Vector-borne transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi is seen exclusively in the Americas where an estimated 8 million people are infected with the parasite. Significant research in southern Peru has been conducted to understand T. cruzi infection and vector control, however, much less is known about the burden of infection and epidemiology in northern Peru.

Peru is bracing for a moderate El Nino weather event in coming months, with warming sea temperatures threatening to set the stage for another disastrous year for anchovy fishing and fishmeal export

Peru's government has dispatched troops to a violence-wracked southern coastal valley where protests against a copper mining project have claimed the lives of two civilians and a police officer.

The poverty rate in Peru edged down 1.2 percentage points to 22.7 percent last year, official data showed on Thursday, amid the country's worst economic slowdown in five years.

LIMA, Peru—Widespread protests in Peru’s southern province of Arequipa against a proposed copper mine on Wednesday left one dead and many more wounded, police said, as opponents say they will keep

As Peru’s tropical glaciers retreat, farmers are using traditional knowledge of plants to absorb toxic metals ... and leading climate change tours

Although China's huge investments in Latin American resources have generated environmental and social problems, Chinese companies operating in the continent have sometimes surpassed global peers in

Three new species of dragon-like lizards have been discovered in the Andes of Peru and Ecuador. The woodlizards were found after scientists took DNA samples.

CEO of cocoa producer, United Cacao, has deforested about 7,000 hectares of Amazonian rainforest, an Environmental Investigation Agency report alleges

(Reuters) - Peru's capital city Lima was shaken by an earthquake on Wednesday, causing buildings to tremble but with no immediate reports of injuries or damages, said Reuters witnesses on the scene