A meeting is held in Lima attended by representatives from Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, and Brazil, to develop requests for aid in regards to Venezuelan immigrants, which will be sent to organisations including the United Nations and International Red Cross. Yesterday, there was a similar meeting in Bogotá. A larger meeting has been set-up to be held in Quito in early September, to be attended by representatives from 14 countries and 10 international organisations.
The Peruvian Prosecutor's Office finds the skeletal remains of 18 people, who are suspected to have been victims of torture, extrajudicial executions and forced disappearances committed in the Madre Mía military base, in the Huánuco Departament. This and other alleged massacres happened during the 80s and 90s government crackdown on the Shining Path terrorist organization. The case involves former president Ollanta Humala, who was in command of the base during that time.
A fire destroys almost all of the approximately 710 commercial premises of a important market in Lima, Peru. The fire is exacerbated by flammable products stored in many of the stores. One person was injured and also there were allegations of looting.