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Private capital and cynicism in Peru’s Congress
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 28, 2015 Leave a comment

Private capital and cynicism in Peru’s Congress

In one day Peru’s Congress passed two inspiringly cynical laws – one regarding state oil firm Petroperu and the other on archaeological preservation. Last Thursday Congress passed two laws in  Full Article »

Will crime determine Peru’s next president?
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 9, 2015 1 comment

Will crime determine Peru’s next president?

After citing a recent Ipsos poll which reported that crime is Peruvian voters’ top concern, a Peru Reports reader argued that corruption was a bigger problem. That reader may be right.  Full Article »

Could Peru become a net migrant destination?
Posted by Colin Post on Jul 20, 2015 1 comment

Could Peru become a net migrant destination?

“A good rule of thumb to ask of a country: are people trying to get into it or out of it?” – Tony Blair Last week statistical agency INEI released  Full Article »

Asu Mare: Whitewashing Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 12, 2015 Leave a comment

Asu Mare: Whitewashing Peru

Asu Mare and its sequel were funny films with important social commentary, but the message is undermined by the standard practice of excluding indigenous faces. Before my rant, I have  Full Article »

Peru’s role in the Bolivia-Chile land dispute
Posted by Charles Avery on May 16, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru’s role in the Bolivia-Chile land dispute

While the International Court of Justice deliberates the lawsuit Bolivia brought against Chile in an effort to gain sovereign access to the Pacific Ocean, Peru sent an explanatory note to The Hague this  Full Article »