The long decline of Peru’s fugitive ex-President Alejandro Toledo

The long decline of Peru’s fugitive ex-President Alejandro Toledo

From an anti-corruption activist to a fugitive from justice, a look at the tragic trajectory of Peru’s former President Alejandro Toledo. A judge in Lima on Thursday ordered Toledo jailed  Full Article »

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Posted by Colin Post on Feb 13, 2017

The long decline of Peru’s fugitive ex-President Alejandro Toledo

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The long decline of Peru’s fugitive ex-President Alejandro Toledo

From an anti-corruption activist to a fugitive from justice, a look at the tragic trajectory of Peru’s former President Alejandro Toledo. A judge in Lima on Thursday ordered Toledo jailed  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on Feb 7, 2017

Peru’s state oil firm looks to grow amid industry chaos

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Peru’s state oil firm looks to grow amid industry chaos

Petroperu may issue bonds to finance the $3.5 billion Talara refinery upgrade as the state oil firm looks to expand operations after key structural changes. Reuters reports that Peru’s finance  Full Article »

Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Jan 13, 2017

Peru’s Olympic icon to face trial for corruption

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Peru’s Olympic icon to face trial for corruption

Peru’s seven-time Olympian shooter Francisco Boza faces up to five years in jail on charges of collusion and criminal conspiracy. The 1984 silver medalist who was Peru’s flag bearer at the  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on Dec 30, 2016

Peru’s trade agreement with Honduras takes effect in 2017

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Peru’s trade agreement with Honduras takes effect in 2017

The free-trade agreement between Peru and Honduras will take effect on Jan. 1, 2017. The agreement which takes effect on Monday will eliminate Honduran taxes on 84% of Peru’s exports  Full Article »

Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Jan 6, 2017

Violent protest in north Lima over highway tolls

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Violent protest in north Lima over highway tolls

Protesters in Lima’s northern districts of Puente Piedra, Ancon and Santa Rosa destroyed toll booths and battled police over a proposed toll on the Panamericana Norte highway on Wednesday. Over 200  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 »