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President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Faces Criticism from Business Leaders as Economic Growth Stagnates
Posted by Kwinten Wouters on Dec 6, 2017 Leave a comment

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Faces Criticism from Business Leaders as Economic Growth Stagnates

On Cade Ejecutivos, Peru’s best-known business forum, a survey by Ipsos Peru showed a growing disapproval for president Kuczynski. Where last year at the same event he was still supported  Full Article »

Decentralizing startups for rural entrepreneurship ecosystems in Latin America
Posted by Lisa Shipley on Dec 6, 2017 Leave a comment

Decentralizing startups for rural entrepreneurship ecosystems in Latin America

“Entrepreneurs are among the most overlooked assets for community change in rural areas nationwide,” says Dr. Michael W-P Fortunato, professor, author, and director of the Center for Rural Studies at Sam  Full Article »

Different countries, different CVs
Posted by Daniel Sanchez on Nov 21, 2017 Leave a comment

Different countries, different CVs

How can you adapt your CV to make job hunting easier in Peru? After all, six seconds is all it takes for a recruiter to consider or toss your résumé.

Europe is looking at Peru for investment opportunities
Posted by Jess Rapp on Oct 31, 2017 Leave a comment

Europe is looking at Peru for investment opportunities

A major Spanish business group believes Peru is on track to be the next foreign investment hub in South America. 

Peru Reports’ parent company expands coverage to India
Posted by Zac Laval on Oct 26, 2017 Leave a comment

Peru Reports’ parent company expands coverage to India

Media incubator Espacio — Peru Report‘s parent company — has announced today its most recent acquisition of The Tech Panda, a Bangalore-based media publication dedicated to startup and tech news in India.

Google picks Peruvian startup Latin Fintech for new accelerator program
Posted by Jess Rapp on Oct 6, 2017 Leave a comment

Google picks Peruvian startup Latin Fintech for new accelerator program

Google selects Latin Fintech, a Peruvian fintech startup, to be part of its new Campus Latam Exchange Founders program.

Peru invests in innovative technology for natural resources
Posted by Nic Waddell on Oct 2, 2017 Leave a comment

Peru invests in innovative technology for natural resources

The Peruvian Ministry of Production announces the start of the Reto Bio, a program that will look to make the most of the country’s natural resources and promote innovative projects  Full Article »

Two indigenous communities from different hemispheres have teamed up in the coffee business
Posted by Jess Rapp on Sep 28, 2017 Leave a comment

Two indigenous communities from different hemispheres have teamed up in the coffee business

An Inuit-run coffee company has teamed up with Indigenous farmers in Peru to support the preservation of indigenous culture in two opposites spheres of the world. The Kitikmeot Heritage Society  Full Article »

Peru’s fishing sector grows despite coastal El Niño
Posted by Erin Anderson on May 8, 2017 Leave a comment

Peru’s fishing sector grows despite coastal El Niño

Mass flooding caused by a coastal El Niño is unlikely to impact Peru’s fishing industry in 2017. The fishing sector reported 37% growth in March compared to last year in spite  Full Article »

Peru to reevaluate environmental laws over La Oroya smelter
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Apr 12, 2017 1 comment

Peru to reevaluate environmental laws over La Oroya smelter

Peru’s environment ministry has proposed modifying laws restricting sulfur dioxide emissions to attract buyers for a century-old poly-metallic smelter. The Doe Run owned smelter and neighboring Cobriza copper mine priced  Full Article »