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#Peru

# peru - Sunday 15 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Michaella co-accused to plead guilty - reports Michaella McCollum Connolly

Michaella co-accused to plead guilty - reports

A guilty plea would ensure Melissa Reid a shorter sentence.

# peru - Monday 9 September, 2013

Nappy thrown at 'keeper as Peruvian Primera Division game gets dirty

There’s no place in football for filth like this.

# peru - Sunday 8 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Peru's coca growers being encouraged to switch to... coffee plants Peru

Peru's coca growers being encouraged to switch to... coffee plants

Not a bad idea in the fight against drugs – but low prices and coffee plant diseases getting in the way.

# peru - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Web effort to help Irish woman arrested in Peru raises just over £700 Mccollum Connolly

Web effort to help Irish woman arrested in Peru raises just over £700

Set up by her sister, the fund for Michaella McCollum Connolly aims to raise £20,000.

# peru - Sunday 1 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The Peru two to consider their plea and the story of their kidnap and arrest Drug Trafficking

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

Michaella McCollum Connolly’s lawyer also outlined the chain of events that led to her arrest.

# peru - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Michaella is "in good spirits, but very frightened for the future" - solicitor Michaela McCollum Connolly

Michaella is "in good spirits, but very frightened for the future" - solicitor

Michaella will be moved to a permanent jail in the next 24 hours, her solicitor says, but prisons in Peru are rife with TB and HIV.

# peru - Friday 23 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in jail, and their wish list revealed Peru This post contains images

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

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.

# peru - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Michaella and Melissa refused bail and head to Peruvian jail Drug Trafficking This post contains images

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

The pair were arrested two weeks ago at Lima’s international airport with 11 kilograms of cocaine.

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman Michaella McCollum Connolly to plead 'not guilty' Peru

Irish woman Michaella McCollum Connolly to plead 'not guilty'

Local media in Peru are reporting that the Irish and British women were recruited by a Lima-based drug trafficking ring.

# peru - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

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

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in Peruvian court over drug trafficking charges Drug Trafficking This post contains images

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

Connolly’s lawyer Peter Madden said the Tyrone woman would be protesting her innocence.

# peru - Monday 19 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Michaella's brother visits her in Peruvian police custody ahead of trial Peru

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

He visited his sister at the national police anti-drug headquarters where Michaella and her companion Melissa Reid are being held.

# peru - Sunday 18 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Drones not just for spying - they spot ancient ruins too Peru

Drones not just for spying - they spot ancient ruins too

The spy craft are not just being used in war and military surveillance – in Peru, they are studying ancient ruins.

# peru - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Straight from Machu Picchu in Peru, it's the Mayo 4 Sam girls

First Hernán Cortés conquers the place, then these ladies from Ballina show up.

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish man turned down 10k to work as a drug mule in Ibiza Drugs

Irish man turned down 10k to work as a drug mule in Ibiza

“I was offered to do a trip and offered €10,000 for a flight over to Benalmadena with 1kg,” said Lee.

# peru - Friday 16 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish priest in Lima: Michaella was 'conned' and prisons are 'violent' Drugs

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

Michaella McCollum Connolly’s solicitor has flown to Peru ahead of today’s preliminary court hearing.

# peru - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

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

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

In a video posted last night, Michaella says that she is not being given enough to drink.

From TheJournal.ie Michaella and Melissa's court appearance delayed in Peru Michaella McCollum Connolly

Michaella and Melissa's court appearance delayed in Peru

The pair have been visited by the former honorary consul of Ireland in Peru and Archbishop of Lima Seán Walsh.

# peru - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Michaella says she's innocent, optimistic about court and misses home Peru

Michaella says she's innocent, optimistic about court and misses home

The 20-year-old Irish woman and her British friend Melissa Reid are due in court court tomorrow.

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

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# peru - Monday 12 August, 2013

Goalkeepers, stop trying to play football! Eejit This post contains videos

Goalkeepers, stop trying to play football!

You know this won’t end well, right?

# peru - Sunday 11 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here Is What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here Is What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about Michaella McCollum Connolly, the controversial Republican parade and the 14 people rescued at sea.

From TheJournal.ie 'Missing' Michaella McCollum Connolly visited by British embassy in Peru Cocaine

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

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.

# peru - Saturday 10 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman missing in Ibiza found and arrested in Peru over drugs find Michaella Connolly

Irish woman missing in Ibiza found and arrested in Peru over drugs find

Michaella McCollum Connolly, 20, from Belfast and a companion were found at Jorge Chavez airport trying to board a flight to Madrid.

# peru - Monday 8 July, 2013

Watch as goalkeeper Penny drops clanger Dropped This post contains videos

Watch as goalkeeper Penny drops clanger

Go home Diego Penny, you’re terrible.

# peru - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Disney invests in Peru to prevent deforestation Disney

Disney invests in Peru to prevent deforestation

The Walt Disney Company has bought $3.5 million in carbon credits to prevent the destruction of a jungle in the country’s Amazon as part of a project that started in 2009.

# peru - Saturday 2 March, 2013

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you begin your day.

# peru - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 27 juvenile inmates escape from Peruvian jail Peru

27 juvenile inmates escape from Peruvian jail

The inmates, who broke out in two groups, took advantage of distractions over the New Year period to make a run for it.

# peru - Friday 24 August, 2012

Mancini: Aguero will not play for Argentina despite call up

City boss expressed surprise that his injured forward was expected to show up for international duty.

# peru - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action

The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.

# peru - Sunday 10 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie All 14 passengers found dead after Peru helicopter crash Crash

All 14 passengers found dead after Peru helicopter crash

A Czech, a Swede, a Dutch citizen and eight South Koreans were among the victims.

# peru - Friday 8 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Search for 14 people aboard lost helicopter in Peru Rescue

Search for 14 people aboard lost helicopter in Peru

The helicopter is believed to have come down in the mountains, with three Europeans among its passengers.

# peru - Sunday 3 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Nobel Prize winning writer to speak at free event in Dublin Mario Vargas Llosa

Nobel Prize winning writer to speak at free event in Dublin

Mario Vargas Llosa has been an important figure in world literature since the 1960s – and will speak to students and some lucky members of the public at Spanish institute in Dublin.

# peru - Saturday 19 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie How one man left home without a penny – and travelled 40,000km On A Shoestring

How one man left home without a penny – and travelled 40,000km

Michael Wigge left Berlin with nothing. Eleven countries later, he was in Antarctica. Here’s how he did it.

# peru - Saturday 21 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Mass deaths of dolphins off Peru remains a 'mystery' Mass Deaths

Mass deaths of dolphins off Peru remains a 'mystery'

Officials in Peru have not yet been able to pinpoint why hundred of dolphins and porpoises have been washing up dead on the counrty’s coastline.

# peru - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie A quarter of the world's children do not have enough to eat - report Save The Children

A quarter of the world's children do not have enough to eat - report

A major survey carried out by the charity Save the Children has highlighted the problem of child malnutrition.

# peru - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Get up, Stand up: Irish paddle surfers off to Peru for world championships Making Waves This post contains videos

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

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

# peru - Monday 30 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 'Parasitic twin' with eyes and hair found in toddler's stomach Parasitic Twin

'Parasitic twin' with eyes and hair found in toddler's stomach

Doctors discovered the medical oddity in a three-year-old boy in Chiclayo, Peru.

# peru - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Irishman dies on adventure trip in Peru RIP

Irishman dies on adventure trip in Peru

Peter Buckley was participating in a mototaxi junket when his vehicle came off a muddy road and fell into a 500 foot abyss.