Joran van der Sloot Getting Married in Peru Prison

Joran van der Sloot, the Dutch national presently serving a 28-year prison sentence for murder in Peru, plans to be married in lockup and is expecting a child. Van der Sloot made international headlines as the prime suspect in the…

Joran van der Sloot to Marry Leydi Figueroa Uceda

Joran van der Sloot, the prime suspect in the disappearance and assumed murder of Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway back in 2005 in Aruba, will soon marry 22-year-old Leydi Figueroa Uceda, a woman he met while she sold goods in the…

Chile Aftershock Registers Magnitude 7.6

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a magnitude 7.6 aftershock rattled Chile’s northern coast late Wednesday night, triggering a tsunami warning for regions of that country and Peru. The significant tremor came after an April 1st magnitude 8.2 quake generated…

Peru Volcano Prompts Evacuations

A volcano in southwestern Peru called Ubinas began ejecting pyroclastic material into the sky in 2006, after over four decades of lying dormant. Recent volcanic activity has prompted officials to evacuate 60 residents of Querapi, a village near its base.…

Joran Van Der Sloot: Peru Wants Full Sentence Served

It was one of the most talked about cases nearly ten years ago: A beautiful blonde teenage girl in an exotic location suddenly vanishes and is never seen again. The disappearance of Natalie Holloway remains one of the most heart-breaking…

Joran Van Der Sloot To Be Extradited To The U.S. In 2038

The Peruvian government has agreed to transfer Joran van der Sloot, a Dutch national, to the U.S. after he has served his sentence on a murder conviction in Peru, which will end in 2038. The news was published in one…

Dollar Counterfeiting: Peru is #1 Worldwide Producer

In a heavily reprinted AP story out of Lima, a 13-year-old boy was arrested during a raid on a large counterfeiting operation. The boy was caught with almost three quarters of a million in fake dollars and euros; this led…

Mashco-Piro Tribe Of Peru Makes Rare Appearance

In the modern world it is easy to assume that everyone carries a cell phone and has access to things like the internet. After all, you are using it right now to read this story and when you opened your…

Woman Off Cliff: Shocking Video Captures Woman And Mistress Fighting

A woman in Peru was caught on surveillance camera throwing another woman off a cliff because she thought the woman was having an affair with her husband. Lisset Lupo Mamani, a mother of four, caught up to husband Renzo Zanabria…

Lima, Peru Shaken by Small Earthquake

The capital of Peru was shaken Tuesday night by a relatively small earthquake. The U.S. Geological Survey measured the quake at a mild magnitude of 4.6. The epicenter of the quake was around 22 miles (35km) off the coast of…