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Trapped Peruvian miners could take days to rescue

By Reynaldo Munoz ICA, Peru — Oscar Valdes, cabinet chief to Peru’s President Ollanta Humala, said Sunday it could take two or three more days to rescue nine miners trapped since Thursday in a mine in southern Peru. Valdes, who was on site to monitor rescue operations, told journalists that…

Peru PM replaced in cabinet shake-up

Peruvian President Ollanta Humala on Saturday replaced his prime minister with his interior minister — a former army officer like himself who played a key role in quelling a recent spate of social unrest. Local media had predicted for several weeks that a cabinet reshuffle was likely, as Humala —…