Prices are rising around the world. In some places, like Sri Lanka and Peru, the difficult challenges of everyday life have led to strong protests. Today, NFK looks at the situation in these two countries.
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When a volcano in Tonga erupted on January 15, the effects were felt around the world. Peru - all the way across the Pacific Ocean - is now trying to clean up an oil spill caused by the eruption. The spill is killing animals and polluting the area.
In today's news roundup, new leaders around the world are taking control, teenagers are snapping up gold medals in the Tokyo Olympics, and one man's dream of raising money by running on the ocean in a "hamster wheel" is cut short.
In recent weeks, elections have been held in several countries around the world. Today, NFK looks at the recent election results from Peru, Iran, and Armenia.
In the last week, elections were held in several countries around the world. Today, NFK looks at the recent election results from Ecuador, Peru, and Samoa.
After 24 hours without a president, Peru's Congress has named Francisco Sagasti to lead the country. He's Peru's third president in the last week. Lawmakers hope the move will calm the country down after a confusing and violent week.
Peru's Ministry of Culture says archeologists have recently discovered a massive cat drawn into a hillside over 2,000 years ago. The site is near other Nazca Lines, but was faded by time, which made it hard to spot.
Peru's government is in an unusual situation. The president broke up Congress. Then Congress suspended and replaced the president. Though the situation is still messy, it looks like the president has won.