Peru mobile-payment system aims to expand access to finance

Peru mobile-payment system aims to expand access to finance

Peru’s new digital wallet, Bim, has attracted almost 80,000 users in its first three months since launching in February. Bim does not require a bank account to sign up. Users  Full Article »

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Posted by Colin Post on May 25, 2016

Peru: Kuczynski VP mulls defamation charges against Fujimori

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Peru: Kuczynski VP mulls defamation charges against Fujimori

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s vice presidential candidate Martin Vizcarra is considering pressing charges against Keiko Fujimori for defamation. The former governor of Moquegua said at a press conference that Fujimori may  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on May 27, 2016

Peru mobile-payment system aims to expand access to finance

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Peru mobile-payment system aims to expand access to finance

Peru’s new digital wallet, Bim, has attracted almost 80,000 users in its first three months since launching in February. Bim does not require a bank account to sign up. Users  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on May 17, 2016

Peru national soccer team named for Copa America Centenario

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Peru national soccer team named for Copa America Centenario

The Peruvian Soccer Federation (FPF) has named the official national selection for the centennial Copa America tournament in the United States. Team manager Ricardo Gareca surprised Peru’s sports fans in  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on May 27, 2016

Illegal mining renders vast areas uninhabitable in Lima outskirts

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Illegal mining renders vast areas uninhabitable in Lima outskirts

Illegal miners of construction materials create sprawling quarries which render vast expanses of land uninhabitable outside Lima. An El Comercio investigation reveals that a combined 660 square miles in various  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on Apr 5, 2016

Veronika Mendoza will not ruin Peru’s economy

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Veronika Mendoza will not ruin Peru’s economy

A Veronika Mendoza presidency will not wreak the economic havoc which some analysts fear. “Ruin” is a subjective term. To be clear, Veronika Mendoza’s policies would ruin Peru’s economy if  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 »