Kuczynski outlines plan for Peru in inaugural address

Kuczynski outlines plan for Peru in inaugural address

In his first Message to the Nation, President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski promised running water, infrastructure, improved education and healthcare and more. Kuczynski was sworn as president on Thursday by congressional  Full Article »

Jul 29, 2016 Ξ 1 comment
Posted by Colin Post on Jul 29, 2016

Kuczynski outlines plan for Peru in inaugural address

Ξ 1 comment
Kuczynski outlines plan for Peru in inaugural address

In his first Message to the Nation, President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski promised running water, infrastructure, improved education and healthcare and more. Kuczynski was sworn as president on Thursday by congressional  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on Jul 27, 2016

Peru steelmaker closes plant, cites dumping from China

Ξ Leave a comment
Peru steelmaker closes plant, cites dumping from China

Peru steelmaker Aceros Arequipa announced it will close its plant in Arequipa due to its inability to compete with cheap steel imports from China. The company said in a statement  Full Article »

Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Jul 19, 2016

American film highlights Peru’s sovereign-debt dispute

Ξ 1 comment
American film highlights Peru’s sovereign-debt dispute

“The Debt,” an American film which explores Peru’s sovereign-debt lawsuit and other issues, opened in U.S. theaters last week. The film’s plot entwines the stories of American hedge fund manager Oliver,  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on Jul 20, 2016

Progressive mayor may face recall in upscale Lima district

Ξ 2 comments
Progressive mayor may face recall in upscale Lima district

Opposition politicians have organized a petition to recall San Isidro district mayor Manuel Velarde via referendum. Peru’s elections authority, ONPE, has issued three recall petitions in the Lima metropolitan area.  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on Jun 2, 2016

Fujimorismo hardball: flashback or preview?

Ξ Leave a comment
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 Jack Dylan Cole on Jul 21, 2016

Peru: lion cub born at Lima zoo for first time in 20 years

Ξ Leave a comment
Peru: lion cub born at Lima zoo for first time in 20 years

A lion cub was born at the Park of Legends zoo in Lima on June 29 for the first time in over 20 years. The zoo located in San Miguel  Full Article »