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Pollution suspected in deaths of 10,000 endangered frogs in Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 18, 2016 1 comment

Pollution suspected in deaths of 10,000 endangered frogs in Peru

Peru is investigating the deaths of at least 10,000 Titicaca water frogs in a river north of Lake Titicaca in the southern state of Puno. Environmental activists brought 100 of  Full Article »

Oil troubles drag Peru’s economic growth below expectations
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 16, 2016 1 comment

Oil troubles drag Peru’s economic growth below expectations

Peru’s economic growth in 2016 is developing slightly lower than economists’ expectations due to a collapse in oil production and fishing. Peru’s statistical agency, INEI, released data showing the economy  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 »

Peru: 8 million seahorses seized in Lima port
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 20, 2016 1 comment

Peru: 8 million seahorses seized in Lima port

Authorities in Peru have seized more than 8 million specimens of dried seahorses destined for China from a container in Lima’s port of Callao. The seizure on June 7 of  Full Article »

Oil companies oppose ocean reserve in northern Peru
Posted by Colin Post on May 5, 2016 1 comment

Oil companies oppose ocean reserve in northern Peru

Peru is mulling the creation of a natural reserve to protect marine life in the coastal waters of the northern states of Piura and Tumbes. Peru’s environmental ministry and national  Full Article »

Peru economy surges to finish 2015 with 3.3% GDP growth
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 15, 2016 1 comment

Peru economy surges to finish 2015 with 3.3% GDP growth

Increased copper and anchovy production drove Peru’s GDP growth in December to 6.39%, boosting annual growth to a higher-than-expected 3.26% to finish 2015. December’s GDP figure marked 77 months of  Full Article »

Peru enacts law to protect manta ray population
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 8, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru enacts law to protect manta ray population

Peru has enacted a law prohibiting fishing and extraction of manta rays in its coastal waters. The new prohibition comes less than one year after a group of fishermen in  Full Article »

Distressed Chinese firm to sell Peru’s largest fishery
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 7, 2016 Leave a comment

Distressed Chinese firm to sell Peru’s largest fishery

Financial problems have forced Pacific Andes International Holdings (PAIH) to sell its Peruvian subsidiary, China Fishery Group. After revenue dropped 12% last June, problems at China Fishery Group became apparent  Full Article »

What did Peru get out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership?
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 12, 2015 Leave a comment

What did Peru get out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

Peru negotiated special terms in the Trans-Pacific Partnership to ensure access to medicine and to protect certain national industries. Governments of member countries published the text of the agreement last  Full Article »

Peru allows second anchovy season in 2015
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 4, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru allows second anchovy season in 2015

Peru’s government announced today that it will authorize as second anchovy fishing season in 2015. Peru’s production ministry has authorized a catch of 1.1 million tons beginning on Nov. 17  Full Article »