friday 4 March, 2016

Tourists arrested after stripping naked for photos at Machu Picchu
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Tourists arrested after stripping naked for photos at Machu Picchu

Mar 4th 2016, 8:52 AM 25,478 Views 39 Comments

The two men were reportedly charged with moral misconduct. after being detained by guards.

# peru - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 25th 2015, 7:44 PM 11,055 Views 119 Comments

Peru has rejected legalised abortions for victims of rape.

# peru - Saturday 12 September, 2015

How I went from 9-to-5 accountant to these South American waves for my office
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How I went from 9-to-5 accountant to these South American waves for my office

Sep 12th 2015, 7:30 PM 827 Views 16 Comments

Richy O’Carroll didn’t want to have any regrets – so he decided to set sail for Peru.

# peru - Saturday 5 September, 2015

This woman was the sole survivor of a flight obliterated by a thunderstorm
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# Miracle

This woman was the sole survivor of a flight obliterated by a thunderstorm

Sep 5th 2015, 10:15 AM 27,362 Views 6 Comments

Juliane Koepcke was believed to be dead before she reappeared after trekking through the jungle for 11 days.

# peru - Saturday 22 August, 2015

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

Why two young Dubliners quit their day jobs to go into business... in Peru

Aug 22nd 2015, 10:00 PM 46,170 Views 18 Comments

“We’re very proud of the fact that we feel like we represent Ireland in everything we do.”

# peru - 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 17,230 Views 11 Comments

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

# peru - Saturday 25 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 25th 2015, 10:15 AM 43,000 Views 44 Comments

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

# peru - Thursday 16 April, 2015

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

Apr 16th 2015, 3:05 PM 47,236 Views 34 Comments

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?
# Eat My Goal
# Eat My Goal

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

Feb 12th 2015, 8:07 AM 6,434 Views 4 Comments

Because Carlos Lobaton has.

# peru - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Belfast prison agrees to take drug smuggler Michaela McCollum
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Belfast prison agrees to take drug smuggler Michaela McCollum

Jan 7th 2015, 12:36 PM 21,022 Views 46 Comments

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
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

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

Dec 10th 2014, 5:34 PM 5,518 Views 5 Comments

A linesman was also injured in the freak accident.

# peru - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Four indigenous leaders killed while fighting Amazon deforestation
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Four indigenous leaders killed while fighting Amazon deforestation

Sep 9th 2014, 9:55 PM 12,408 Views 18 Comments

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

# peru - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Michaella McCollum Connolly 'endured a significant amount of stress'
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Michaella McCollum Connolly 'endured a significant amount of stress'

Aug 6th 2014, 10:45 PM 83,346 Views 213 Comments

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
# Schemozzle

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

Jun 23rd 2014, 3:56 PM 4,200 Views 1 Comment

This is what the World Cup is missing.

# peru - Monday 26 May, 2014

'Peru 2' moved to prison in Peruvian desert, family express worry
# On The Move
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# On The Move

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

May 26th 2014, 10:39 AM 38,974 Views 55 Comments

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

# peru - Monday 19 May, 2014

Dozens of dogs get hitched in mass canine wedding
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# Dog Day Afternoon

Dozens of dogs get hitched in mass canine wedding

May 19th 2014, 6:00 PM 9,741 Views 25 Comments

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

# peru - Thursday 1 May, 2014

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

47 One Direction fans treated for asphyxia at Peru concert

May 1st 2014, 9:30 AM 2,596 Views 0 Comments

The band are on a huge tour of South America.

# peru - Monday 10 February, 2014

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

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

Feb 10th 2014, 9:45 PM 75,290 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.

# peru - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

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

Dec 17th 2013, 10:58 PM 63,185 Views 223 Comments

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

Sentence today for two women caught with drugs in Peru
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Sentence today for two women caught with drugs in Peru

Dec 17th 2013, 10:12 AM 18,229 Views 89 Comments

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

# peru - Monday 9 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
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# News Fix

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 29,644 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.