Indigenous leader shot to death outside her home in Ucayali

Indigenous leader shot to death outside her home in Ucayali

  Olivia Arévalo, indigenous leader and wise woman of the Amazonian indigenous group Shipibo-Konibo, was shot and killed on Thursday outside her home in the Victoria Gracia community, Ucayali. The Indigenous  Full Article »

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Posted by Frances Jenner on Apr 17, 2018

Peru becomes the first country in South America to have a climate change law

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Peru becomes the first country in South America to have a climate change law

This morning Peru led the way in South America with the first Law for Climate Change being officially signed by Martin Vizcarra in the government palace. The new law, unanimously  Full Article »

Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Apr 18, 2018

Report: U.S. expresses interest in getting back into Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Report: U.S. expresses interest in getting back into Trans-Pacific Partnership

  President Martín Vizcarra has claimed that U.S. leaders want back in on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) a little more than a year after backing out of the trade agreement.  Full Article »

Posted by Frances Jenner on Apr 18, 2018

International food festival with World Cup twist comes to Lima

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International food festival with World Cup twist comes to Lima

  This Thursday, Lima will present a football-themed gastronomic festival in the Pasaje Santa Rosa in the historical center of the capital, report news agency Andina. The festival, called ‘Flavours of  Full Article »

Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Apr 19, 2018

Unemployment in Lima reaches highest rate in seven years

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Unemployment in Lima reaches highest rate in seven years

  Finding available jobs in Peru’s capital continues to be a tricky matter, as 8.1 percent of people in Lima are currently without employment per the latest figures from the  Full Article »

Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Apr 20, 2018

Peru to play defending World Cup champs Germany in September friendly

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Peru to play defending World Cup champs Germany in September friendly

  The Peru national team will be following up the main course of its first World Cup appearance in three and a half decades with a fitting dessert as it  Full Article »

Posted by Frances Jenner on Mar 19, 2018

OPINION: Mario Vargas Llosa calling feminism “literature’s main enemy” is to show novels aren’t innocent

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OPINION: Mario Vargas Llosa calling feminism “literature’s main enemy” is to show novels aren’t innocent

Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa made waves in Spanish-language newspaper El País Saturday, claiming that feminism is literature’s strongest enemy. In his article ‘Nuevas Inquicisiones’ (New Inquisitions) Vargas explained that literature  Full Article »