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Capital city in Peru

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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.

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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

Peruvian ex-president Alan Garcia kills himself as police arrive for corruption arrest

President Martin Vizcarra announced the death on Twitter, saying that doctors in the capital city of Lima performed emergency surgery.
USATODAY.com - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Videos for Lima

Huge fire engulfs downtown Lima [Video]Huge fire engulfs downtown Lima

The blaze started in the Peruvian capital's commercial zone.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:40Published

Massive fire engulfs warehouse in downtown Lima [Video]Massive fire engulfs warehouse in downtown Lima

A massive fire broke out in a warehouse in downtown Lima on Friday that spread to surrounding buildings before being brought under control by firefighters. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:00Published

Peruvians Pay Respects To Ex-Pres Who Killed Self [Video]Peruvians Pay Respects To Ex-Pres Who Killed Self

LIMA (Reuters) - 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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

Peru's Ex-President Garcia Takes Own Life To Avoid Arrest [Video]Peru's Ex-President Garcia Takes Own Life To Avoid Arrest

Peru’s former president Alan Garcia shot himself in the head on Wednesday, taking his own life. According to Reuters, it was to avoid being arrested in connection with alleged bribes from Brazilian..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Peru's Garcia, Former President And Political Chameleon, Kills Himself to Avoid Arrest [Video]Peru's Garcia, Former President And Political Chameleon, Kills Himself to Avoid Arrest

According to Reuters, the former president of Peru Alan Garcia, fatally shot himself in the head on Wednesday at his home in Lima as police waited in another room to arrest him in the Odebrecht case...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

Peru’s ex-leader dies after self-inflicted gunshot wound [Video]Peru’s ex-leader dies after self-inflicted gunshot wound

Peru’s former president Alan Garcia died in a hospital in Lima on Wednesday, hours after authorities say he shot himself in the head to avoid arrest. Jillian Kitchener reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:23Published

Angry Garcia supporters point fingers after his death [Video]Angry Garcia supporters point fingers after his death

Dramatic scenes outside a Lima hospital on Wednesday as angry supporters of Peru's former president Alan Garcia mourned his death while blaming authorities. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:56Published

Former President Of Peru Dies After Shooting Himself To Avoid Arrest [Video]Former President Of Peru Dies After Shooting Himself To Avoid Arrest

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, authorities said that Peru's former president Alan Garcia died in a hospital in Lima after shooting himself before police arrived at his house to arrest..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:30Published

Protesters gather after reported death of Peru's Garcia [Video]Protesters gather after reported death of Peru's Garcia

Peru's former president Alan Garcia died in a hospital in Lima on Wednesday after shooting himself as police arrived at his house to arrest him in connection with a bribery probe, authorities said on..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:30Published

Former Peruvian President Alan Garcia Shot Himself [Video]Former Peruvian President Alan Garcia Shot Himself

CNN reports Peru's former president Alan Garcia is in critical condition after shooting himself in the neck. Peruvian state news agency Andina reported Garcia was rushed to the hospital in Lima on..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Peru’s Former President Shoots Himself In The Neck [Video]Peru’s Former President Shoots Himself In The Neck

According to Business Insider, Peru's former president shot himself in the neck as officers came to arrest him over bribery allegations on Wednesday morning. García is accused of receiving bribes from..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Peru's ex-president Garcia shoots himself [Video]Peru's ex-president Garcia shoots himself

Peru's former president Alan Garcia shot himself early on Wednesday after police arrived at his home in the capital Lima to arrest him in connection with a bribery investigation, a police source said...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

At least 20 killed after bus in Peru catches fire at banned bus stop [Video]At least 20 killed after bus in Peru catches fire at banned bus stop

At least 20 people were killed when a bus caught fire in the Peruvian capital Lima on Sunday. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:44Published

Floods wash away homes in Peru [Video]Floods wash away homes in Peru

Homes in rural Peru were washed away on Friday (March 29) after the Perene River burst its banks, affecting thousands of families in Chanchamayo province. No reporter narration

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:47Published

 

Ex-President Of Peru Garcia Dies After Shooting Himself Before Police Arrest For Bribery

ex-president of peru garcia dies after shooting himself before police arrest for bribery
Peru’s former president Alan Garcia died after shooting himself early on Wednesday just after police arrived at his home to arrest him in connection with a bribery investigation, Garcia, 69,..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Peru's ex-president Kuczynski hospitalized after jailing

peru's ex-president kuczynski hospitalized after jailing
LIMA, PERU — Former Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has been hospitalized days after he was detained as part of a money laundering probe into his ties to the company at the heart...
WorldNews - Published

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