Dozens of Israelis got stuck in the country after political unrest crippled the transportation systems - now they are on the way home.
Demonstrations and political violence have been ongoing in the Latin American country since the arrest of president Pedro Castillo.
Archaeologists in Peru have unearthed eight centuries-old mummies at a site in the country's capital, an important find that experts say could point to a colonial-era cemetery.
Archaeologists theorize that in keeping with the customs of the time, the children were victims of child sacrifice.
An Israeli was detained while on holiday in Greece last week under an international arrest warrant issued by Interpol.
Archaeologists examined the ancient hair and fingernails of children around age six to find the presence of intoxicating drugs, which were reportedly effective in calming them before sacrifice.
Located 3,200 meters above sea level, at least 35 underground passageways have been found over the years of excavations.
Reviewing centuries-old documents and more recent field notes, researchers conclude the Incan name of the site was “Huayna Picchu.”
Archaeologists believe the young children likely sacrificed to accompany a nobleman into the afterlife.
A study shows that the ancient Wari people used to mix special berries, known for their hallucinogenic properties, with a popular alcoholic drink.