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Four People Missing in Fire in Downtown Lima

Four People Missing in Fire in Downtown Lima

Four people are still missing, more than 48 hours after a fire raged through a building of sweatshops and industrial warehouses in downtown Lima.  At least 18 people were injured, including two firemen who are now hospitalized. The fire was reported Thursday morning and spread quickly through a three-story building […]

Organizations Call for Help to Combat Human Trafficking in Madre de Dios

Organizations Call for Help to Combat Human Trafficking in Madre de Dios

Organizations in Peru’s jungle region of Madre de Dios have called on the central government to provide more support to help combat human trafficking, state news agency Andina reported. Some 70 civil servants from the Public Ministry, Judiciary, National Police and Women’s Emergency Shelters in Madre de Dios, as well […]