A tour of Lima’s revamped old quarter – founded 475 years ago – reveals how the Peruvian capital has managed to preserve its beauty. Lima’s historic old quarter is arguably the loveliest vestige of colonial times in all of Latin America.
Rescue workers in Peru are trying to free nine miners trapped underground by a rockfall at a depth of more than 200m (650ft). The miners are receiving oxygen and drinks through a hose. But rescuers have so far been unable to