Peru scraps Southern Gas Pipeline contract in Odebrecht fallout

Peru scraps Southern Gas Pipeline contract in Odebrecht fallout

Peru’s finance ministry has cancelled the contract to build the Southern Gas Pipeline after the consortium to build it missed a key financing deadline. The Southern Gas Pipeline consortium which  Full Article »

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Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Jan 23, 2017

Peru makes first arrests in Odebrecht corruption scandal

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Peru makes first arrests in Odebrecht corruption scandal

Police in Peru arrested one government official and filed an international arrest warrant for another based on information provided by Brazilian construction firm, Odebrecht. Peru’s attorney general announced on Saturday  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on Jan 23, 2017

Peru scraps Southern Gas Pipeline contract in Odebrecht fallout

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Peru scraps Southern Gas Pipeline contract in Odebrecht fallout

Peru’s finance ministry has cancelled the contract to build the Southern Gas Pipeline after the consortium to build it missed a key financing deadline. The Southern Gas Pipeline consortium which  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 »