More than 70 people were killed in Peru due to heavy floods and mudslides. Thousands of people were made homeless and a state of emergency was declared in more than 800 cities.
Lima is still reeling from the flooding and mudslides that have left Peru's capital in a state of emergency. With more rain predicted, the situation is becoming increasingly desperate as Jurriaan van Eerten reports.
Researchers have found that more than 140 children were sacrificed in a single event in Peru about 550 years ago. But why were so many children ritually killed?
The so-called wall of shame divides two areas in Lima. One belongs to the richest part of town, the other is a slum of wooden shacks, highlighting the Peruvian capital's divide. Jurriaan van Eerten reports.
Peru has breathed a sigh of relief after an airplane caught fire shortly after landing. Several people were injured, but all on board managed to escape largely unscathed.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version