Peru

Hezbollah's militia never disarmed after Lebanon's devastating 1975-90 civil war and is the country's most powerful armed force

State Warns: Hezbollah Flooding Peru, Bolivia with Terrorist Assets

WASHINGTON, DC — Iran’s narco-terrorist proxy Hezbollah has established “large caches of military equipment and explosives” in Bolivia and deployed jihadis to Peru, the U.S. Department of State’s (DOS) top counter-terrorism official Nathan Sales cautioned lawmakers on Wednesday.

Peruvian opposition leader Keiko Fujimori was arrested on the orders of prosecutors investigating suspect contributions to her election campaign, her lawyer said

Peru Orders Arrest of Conservative Opposition Leader Keiko Fujimori

Peruvian Judge Richard Concepción Carhuancho ordered the arrest of conservative opposition party leader Keiko Fujimori on Wednesday, along with 17 other politicians, on charges of having accepted bribes and laundered money from the Brazilian contractor Odebrecht.

EN VIVO: La delegación del régimen sabotea foro en la Cumbre de Lima

Pro-Castro Mob Heckles, Shuts Down Americas Summit Event

Dozens of Cuban government agents forced the shutdown of a forum on civil society in the hemisphere at the Summit of the Americas Thursday by shouting over all the speakers until organizers postponed the meeting. The incident is an example of what pro-democracy activists call a “climate of violence” that the regime has brought to the event.

PANAMA, Panama City : Cuba's supporters shout slogans outside the hotel where a press conference of Cuban dissidents took place in Panama on April 8, 2015, days before the opening of the VII Summit of the Americas which starts next April 10 and 11, in Panama City. AFP PHOTO / …

Cuba Adopts Trump-Style Slogan for Leftist Summit: ‘Latin America First’

Cuban state propaganda newspaper Granma called for a regional “Latin America First” policy to combat the alleged “Monroe doctrine” revival occurring under President Donald Trump this week, promoting a “Thinking Americas Forum” to replace the pro-democracy Summit of the Americas that Trump is expected to attend.

Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski leaves the government palace in Lima, after recording a televised message announcing his resignation

Peru Seeks to Ban Resigning President from Leaving the Country

Peruvian courts are weighing whether to prevent Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who resigned as president on Wednesday, from leaving the country following multiple allegations of corruption, including one linking him to the disgraced Brazilian firm Odebrecht.

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Japan, China Heads of State Meet amid Dueling Trump Charm Offensives

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in what Reuters calls an “impromptu” meeting at this weekend’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conference. Both sides issued tepid but cordial statements as the heads of state jockey for a favorable relationship with the incoming Trump White House.

President Barack Obama makes remarks during his news conference at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Lima, Peru, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016. (

Obama Joins the War on ‘Fake News’

“If, generally, we’ve got elections that aren’t focused on issues and are full of fake news and false information and distractions, then the issue is not going to be what’s happening from the outside; the issue is going to be what are we doing for ourselves from the inside,” Obama said during a press conference in Peru over the weekend.