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Heavy floods in northern Peru, some call for suspending Pan Am Games
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Mar 14, 2017 1 comment

Heavy floods in northern Peru, some call for suspending Pan Am Games

Devastation caused by heavy flooding in Peru’s northern state of Piura has led to mayoral condemnation over failing investments in disaster prevention. Heavy rains brought on by extreme weather caused the  Full Article »

Progressive mayor may face recall in upscale Lima district
Posted by Colin Post on Jul 20, 2016 2 comments

Progressive mayor may face recall in upscale Lima district

Opposition politicians have organized a petition to recall San Isidro district mayor Manuel Velarde via referendum. Peru’s elections authority, ONPE, has issued three recall petitions in the Lima metropolitan area.  Full Article »