As deadly protests continue, Peru’s government faces crisis | protest news

As deadly protests continue, Peru’s government faces crisis |  protest news

Lima, Peru – Dozens of civilians shot dead by armed forces. The gates of a prominent public university are stormed by a military tank. Police stations set on fire. Nearly seven weeks after Dina Boluarte ascended to Peru’s presidency in the wake of the chaotic ouster of her predecessor Pedro Castillo, the protests that have … Read more

There has been an increase in attempts to smuggle eggs across the border, the San Diego Customs says

There has been an increase in attempts to smuggle eggs across the border, the San Diego Customs says

CNN — High prices are fueling attempts to bring eggs from Mexico to the US, border officials said. Officers at the San Diego Customs and Border Protection Office have seen an increase in attempts to move eggs across the US-Mexico border. according to a tweet from director of field operations Jennifer De La O. “The … Read more

Access to Machu Picchu suspended due to unrest in Peru

Access to Machu Picchu suspended due to unrest in Peru

CNN — Tourist access to Machu Picchu Citadel and the Inca Trail Network has been suspended until further notice due to ongoing unrest in Peru, officials in the country said Saturday. The Decentralized Culture Directorate and the Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary Directorate said in a statement the day before that tourists who have tickets for … Read more

Access to Machu Picchu suspended due to unrest in Peru

Access to Machu Picchu suspended due to unrest in Peru

CNN — Tourist access to Machu Picchu Citadel and the Inca Trail Network has been suspended until further notice due to ongoing unrest in Peru, officials in the country said Saturday. The Decentralized Culture Directorate and the Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary Directorate said in a statement the day before that tourists who have tickets for … Read more

Mapping the battle for Bakhmut in Ukraine | War news Russia-Ukraine

Mapping the battle for Bakhmut in Ukraine |  War news Russia-Ukraine

The frontline city of Bakhmut in eastern Ukraine has been at the center of fierce fighting for months. Fighting intensified this week, but Ukrainian forces appear to be holding their own against the Russians, who recently claimed to have taken the nearby salt mining town of Soledar – a victory Kiev denies. If the Russian … Read more

Colombian navy rescues man who survived weeks at sea with ketchup

Colombian navy rescues man who survived weeks at sea with ketchup

CNN — A man who spent 24 days adrift in the Caribbean Sea says he survived by eating little more than ketchup. Elvis Francois, 47, was found 120 nautical miles northwest of Puerto Bolívar in Colombia after an aircraft engraved the word “help” on the hull of his sailboat, the Colombian Navy said in a … Read more

Giant cane toad discovered in Australia named ‘Toadzilla’ | Environmental News

Giant cane toad discovered in Australia named ‘Toadzilla’ |  Environmental News

‘Toadzilla’ weighed 2.7 kg (nearly 6 lbs) and could have set a new world record for size, the Queensland ranger said. A “monster cane toad” as heavy as some newborn human babies has been discovered by Australian park rangers in northern Queensland. The giant cane toad, dubbed “Toadzilla”, was found by park rangers in Queensland’s … Read more

Peru’s Andes “descended” to capital to demand the leader’s resignation

Peru’s Andes “descended” to capital to demand the leader’s resignation

LIMA, Peru (AP) — People poured into Peru’s coastal capital, many from remote Andean regions, for a protest Thursday against President Dina Boluarte and in support of her predecessor, whose ouster last month sparked deadly unrest and plunged the nation into political chaos. On Thursday morning, a tense calm reigned in the streets of Lima … Read more