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Peru's president touts economy after protest

LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's economy has the tools to continue growing even as an era of high metals prices ends, President Ollanta Humala said on Sunday, a day after the largest protest of his two-year term.Full story

Lima: Where the pallbearers are black

Elegant in tuxedos and white gloves, the six black pallbearers silently and gracefully remove the mahogany coffin bearing a Lima tire magnate from his mansion. They slide it into the Cadillac hearse that will parade Jorge Reyna's body through the Chorrillos district where he was once mayor. Full story

Peru court orders government to pay 40-year-old bonds worth billions

LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's top court on Tuesday ordered the government to pay 40-year-old land reform bonds at their current value and with interest, terms that will likely lead to a payment worth several billion dollars. Full story

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  30 dead as bus plunges off Peru highway

At least 30 people have died after a bus careened off of a highway into a river, authorities say.

  Inmates in Peru dance for world record

Thousands of inmates at a prison in Lima, Peru, work out in a massive aerobics class to try and break a world record. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Parents call twins' separation surgery 'miracle' 

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Two skydivers wearing wingsuits jump from a plane and soar over the mysterious and ancient geoglyphs in Peru called the Nazca lines. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Taxis light runway for plane with ill patients

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A protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask marches alongside others carrying signs during a demonstration against President Ollanta Humala's government on Peru's Independence Day in Lima
A protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask marches alongside others carrying signs during a demonstration against President Ollanta Humala's government on Peru's Independence Day in Lima

A protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask marches alongside others carrying signs during a demonstration against President Ollanta Humala's government on Peru's Independence Day in Lima July 28, 2013. The sign reads, "Take to the streets. Neoliberalism does not represent us". REUTERS/Mariana Bazo(PERU

A protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask attends a demonstration against President Ollanta Humala's government on Peru's Independence Day in Lima
A protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask attends a demonstration against President Ollanta Humala's government on Peru's Independence Day in Lima

A protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask attends a demonstration against President Ollanta Humala's government on Peru's Independence Day in Lima, July 28, 2013. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo(PERU - Tags: ANNIVERSARY POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)

A protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask attends a demonstration against President Ollanta Humala's government on Peru's Independence Day, in Lima
A protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask attends a demonstration against President Ollanta Humala's government on Peru's Independence Day, in Lima

A protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask attends a demonstration against President Ollanta Humala's government on Peru's Independence Day, in Lima, July 28, 2013. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo (PERU - Tags: ANNIVERSARY POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)

A protester holding a flag depicting Che Guevara marches against the government on Peru's Independence Day in Lima
A protester holding a flag depicting Che Guevara marches against the government on Peru's Independence Day in Lima

A protester holding a flag depicting Che Guevara marches against the government on Peru's Independence Day in Lima July 28, 2013. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo(PERU - Tags: ANNIVERSARY POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)