Upgrade of Peru stocks eliminates risk of losing ‘emerging market’ status

Upgrade of Peru stocks eliminates risk of losing ‘emerging market’ status

Leading index-provider MSCI’s incorporation of two Peruvian companies’ stock into its small-cap index has eliminated the pending risk of reclassifying Peru as a “frontier market.” Shares of Volcan mining company and Graña &  Full Article »

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Posted by Erin Anderson on May 15, 2017

Peru’s president opposes early release for Alberto Fujimori

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Peru’s president opposes early release for Alberto Fujimori

Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski this week dismissed the possibility of a humanitarian pardon for former President Alberto Fujimori. Kuczynski’s statement comes in the wake of debates about whether to  Full Article »

Posted by Erin Anderson on May 8, 2017

Peru’s fishing sector grows despite coastal El Niño

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Peru’s fishing sector grows despite coastal El Niño

Mass flooding caused by a coastal El Niño is unlikely to impact Peru’s fishing industry in 2017. The fishing sector reported 37% growth in March compared to last year in spite  Full Article »

Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Mar 25, 2017

New documentary showcases different side of Peru’s cocaine valley

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New documentary showcases different side of Peru’s cocaine valley

The short film, “Racing in Cocaine Valley,” showcases the bizarre sport of rickshaw racing popular in the VRAEM region of Peru’s eastern jungles. A deadly sport in the dangerous VRAEM region  Full Article »

Posted by Erin Anderson on May 18, 2017

Upgrade of Peru stocks eliminates risk of losing ‘emerging market’ status

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Upgrade of Peru stocks eliminates risk of losing ‘emerging market’ status

Leading index-provider MSCI’s incorporation of two Peruvian companies’ stock into its small-cap index has eliminated the pending risk of reclassifying Peru as a “frontier market.” Shares of Volcan mining company and Graña &  Full Article »

Posted by Erin Anderson on May 4, 2017

Changing tides for Lima’s powerful Chim Pum Callao party?

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Changing tides for Lima’s powerful Chim Pum Callao party?

After more than 20 years of undisputed influence in Lima’s port region of Callao, the local ruling political party Chim Pum Callao may be on its way out. Callao governor Felix Moreno was sentenced  Full Article »

Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Apr 28, 2017

Peru’s lessons in the art of anti-government dissent

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Peru’s lessons in the art of anti-government dissent

Art collectives and other activist groups in Peru have long been pioneers in developing innovative forms of protest featuring creative symbolism. March 22, International Fight for Water Day, saw 40 mud-covered  Full Article »