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  • Strong earthquake hits northern Peru

    Peru earthquake: The US Geological Survey reports that a quake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has occurred in northern Peru, near the Brazilian border.

  • The price of gold: as influential as a global power

    The price of gold: as influential as a global power

    The record price of gold and the universal obsession with the sparkling metal make it a parallel global power.

  • Peru's new highway to the future

    Peru's new highway to the future

    The Interoceanic Highway, which will connect Peru's Pacific coast to the shores of the Atlantic in Brazil, could revolutionize the region much as the transcontinental railroad did in the US in 1869.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/24

    Officer Harvey M. Andrekovic's hat lays on the floor during the 128th Police Academy graduation ceremony in Cleveland. Amid tears and cheers, 42 Cleveland police academy cadets joined the force and now face immediate layoffs in a budget cut. The layoffs are among 321 in Cleveland, including 81 police officers. Cleveland blames the layoffs on cuts in state aid.

  • In Pictures Fathers around the world

    A Yemeni girl held by her father chants slogans along with antigovernment protesters during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa, Yemen, on April 27.

  • Global News Blog Peru's trading floor came too late

    Electronic trading became the norm in Peru before a newly-built trading floor could be utilized, leaving it as little more than a museum now.

  • Five points on the victory of Ollanta Humala in Peru

    Latin America Monitor Five points on the victory of Ollanta Humala in Peru

    Mr. Humala narrowly defeated Keiko Fujimori in Sunday's presidential race. Both candidates were dogged by their pasts, but here are five factors that could influence his future administration.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 06/06

    Military police and rescue workers investigate a partially-submerged DHL cargo plane that crashed just off the coast of Libreville, Gabon. The plane's nose is buried in shallow water near a major high school. Authorities at the scene said the four-man crew survived and had been taken to a local hospital.

  • Peru presidential victor Humala faces balancing act

    Peru presidential victor Humala faces balancing act

    After edging out Keiko Fujimori in one of the tightest elections in the country's history, Ollanta Humala will try to help the poorest Peruvians while still maintaining Peru's economic growth.

  • Peru votes in divisive battle of the populists

    Peru votes in divisive battle of the populists

    Conservative Congresswoman Keiko Fujimori and left-leaning retired military officer Ollanta Humala have ratcheted up negative campaign tactics in the run-up to today's Peru election.