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Lima: Capital city in Peru
Lima is the capital and the largest city of Peru. It is located in the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín rivers, in the central coastal part of the country, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Together with the seaport of Callao, it forms a contiguous urban area known as the Lima Metropolitan Area. With a population of more than 9 million, Lima is the most populous metropolitan area of Peru and the third-largest city in the Americas, behind São Paulo and Mexico City.


Badminton champ serves 'wheelchair challenge' to mayor in Peru

It's not easy getting around Lima, Peru's traffic-choked capital of 10 million people. But it's even harder in a wheelchair.
Reuters - Published

Ross to attend Venezuela summit in Peru on Tuesday, U.S. says

U.S. Secretary Wilbur Ross will attend a summit in Lima, Peru to discuss Venezuela on Tuesday, the U.S. Commerce Department said.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Lima

Millions march in Shiite pilgrimage and Peruvians parade through Lima's streets [Video]Millions march in Shiite pilgrimage and Peruvians parade through Lima's streets

Millions march in Iraq in annual Shiite pilgrimage and Peruvians parade their patron Lord of Miracles through Lima's streets.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:50Published

Local pets blessed by priest in in Lima, Peru [Video]Local pets blessed by priest in in Lima, Peru

Catholics brought their cats, dogs, turtles and birds, among other animals, to receive blessings.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

American judoka Jack Hatton dead, USA Judo announces [Video]American judoka Jack Hatton dead, USA Judo announces

American judoka Jack Hatton dies just days before his 24th birthday, USA Judo announces

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:32Published

Juan Diego Flórez plans an international music academy in Peru [Video]Juan Diego Flórez plans an international music academy in Peru

The founder of Sinfonia por el Peru, Juan Diego Flórez, is planning to create a center of international musical excellency in Lima.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:13Published


Russia to skip international talks on Venezuela in Lima: Foreign Ministry

Russia will not be participating in international talks on the political crisis in Venezuela due to be held in Peru next month, its Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Peru invites China, Russia, Cuba and others to discuss Venezuela in Lima

Peru has invited China, Russia, Cuba, Bolivia, Turkey and dozens of other countries to Lima on Aug. 6 to discuss the political crisis in Venezuela, Peru's foreign minister said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Former mayor of Lima jailed before trial in Odebrecht probe

A judge on Tuesday ordered Susana Villaran, the former mayor of the Peruvian capital Lima, to 18 months in pre-trial detention in connection with alleged bribes from Brazilian construction companies..
Reuters - Published

Thousands of Peruvians say goodbye to ex-president following suicide

Thousand of Peruvians said goodbye on Thursday in Lima to ex-president Alan Garcia -- who killed himself this week - in the second of three days of national mourning declared by President Martin..
Reuters - Published

Peru's ex-president Garcia dies after shooting himself to avoid arrest

Peru's former president Alan Garcia died in a hospital in Lima on Wednesday, hours after shooting himself in the head to avoid arrest in connection with a bribery probe, authorities said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

At least 20 killed after bus in Peru catches fire at banned bustop

At least 20 people were killed and eight injured when the double-decker bus they were traveling in caught on fire in the Peruvian capital Lima on Sunday, a spokesman for the country's firefighters..
Reuters - Published

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