Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | Updated at 9:46 AM ET

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Peru has selected "Videophilia (and Other Viral Syndromes)" to represent the country at the Academy Awards.

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Uber is broadening its operations by setting its sights on Argentina. The announcement, however, wasn't welcomed warmly.

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Peruvian candidates Julio Guzman and Cesar Acuna are barred from the presidential race by Peru’s electoral court. This development gave frontrunner Keiko Fujimori a more certain future in the April 10 elections.

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Leaks in Peru’s main oil pipeline have spilled at least 3,000 barrels of crude oil in the Amazonian region.

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Minimum wage earners were given a raise in 2016 across many territories, but this still remains insufficient.

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A Peruvian scientist first learned of the river from his grandfather's stories to him as child and he often wondered if it did exist.

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Drug manufacturer Pfizer said that their clinical trials showed no links between the impotence pill and cadiovascular events.

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The Peruvian Navy on Jan. 27 commissioned its first-ever training vessel, Unión, which will be the largest such sailing ship in Latin America.

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New data revealed tropical glaciers are melting at the fastest rate in over a decade due to the latest El Niño event.

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Lima, Peru's capital and largest city, today has a population of almost 9 million people. But to supply this sprawling metropolis with water, Peruvians still rely on canals that were built before the first Europeans ever set foot on the American continent.

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FIFA has fined football associations in five Latin American countries due to their fans chanting homophobic slurs during matches,

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Archaeologists may be closer than ever to deciphering the mystery of ancient Inca "khipus," or knotted string records, after they discovered several of the records at the the place where they were originally used.

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A photographer has released amazing drone footage of New Year's Eve in the city of Lima, Peru.

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Colombia may have made it to the Copa America quarterfinals but few would consider the effort a success. If anything Colombia's campaign, which commenced with dreams of a championship run, ended in utter ignominy. That embarrassment was highlighted by one statistic - one goal.

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The Copa America is now two rounds in the books and there are now four teams left. The playing field for the MVP award known as the Golden Ball has been narrowed. Who has been the top star in the Copa America to date?

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It will be Chile and Peru in the semifinals after the latter side took down Bolivia in rather assertive fashion. In arguably the least interesting of the matchups in the quarterfinals (neither Bolivia or Peru could be considered a heavyweight side), Peru proved itself ready to join South America's elite with a convincing performance that was essentially over before the half-hour mark of the game. The 3-1 win could have easily been a greater margin if not for some bad luck. Here are the major takeaways of Peru's big day.

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