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This amazing video shows a meteorite crashing towards earth in the city of Cusco, Peru.

Peru's battle against coca plants resumes

Peru has resumed the eradication of coca plants used to make cocaine in at least one area of the country after suspending the practice for nearly a week.

Death squad Peruvian gets 12 months

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Foreign tourists denied entry to Machu Picchu

Peru's extravagant celebrations of the centenary of the rediscovery of Machu Picchu descended into farce this week, after a bureaucratic wrangle that saw hundreds of tourists from around the world barred from entering the Inca ruins.

Luis Suarez fires Uruguay to Copa America final

Luis Suarez struck twice in three minutes as Uruguay beat Peru 2-0 in an enthralling encounter last night to reach the Copa America final and remain on course for a record 15th title.

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Glencore to buy Peruvian copper miner for $475m

Glencore, the Swiss commodities trading giant, has unveiled plans to increase its influence in the copper market with a $475m (£296.4m) bid to take control of Marcobre, the Peruvian copper mining business.

It's not the altitude that takes your breath away

It's 100 years since Machu Picchu was rediscovered, but Alex Stewart finds there's still enough solitude on the Inca Trail for him to play Indiana Jones

Colombia and Peru do battle for Copa América semi-final spot

The first quarter-final of the 2011 Copa América sees two of the tournament’s surprise packages go head-to-head for a place in the final four.

Uruguay eliminate Mexico from Copa America to set up Argentina clash

Uruguay eliminated Mexico from the Copa America last night to set up a mouth-watering quarter-final clash with Argentina, while Chile finished top of Group C after a 1-0 win over Peru.

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Our Copa America previews continue with a closer look at Peru.

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