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A worker sweeps the floor next to coffins for coronavirus victims at El Angel cemetery in Lima, Peru, on May 21, 2020.

A mayor in Peru was accused of lying in a coffin and pretending to be dead to avoid being caught disobeying lockdown orders

Police say Jaime Rolando Urbina Torres, the mayor of Tantará, had been out drinking with friends despite a curfew and social distancing rules.
Me in South America and New York City.

I moved from New York City to South America for six months — these were the biggest differences I experienced

An Insider reporter spent six months traveling through South America and found the food, architecture, and wildlife were completely different.
Peruvian citizens being scanned at the airport for fever.

Peru reverses its controversial gender-based lockdown, quarantining men and women on different days, after intense backlash

President Martín Vizcarra announced Peru would be taking similar measures to Panama to contain COVID-19 by reducing the number of people outside.
Carole Favre launched a video series where she tells stories of travels through her souvenirs.

A woman is traveling around her bedroom by sharing the stories behind souvenirs she’s collected from all around the world

In her video series, "Travels through my bedroom," Carole Favre shares the souvenirs she's collected from Peru, China, and more places around the world.
The Curry family is stuck in Lima, Peru, after the country abruptly closed its borders over the coronavirus.

Americans stuck in foreign countries are outraged at the US government’s response: ‘I don’t think that I could see any way to handle...

With countries closing borders and restricting travel over COVID-19 fears, more than 13,000 Americans have been stranded abroad.
Aaron Rodgers had a close call with his travel plans while departing Peru, but wound up making it out of the country just in time.

Aaron Rodgers and Danica Patrick were nearly stuck in Peru as the country shut down due to the coronavirus: ‘We made it by about 15 minutes̵...

Aaron Rodgers had a close call with his travel plans while departing Peru, but wound up making it out of the country just in time.

Americans trapped abroad by coronavirus travel bans say the government isn’t doing enough to get them home

There are Americans trapped in Peru, Honduras, and Morocco. Those countries have completely closed their borders due to the coronavirus.
Crowds converging on Machu Picchu in Peru.

22 destinations that were ruined by tourists over the past decade

From Machu Picchu to Venice and Burning Man, here's a look at some of the destinations we're loving to death.
Pooping in a sacred temple at one of the world's most important cultural sites is, understandably, frowned upon.

6 tourists are accused of vandalizing and pooping at a 600-year-old sacred temple in Machu Picchu

The tourists are accused of damaging stonework and defecating in Machu Picchu, the 15th-century Incan citadel in Peru, per Reuters and CNN.
The McDonald's in Pueblo Libre, Lima, where the workers died on Sunday.

Every McDonald’s in Peru is closing for 2 days of mourning after 2 employees were electrocuted by a soda machine

Two teenagers, Alexandra Porras and Gabriel Campos, were electrocuted by a loose wire behind a soft-drinks machine in a McDonald's in Lima and died.