Post Tagged with: "Arequipa"

Peru Calls Yellow Alert on Mt. Ubinas Ash Eruptions

Peru Calls Yellow Alert on Mt. Ubinas Ash Eruptions

Civil Defense experts have begun to recommend the evacuation of  some 200 villagers from Querapi, following the seventh explosion of ash four kilometers away at the Ubinas volcano in southern Peru. Peru’s Institute of Geology, Mining and Metallurgy (Ingemmet) had reported a fifth eruption of ash on Tuesday, causing alarm […]

More than 20 Dead in Second Bus Accident in Arequipa This Month

Another bus accident in Peru’s southern region of Arequipa claimed more than 20 lives on Wednesday, Radioprogramas reported. An interprovincial bus traveling in the mountainous sector of Quiscos, at Km 88 near Orcopampa, on the road to Puno, went off a 120-meter cliff, killing at least 24 people.  The accident occurred […]

At Least 15 People Die After Bus Goes Off Cliff in Southern Peru

At least 15 people died when the bus they were traveling in lost control and went over a cliff in southern Peru, plunging some 150 meters. Newspaper El Comercio reported that 37 people were injured in the accident, which occurred late Saturday in the Arequipa region. The incident occurred at Km […]

Humala: Peru To Start Development Of Southern Andean Gas Pipeline

Humala: Peru To Start Development Of Southern Andean Gas Pipeline

President Ollanta Humala, dressed in a south Amazon-style tunic or cushma and a feathered headdress, announced in the Cusco town of Quillabamba the plans to begin construction of the Southern Andean Gas Pipeline. The pipeline, which will be more than 1,000 kilometers long, is to transport gas from the Camisea fields […]