Fugitive governor extradited to Peru from Ecuador

Fugitive governor extradited to Peru from Ecuador

Former Tumbes governor Gerardo Viñas was extradited from Ecuador to face more than 30 corruption charges in Peru. The former governor of Peru’s northern border state of Tumbes ranked among the  Full Article »

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Posted by Colin Post on Jun 24, 2016

Fugitive governor extradited to Peru from Ecuador

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Fugitive governor extradited to Peru from Ecuador

Former Tumbes governor Gerardo Viñas was extradited from Ecuador to face more than 30 corruption charges in Peru. The former governor of Peru’s northern border state of Tumbes ranked among the  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on Jun 17, 2016

MSCI keeps Peru as ‘emerging market’

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MSCI keeps Peru as ‘emerging market’

Index-fund provider Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) has ruled that Peru will remain an “emerging market” in its widely-followed market classifications. The decision ends a 10-month saga since the world’s  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on Jun 15, 2016

Luck and persistence take Peru to Copa America quarterfinals

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Luck and persistence take Peru to Copa America quarterfinals

Peru has emerged from group play with two shaky victories over Brazil and Haiti to advance to the elimination stage in the Copa America Centenario. After an unimpressive victory over  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on Jun 8, 2016

Radioactive device stolen from public hospital in Lima

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Radioactive device stolen from public hospital in Lima

A radioactive guidewire used to treat cancer was stolen from Lima’s Edgardo Rebagliati hospital on May 28. On the tip of the six-inch wire is a small metallic capsule containing  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on Jun 2, 2016

Fujimorismo hardball: flashback or preview?

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Fujimorismo hardball: flashback or preview?

Peru’s politics took an ugly and familiar turn when Keiko Fujimori’s Popular Force party caused a media scandal during the 2016 runoff election. The story started when it was reported that the  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on May 12, 2016

Peru woman to request pardon for assaulting police

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Peru woman to request pardon for assaulting police

Silvana Buscaglia will seek a presidential pardon for assaulting a police officer outside the Lima airport. Buscaglia’s arrest became national news when a video of the 48-year-old tai-chi instructor’s arrest  Full Article »