Archive for April, 2014

Authorities Hand Out Masks, Glasses as Ubinas Volcano Rumbles

Authorities Hand Out Masks, Glasses as Ubinas Volcano Rumbles

Authorities in southern Peru handed out masks and protective glasses on Monday after a pickup in activity at the Ubinas Volcano, near Arequipa. Civil Defense provided the safety equipment to residents in Querapi and Ubinas, in the province of General Sanchez Cerro, to protect them against ash from the volcano, […]

Lima Soccer Stadium Temporarily Closed After Violence Breaks Out

Authorities in the district of Ate Vitarte closed one of Lima’s main stadiums for 30 days, following a violent confrontation over the weekend between soccer fans, daily La Republica reported. Supporters of Lima’s Universitario de Deportes soccer club battled with each other over the weekend outside the Monumental Stadium, located […]

Over Half a Ton of Cocaine Seized in Lima Suburb

Over Half a Ton of Cocaine Seized in Lima Suburb

Peruvian police on Friday arrested nine people in a series of anti-drug operations, which included the seizure of more than half a ton of cocaine at a home on the edge of Lima’s upper-class La Molina district. Anti-drug police raided the home in La Molina, where they found 600 kilograms […]