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March 10, 1987 | From Reuters
Leftist guerrillas bombed two cinemas and a temporary employment office and blew up an electricity pylon in Lima on Sunday night, causing damage but no injuries, police said Monday. They added that four people were arrested while planting a firebomb at a third cinema downtown.
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NEWS
February 2, 1987 | United Press International
Torrential rains pushed two rivers over their banks in a lumber and coffee-producing region of the central Andes on Sunday, killing at least 43 people, authorities said. At least 200 other people were left homeless by the flooding of the Entas and Llamaquisu rivers in the state of Pasco, civil defense chief Jorge Del Aguila said.
NEWS
September 3, 2012 | By Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal blogger
Typically, good sale airfares to South America start from Miami. But Lan Airlines launched a Labor Day sale on tickets to Lima , Peru, that show good savings for travelers in Los Angeles and San Francisco too. Round-trip cost for the West Coast cities is $849, but only for a limited time. The deal: In this sale, prices for round-trip flights to Lima start at $599 from Miami, $749 from New York and $849 from L.A. and San Francisco. When: Tickets must be purchased by 8:59 p.m. Pacific time Tuesday for departures between Oct. 1 and Nov. 30. Travel must be completed by Dec. 10. Tested: I found availability for the sale price for nonstop flights from L.A. to Lima leaving Oct. 17 and returning Oct. 24. On Lan, you can check two bags free.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 23, 2012 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Lady Gaga spent Thanksgiving Day helping out at a center for sexually abused girls, but Thursday night brought an encounter with a much different group: 35 Little Monsters hanging out in the garage of her rental place in Lima, Peru. Uninvited. From her Twitter stream: "#MONSTERFACT when gaga is asleep try to break into the garage, sing loud as possible, + ring the doorbell repeatedly #happeningnow#badkids," she wrote Thursday night.  She followed that up with a bit more explanation as details became clear.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 13, 2000
Amid a shadow of apparent fraud, Peru's hotly contested presidential election swung back and forth Wednesday and finally turned what appeared to be a cakewalk for President Alberto Fujimori into a runoff with a determined opponent. The second round of voting should be closely supervised by independent monitoring agencies to avoid the taint evident in the first round.
WORLD
March 22, 2009 | Chris Kraul
Gerry Wolfe, the Canadian-born president of a Chinese mining company, has a pretty good explanation for why Beijing isn't hunkering down like everyone else during the global financial crisis: "The Chinese have more cash than anyone else right now." That's one reason Chinalco Mining Peru, a unit of China's state-owned Chinalco, is continuing with a project announced two years ago to open a $2-billion copper mine in the Peruvian Andes by 2012, Wolfe said in an interview in this capital Friday.
NEWS
March 21, 1988 | Associated Press
Leftist guerrillas exploded a bomb at the Peru headquarters of Royal Dutch Shell Oil Co., injuring two people and starting a fire, police said Sunday.
NEWS
November 14, 1986 | From Deutsche Presse-Agentur
A band of leftist guerrillas attacked a village in the Huancavelica highlands of Peru and killed two local leaders of the government APRA party, officials said Thursday.
TRAVEL
April 8, 2007
I greatly enjoyed Agustin Gurza's article on music in Lima ["Music Helps Lima to Mend," March 25]. I'm always pleased to see Peru portrayed as a place with more happening than the usual emphasis on folkloric color. Lima's happening music scene richly deserves the attention you bestowed. JONATHAN RITTER Riverside
WORLD
April 30, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Peru recalled its ambassador from Venezuela on Saturday over what it called President Hugo Chavez's "persistent and flagrant interference" in its upcoming presidential election. Chavez has characterized one of Peru's presidential candidates as a thief and repeatedly endorsed a nationalist candidate.
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