Peru president’s approval drops in wake of floods

Peru president’s approval drops in wake of floods

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s approval rating plummeted to 32% following weeks of nationwide flooding which left 75 dead and over 100,000 victims. An Ipsos poll showed Kuczynski’s approval rating fell  Full Article »

Mar 20, 2017 Ξ 1 comment
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Mar 20, 2017

Peru president’s approval drops in wake of floods

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Peru president’s approval drops in wake of floods

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s approval rating plummeted to 32% following weeks of nationwide flooding which left 75 dead and over 100,000 victims. An Ipsos poll showed Kuczynski’s approval rating fell  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 Mar 11, 2017

Downtown Lima sees two high-profile shootings in one week

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Downtown Lima sees two high-profile shootings in one week

The Barrios Altos neighborhood in downtown Lima saw a police officer murdered and three children shot in two incidents last week. Last night unknown suspects aboard a motor-taxi opened fire  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 »