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Peru honors Francisco Bolognesi, fallen hero in War of the Pacific
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 2, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru honors Francisco Bolognesi, fallen hero in War of the Pacific

Peru’s central bank has issued a coin honoring 19th-century war hero Francisco Bolognesi, who was killed by Chilean invaders in 1880 during the War of the Pacific. The bank will  Full Article »

Peru collectors coin remembers War of the Pacific with Tacna arch
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Sep 30, 2016 1 comment

Peru collectors coin remembers War of the Pacific with Tacna arch

Peru’s central bank has issued a new sol coin featuring Tacna’s Parabolic Arch as the final edition of its Wealth and Pride series of collectors’ coins. The bank issued 12  Full Article »

Land mine explodes on Chile border, injuring two Peruvians
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 7, 2016 2 comments

Land mine explodes on Chile border, injuring two Peruvians

Two Peruvians were injured on Monday when an anti-personnel land mine detonated in Chile’s border region with Peru. The two men were illegally walking across the border from Chile into  Full Article »

Law may open foreign investment in Peru’s border regions
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 5, 2016 1 comment

Law may open foreign investment in Peru’s border regions

Legislators in Tacna and Tumbes are looking to attract hundreds of millions of dollars in investment by amending Peru’s Constitution to allow foreign capital into border regions. Article 71 of  Full Article »

Pacific Alliance trade pact aims to build regional value chains
Posted by Colin Post on May 3, 2016 1 comment

Pacific Alliance trade pact aims to build regional value chains

The Pacific Alliance free trade agreement eliminates member countries’ tariffs on 92% of imports and exports with the aim of developing regional value chains. The free trade agreement for the  Full Article »

Peru folk singer Wendy Sulca to make film debut
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 27, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru folk singer Wendy Sulca to make film debut

Peru’s Andean folk singer Wendy Sulca stars in the upcoming Chilean film, “Coach.” The 20-year-old folklore singer whose hits including “La Tetita” and “Cerveza, Cerveza” have more than 40 million  Full Article »

Pacific Alliance pitches emerging-market investors in US
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 7, 2016 Leave a comment

Pacific Alliance pitches emerging-market investors in US

The finance ministers from Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru are showcasing their bloc’s economies and investment opportunities to investors in the Unites States. Peru’s finance minister Alonso Segura is making  Full Article »

Former dictator’s son runs for president of Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 28, 2015 2 comments

Former dictator’s son runs for president of Peru

Javier Velasco, son of former President Juan Velasco Alvarado, looks to return his father’s socialist policies to Peru. While the 1970s military dictatorship which oversaw the national deficit as a  Full Article »

Politics may force overhaul of Peru’s private pension system
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 19, 2015 Leave a comment

Politics may force overhaul of Peru’s private pension system

Various reforms to Peru’s private pension system have entered public debate just five months from the 2016 general election. Last month Peru’s financial regulator SBS released new mortality tables which  Full Article »

Border rhetoric heats up between Chile and Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 7, 2015 1 comment

Border rhetoric heats up between Chile and Peru

Peru and Chile have recalled their ambassadors over a new border dispute in which both countries claim nine acres of desert. This morning President Ollanta Humala signed into law a  Full Article »