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As new teacher protests rise, government says striking professors will be replaced
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Jun 18, 2018 Leave a comment

As new teacher protests rise, government says striking professors will be replaced

  A faction of Peru’s teachers is again striking for better salaries and working conditions. Representing a subgroup of The United Syndicate of Education Workers in Peru (Sutep), the group is  Full Article »

How one fan gained a bunch of weight to see Peru play in the World Cup
Posted by Frances Jenner on Jun 15, 2018 Leave a comment

How one fan gained a bunch of weight to see Peru play in the World Cup

Some fans will go to any lengths to get a ticket for the World Cup, and one Peruvian has taking it to the extreme by gaining 25 kilograms in order  Full Article »

An Argentine went missing in 2003 and was found in Lima 15 years later
Posted by Frances Jenner on Jun 13, 2018 Leave a comment

An Argentine went missing in 2003 and was found in Lima 15 years later

A missing Argentinean man who had disappeared for 15 years was found living on the streets in Lima, Peru on Tuesday, authorities said. Ariel Alberto Nacer left his family home  Full Article »

President Vizcarra’s approval rating takes a hard downturn
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Jun 11, 2018 Leave a comment

President Vizcarra’s approval rating takes a hard downturn

  President Martin Vizcarra’s honeymoon period is over with the Peruvian people. In the past month, just Vizcarra’s third as president, his approval rating fell 15 points from 52 percent  Full Article »

Peru again requests extradition of former president Alejandro Toledo from U.S.
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on May 27, 2018 Leave a comment

Peru again requests extradition of former president Alejandro Toledo from U.S.

  While former president Alejandro Toledo walks around as a free man in the United States, Peruvian prosecutors say they would like to get him back to the country to  Full Article »

Peru’s church leaders to raise money for Venezuelan refugees
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on May 24, 2018 Leave a comment

Peru’s church leaders to raise money for Venezuelan refugees

  As is the case in Nicaragua where priests are helping spur on social and political change by taking a leading role in protests, elsewhere in Latin America there are  Full Article »

PHOTOS: United Kingdom unveils Latin American Biodiversity Program in Lima
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on May 22, 2018 Leave a comment

PHOTOS: United Kingdom unveils Latin American Biodiversity Program in Lima

Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs for the UK Boris Johnson fed a manatee in Peru as part of an unveiling of his government’s new Latin American Biodiversity Program Tuesday.  Full Article »

Update: Peru captain Paolo Guerrero’s suspension upheld despite backing from World Cup opponents
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on May 22, 2018 Leave a comment

Update: Peru captain Paolo Guerrero’s suspension upheld despite backing from World Cup opponents

Update 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 22: The 14-month suspension against Peru national team captain Paolo Guerrero is being upheld by FIFA, the Spanish-language news source Agencia Andina reports. Despite a  Full Article »

Paolo Guerrero appeal to be heard by FIFA
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on May 21, 2018 Leave a comment

Paolo Guerrero appeal to be heard by FIFA

  The recent news that Peru national team captain Paolo Guerrero would be suspended for next month’s World Cup has left the country shocked and saddened. Even President Martín Vizcarro has  Full Article »

100% Peru : the 2019 Dakar Rally to take place only in Peru
Posted by Frances Jenner on May 18, 2018 Leave a comment

100% Peru : the 2019 Dakar Rally to take place only in Peru

Peru will be the sole host of the 2019 Dakar Rally, as many other countries in the region pulled out at the last minute.  After a delayed decision as the  Full Article »