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Missing California Cyclists Found on a Boat in South America

Missing California Cyclists Found on a Boat in South America

Facebook(NEW YORK) — A young California couple thought to be missing for a month while on a cycling trip through South America has been located on a boat and were surprised to hear of the search for them, according to Peru’s tourism ministry.The coupl…

California Couple on Biking ‘Dream Trip’ Missing in Peru

California Couple on Biking ‘Dream Trip’ Missing in Peru

Facebook(NEW YORK) — Two young bike enthusiasts from California have disappeared while on a biking “trip of a lifetime” through South America, according to the U.S. State Department. Jamie Neal and her boyfriend, Garrett Hand, both 25, embarked on the…

Did Joran Van Der Sloot Impregnate a Woman from Jail?

Did Joran Van Der Sloot Impregnate a Woman from Jail?

Sebastian Silva/AFP/Getty Images(MEXICO CITY) — The lawyer representing Joran van der Sloot shot down reports Monday that the Dutch playboy who is suspected of killing Natalee Holloway had impregnated a woman during a conjugal visit in his Peruvian…

Joran Van Der Sloot Blames Lawyer for Long Prison Sentence

Joran Van Der Sloot Blames Lawyer for Long Prison Sentence

Sebastian Silva/AFP/Getty Images(LIMA, Peru) — In two letters, Joran van der Sloot blamed his lawyers for his nearly three-decade prison sentence, while he reiterated he had nothing to do with the 2005 disappearance of Natalee Holloway and begged for …

Skulls in Florida Backyard Belong to Peru, Date Back to 1200

Skulls in Florida Backyard Belong to Peru, Date Back to 1200

ABC News(WINTER GARDEN, Fla.) — The discovery of two skulls in a Florida backyard sparked questions of intrigue and murder when they were found in January, but now investigators say the origin of the bones is even more mysterious than they thought. Th…

Pacific Mystery: What’s Killing Dolphins, Pelicans in Peru?

Pacific Mystery: What’s Killing Dolphins, Pelicans in Peru?

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Just what is killing dolphins and pelicans in Peru?It’s been a mystery for months on the Pacific coast of the South American country, where the local government says it has found 900 dolphin carcasses and approximately …

Peru Mine Collapse: Rescuers Attempt to Free Trapped Miners

Peru Mine Collapse: Rescuers Attempt to Free Trapped Miners

CRIS BOURONCLE/AFP/Getty Images(ICA, Peru) — Workers at the Cabeza de Negro copper mine in southern Peru are racing to rescue nine miners who have been trapped since a shaft collapsed Thursday nearly 650 feet below the earth’s surface.None of th…

6.3 Magnitude Quake Strikes Peru; No Deaths, Damage Reported

6.3 Magnitude Quake Strikes Peru; No Deaths, Damage Reported

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LIMA, Peru) — A 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the coast of central Peru early Monday morning, leaving a few dozen people with minor injuries, according to local media outlets. No deaths have been reported.The U.S. Geological S…

Joran Van Der Sloot to Be Sentenced in 2010 Peru Murder

Joran Van Der Sloot to Be Sentenced in 2010 Peru Murder

Sebastian Silva/AFP/Getty Images(LIMA, Peru) — Joran van der Sloot, the Dutch national long believed to be responsible for the 2005 disappearance of Alabama teen Natalee Holloway, will be sentenced on Friday after pleading guilty to the murder of a Pe…

Joran Van Der Sloot to Be Sentenced in 2010 Peru Murder

Joran Van Der Sloot to Be Sentenced in 2010 Peru Murder

Sebastian Silva/AFP/Getty Images(LIMA, Peru) — Joran van der Sloot, the Dutch national long believed to be responsible for the 2005 disappearance of Alabama teen Natalee Holloway, will be sentenced on Friday after pleading guilty to the murder of a Pe…

Natalee Holloway’s Suspected Killer Seeks Deal in Peru

Natalee Holloway’s Suspected Killer Seeks Deal in Peru

Sebastian Silva/AFP/Getty Images(LIMA, Peru) — Joran van der Sloot, accused of murder in Peru and the prime suspect in the disappearance of American teen Natalee Holloway in Aruba, appears to be considering a plea deal that could get him out of prison…

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