Drone footage showed black sludge covering Peru’s golden beach following an oil spill on January 16 caused by Tonga’s volcanic eruption. The sludge, from a discharge ship rocked by unusually high waves, contaminated at least 1.2 miles along the coast and two beaches.
This Andean condor named Urku was released back into the wild in Peru after being found on a beach over a year ago, unable to fly. Urku had been taken to the El Huayco Zoo to recover after seeming malnourished. Andean condors are listed as vulnerable on the IUCN’s Red List.
Peru declares an environmental emergency after beaches polluted by oil spill linked to underwater eruption near Tonga.
A team of experts has found a mummy estimated to be at least 800 years old in a tomb unearthed on Peru's central coast
"If Mississippi were its own country, you would be second in the world only to Peru in terms of deaths per capita... With all due respect, governor, your way is failing." CNN's @jaketapper presses Mississippi GOP Gov. Tate Reeves on the state's Covid-19 death rate. #CNNSOTU
Watch: The oldest bullfighting arena in Latin America has been converted into a refuge for homeless people. The arena in Lima, Peru will have 150 beds and provide some healthcare and food to homeless people as the nation locks down to slow the spread of coronavirus
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