Peru

Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

Magnitude 6.8 quake off south Peru coast

  LIMA, Peru (AP) — Geologists say a magnitude 6.8 earthquake has struck off the Pacific coast of southwestern Peru. There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey says it […]

09/25/2013

FDA

FDA warns of massive diabetes test strip recall

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning patients with diabetes about a recall of up to 62 million glucose test strips used to measure blood sugar levels that can show incorrect, abnormally […]

07/31/2013

spider

Tiny “Big” Spider Found in Peru (Video)

A new species of spider was recently discovered in Peru.  It’s a tiny spider that builds a large, spider-shaped decoy and then vibrates its web, acting as a master puppeteer.  Watch this ingenious spider in […]

01/17/2013

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5 Americans among 7 dead in Peru chopper crash

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Investigators picked through the wreckage Tuesday of a heavily loaded U.S.-owned cargo helicopter that crashed in the Peruvian jungle shortly after takeoff, killing its five American and two Peruvian crew members. Watch video.

01/08/2013

Calif. teen's family grieving after death in Peru

SEBASTOPOL, Calif. (AP) – The mother of a Northern California teen is grieving after her son’s body was found in Peru, where police say a shaman confessed to burying the 18-year-old after he ate an […]

09/14/2012

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