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4.17.19

Peru’s ex-president shot himself in the head as cops came to arrest him

He asked for a moment to make a phone call.

3.1.19

Watch a Massive Tarantula Drag an Opossum Around Like It's Nothing

“A surprising amount of death of small vertebrates in the Amazon is likely due to arthropods such as big spiders and centipedes."

11.29.18

8,000 Barrels of Oil Spill Into the Amazon After Locals Attack Pipeline

There have been 15 attacks on the major Peruvian pipeline in the last two years as indigenous communities faceoff against oil companies.

10.9.18

I Tried to Get High at a 'Cacao Dance'

The power of cacao doesn’t flow through everyone.

9.17.18

Fighting Corruption in Peru with Perra Vida's Hardcore Feminist Punk

"The incredibly high number of femicides, rapes, and sexual exploitation—in conjunction with many other horrible things, it makes you want to collapse and cry. But it can also motivate you to actually do something."

6.9.18
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6.7.18

The World Cup Match That Spawned a Decades-Old Conspiracy Theory

When Argentina thrashed Peru at the knockout stages of the 1978 World Cup, the result led many to mutter darkly about fixes, political interference, and corruption at the highest level.

5.22.18

Why This Mom Retraced Her Missing Son’s Steps Through Peru

Jesse Galganov was last seen on an epic backpacking trip through the mountains in October 2017. More than a million dollars has been spent searching for him since.

5.8.18

Ricarda Cometa's 'Soltá el Bambú' Is a Rhythmic Noise Rock Explosion

The Peruvian-Argentine duo’s new track is built on a stark contrast between noise rock, improvisation, and pure rhythm.

4.25.18

Peru Prosecutors Say Canadian Killed by Lynch Mob May Have Shot Ayahuasca Shaman

Locals in the Amazon appear to have taken justice into their own hands after a tourist was accused of killing a revered Indigenous healer.

4.24.18

Two Arrests Ordered After Lynch Mob Kills Canadian Man in Peru

Sebastian Woodroffe went to the Amazon to study plant medicine. Then he was accused of killing an ayahuasca shaman.

4.23.18

Canadian Lynched by Mob After Being Accused of Killing Peruvian Shaman

Here’s everything we know about the death of Sebastian Woodroffe.

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