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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 »

26 giant Galapagos tortoises found in a Peru bus are returned to Ecuador
Posted by Frances Jenner on Jun 13, 2018 Leave a comment

26 giant Galapagos tortoises found in a Peru bus are returned to Ecuador

  Twenty-six giant Galapagos tortoises were returned to Ecuador on Tuesday after being found in a bus near Piura last year. The tortoises, who are still young and measure about  Full Article »

Peru’s finance minister resigns amid concerns of fuel tax increases
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Jun 5, 2018 Leave a comment

Peru’s finance minister resigns amid concerns of fuel tax increases

  Peru’s Economic and Finance Minister David Tuesta resigned Monday on the eve of a planned protest from truck drivers concerned about rising rates of fuels from taxes. President Martín  Full Article »

Paolo Guerrero returns to Peru with goal over Saudi Arabia in 3-0 friendly win
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Jun 3, 2018 Leave a comment

Paolo Guerrero returns to Peru with goal over Saudi Arabia in 3-0 friendly win

  The good news for Peru is that captain Paolo Guerrero is back and cleared to play in the World Cup. The great news is that the country’s all-time leading  Full Article »

Bus attack victim Eyvi Ágreda dies from severe injuries
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Jun 1, 2018 1 comment

Bus attack victim Eyvi Ágreda dies from severe injuries

  Eyvi Ágreda, the young woman who suffered a violent burn attack on a Lima bus in April, died Friday from her injuries that included third-degree burns. President Martín Vizcarra  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 Congress approves first ever plenary session dedicated to women
Posted by Frances Jenner on May 22, 2018 Leave a comment

Peru’s Congress approves first ever plenary session dedicated to women

After months of ignored requests, the Congress will have a special plenary session Tuesday that will solely discuss the situation of women, children and teenagers. Agencia Andina reported that the  Full Article »

The Lima Group refuses to recognise the legitimacy of Maduro’s reelection
Posted by Frances Jenner on May 21, 2018 Leave a comment

The Lima Group refuses to recognise the legitimacy of Maduro’s reelection

  The Lima Group released a group declaration on Monday announcing that they do not recognise the legitimacy of Nicolás Maduro’s elections in Venezuela “for not fulfilling international standards of  Full Article »