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‘Justice for All Women’ as Peru celebrates International Women’s Day
Posted by Frances Jenner on Mar 8, 2018 Leave a comment

‘Justice for All Women’ as Peru celebrates International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is today and, although women’s rights have made huge strides in the last century, women are still facing gender discrimination in Peru in 2018. Many organisations in  Full Article »

Popular Force party co-founder Jaime Yoshiyama arrested after raids
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Mar 7, 2018 Leave a comment

Popular Force party co-founder Jaime Yoshiyama arrested after raids

Jaime Yoshiyama, a co-founder of Peru’s primary opposition party, was arrested Wednesday during a series of raids after police said they found an unlicensed gun and ammunition at his home  Full Article »

President Kuczynski denies latest allegations tying him to Odebrecht scandal
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Mar 5, 2018 Leave a comment

President Kuczynski denies latest allegations tying him to Odebrecht scandal

After a former Odebrecht executive told investigators recently that the scandal-ridden company donated money to President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s 2011 election campaign, the leader of Peru took to the airwaves  Full Article »

Peru looks forward to star-studded lineup of concerts in coming months
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Feb 7, 2018 Leave a comment

Peru looks forward to star-studded lineup of concerts in coming months

Beginning in March, the stars will start to flock to Peru for some highly anticipated concerts in Lima. With headlining names like Radiohead, Katy Perry, Depeche Mode, and Phil Collins  Full Article »

Pope leaves Peru following pleas to end corruption and protect the environment
Posted by Kwinten Wouters on Jan 23, 2018 Leave a comment

Pope leaves Peru following pleas to end corruption and protect the environment

During his whirlwind 4-day visit to Peru, Pope Francisco expressed his concern about corruption and the fate of the indigenous population. He also showed compassion for the victims of Peru’s latest  Full Article »

Posted by Kwinten Wouters on Jan 19, 2018 1 comment

Building houses from rubble

Saying that Peru is a country highly vulnerable to natural disasters is an understatement. Just this Sunday, an earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hit the Arequipa region, leaving 2 dead, many  Full Article »

Fierce protests in Lima continue following pardoning of former president Fujimori
Posted by Mathew Di Salvo on Jan 2, 2018 Leave a comment

Fierce protests in Lima continue following pardoning of former president Fujimori

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Lima on Thursday to protest the president’s pardoning of former president Alberto Fujimori.

Bruno Mars show sold out as eager fans camp outside venue
Posted by Daniel Sanchez on Nov 21, 2017 Leave a comment

Bruno Mars show sold out as eager fans camp outside venue

Bruno Mars is coming to Peru on November 30 as part of his 24K Magic Tour. Fans have already begun camping outside the venue.

Lima hosts international convention to fight organized crime and corruption
Posted by Jess Rapp on Oct 9, 2017 Leave a comment

Lima hosts international convention to fight organized crime and corruption

Prosecutors and attorney generals from 20 countries gathered in Lima last week to discuss improvements to judicial cooperation in the investigation of transnational organized crime.

Real estate data reveals best districts to buy property in Lima
Posted by Daniel Sanchez on Sep 28, 2017 Leave a comment

Real estate data reveals best districts to buy property in Lima

Reports from real state companies have revealed in-depth information on the current state of the Lima housing market in 2017. The National Association of Real Estate Companies of Peru (ASEI)  Full Article »