Topic: Congress of Peru
While Americans may sympathize with the plight of Lori Berenson, who returned to the US today on parole from her 20-year prison sentence in Peru, Peruvians still see her as a terrorist.
12/20/2011 01:46 pm
Lori Berenson, convicted of terrorism in Peru, arrived home in New York for the first time since 1995. Lori Berenson was accompanied by her 2-year-old son.
12/20/2011 10:10 am
Peru's new President Ollanta Humala is a former Army officer who once led a rebellion. He faces the task of maintaining rapid economic growth while diffusing growing social unrest.
07/28/2011 11:13 am
Lori Berenson was released on parole three months ago. But the mother of a 15-month old was sent back to prison Wednesday, after a judge in Peru struck down her parole. Berenson has served 15 years of a 20-year sentence. She was convicted of aiding Peruvian leftist rebels.
08/19/2010 10:30 am
Indigenous groups say government is just trying to stop efforts to protect jungle from oil and logging development. More protests are planned today.
06/11/2009 01:00 am
Peru's Congress is investigating new Bolivarian 'fair-trade' groups. Are they funded by Venezuela?
04/03/2008 01:00 am