River pirates boarded the luxury cruise ship Amazon Discovery at around 3am last Thursday, pistol whipped the captain and stole over USD $20,000 from the passengers.
From Insight Crime -
Peru River Pirates Raid Tourist Cruise on the Amazon
Peru has declared a state of emergency across the northern half of the country after 102 cases were confirmed across 11 states.
From the AFP and Yahoo News -
Peru declares Zika emergency across half of country
Peruvian officials on Wednesday dec...