Around Peru

Loreto

Inmates of the prison in Iquitos have demanded that the mayor keep his promise and arrange the cleaning up of a rubbish tip that has formed inside the precincts of the jail.

Piura

Korean businessman Jhong Yoel Joung was killed with a gunshot to the head when he resisted a mugging attempt by four criminals in the center of the city.

Cusco

The director of the New Seven Wonders foundation Jean Paul de la Fuente has announced that Machu Picchu is among the most voted-for sites.

The National Institute of Culture has completed the restoration of 32 important paintings from the Cusco School, which belong to a number of churches all over the region.

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