Peru’s new defense minister to focus on defeating Shining Path

Peru’s new defense minister to focus on defeating Shining Path

Peru’s new defense minister, Jorge Nieto, will focus on stamping out the Shining Path guerrilla rebels who operate in the VRAEM, Peru’s main coca-producing region. Nieto announced his priorities after  Full Article »

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Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Dec 7, 2016

Peru’s new defense minister to focus on defeating Shining Path

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Peru’s new defense minister to focus on defeating Shining Path

Peru’s new defense minister, Jorge Nieto, will focus on stamping out the Shining Path guerrilla rebels who operate in the VRAEM, Peru’s main coca-producing region. Nieto announced his priorities after  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on Dec 5, 2016

Peru’s billion-dollar gas pipeline in jeopardy

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Peru’s billion-dollar gas pipeline in jeopardy

The construction of Peru’s $7-billion Southern Gas Pipeline could be stalled indefinitely if Odebrecht cannot sell its majority stake in the project in the next month. If the consortium licensed  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on Dec 6, 2016

Peru wins fifth consecutive tourism award for best food

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Peru wins fifth consecutive tourism award for best food

The World Travel Awards (WTA) have selected Peru as the World’s Leading Culinary Destination in 2016 for the fifth consecutive year. The “Oscars” of tourism have designated Peru as the  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on Nov 21, 2016

Peru president lends loud voice in defending free trade

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Peru president lends loud voice in defending free trade

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) concluded its annual summit in Lima last week by declaring its commitment to free trade amid a wave of populism. Peru President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski  Full Article »

Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Dec 5, 2016

Lima mob chasing ‘organ harvesters’ leaves one dead, 34 arrested

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Lima mob chasing ‘organ harvesters’ leaves one dead, 34 arrested

Thirty-four people were arrested in a Lima shantytown on Sunday after a violent mob attempted to lynch two pollsters following social media rumors of a child-kidnapping ring looking to harvest  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on Nov 14, 2016

Peru’s greatest politico-socio-economic challenge

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Peru’s greatest politico-socio-economic challenge

The willingness and perceived legitimacy to use violence against the state is Peru’s cultural challenge of the generation. El Comercio’s editorial today titled “Made in Peru” highlights the increasingly common  Full Article »