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Tensions rise over Peru’s position against Venezuela government
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Apr 1, 2017 5 comments

Tensions rise over Peru’s position against Venezuela government

Relations between Peru and Venezuela have further deteriorated after Venezuela’s supreme court shuttered the legislature in what critics called a “coup.” The Peruvian ambassador to Caracas was recalled in an escalation  Full Article »

Peru president lends loud voice in defending free trade
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 21, 2016 1 comment

Peru president lends loud voice in defending free trade

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) concluded its annual summit in Lima last week by declaring its commitment to free trade amid a wave of populism. Peru President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski  Full Article »

Peru leads region in pressuring Venezuela’s Maduro
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 28, 2016 1 comment

Peru leads region in pressuring Venezuela’s Maduro

Peru’s government is taking a leading role in pressuring the government of President Nicolas Maduro in the midst of Venezuela’s political crisis. Peru’s president and Congress on Thursday both called  Full Article »

Peru: Chinese imports devastate Lima’s garment district
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 20, 2016 1 comment

Peru: Chinese imports devastate Lima’s garment district

Alleged dumping of Chinese textiles into Peru threatens hundreds of thousands of jobs in Gamarra, Lima’s historic garment district. Over 200,000 jobs have been lost and another 400,000 are at  Full Article »

Peru president courts Chinese investment in first international trip
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 13, 2016 1 comment

Peru president courts Chinese investment in first international trip

Peru President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is in China for his first official visit abroad to court investment in Peruvian mining and infrastructure projects. Kuczynski will meet with government and business  Full Article »

Peru’s leftist party shows deft agility in policy reversals
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 8, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s leftist party shows deft agility in policy reversals

Peru’s leftist party, Broad Front, demonstrates its ability to adapt and be unpredictable at a time when Peruvian sport needs a role model to look up to. Two policy reversals  Full Article »

Peru’s trade minister aims to double exports and tourism
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 12, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s trade minister aims to double exports and tourism

Peru’s new trade minister Eduardo Ferreyros has announced his goal to attract 7 million tourists to Peru and export $70 billion of goods per year by 2021. Given Peru exported  Full Article »

Peru’s leftist party shows true colors in Venezuela row
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 11, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s leftist party shows true colors in Venezuela row

UPDATE: The APRA resolution was passed Thursday with 103 votes for, 12 votes against and six legislators abstained. All of the resolution’s opposition came from the left-wing Broad Front party. A proposed  Full Article »

Peru steelmaker closes plant, cites dumping from China
Posted by Colin Post on Jul 27, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru steelmaker closes plant, cites dumping from China

Peru steelmaker Aceros Arequipa announced it will close its plant in Arequipa due to its inability to compete with cheap steel imports from China. The company said in a statement  Full Article »

Peru: Kuczynski signals a more neoliberal foreign policy
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 22, 2016 1 comment

Peru: Kuczynski signals a more neoliberal foreign policy

President-elect Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has spoken out against both Venezuela’s government and U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump since winning Peru’s 2016 election. The former World Bank economist was expected to  Full Article »