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Keiko Fujimori questioned on Odebrecht links by Congress commission
Posted by Daniel Sanchez on Oct 13, 2017 Leave a comment

Keiko Fujimori questioned on Odebrecht links by Congress commission

Keiko Fujimori walked into Congress at 9:30 AM today to appear in front of a Congress-appointed commission, due to alleged links to Brazilian company Odebrecht. 

Peruvian tri-lingual radio broadcast helps combat human trafficking
Posted by Omar Elorfaly on Oct 11, 2017 Leave a comment

Peruvian tri-lingual radio broadcast helps combat human trafficking

Peru’s Interior Ministry has launched a radio program to help combat human trafficking. The program, called #QueNoTeEncuentren (So they don’t find you) is aired in three languages – Spanish Quechua  Full Article »

Efforts to clean up Lima Sea stifled by more garbage
Posted by Nic Waddell on Oct 11, 2017 Leave a comment

Efforts to clean up Lima Sea stifled by more garbage

Water supply company Sedapal is experiencing a few issues in trying to clean up the Lima Sea off the west coast of Peru – including unsatisfactory garbage disposal, and encountering  Full Article »

Peru 1-1 Colombia, Peru to face New Zealand in World Cup play-off
Posted by Nic Waddell on Oct 11, 2017 Leave a comment

Peru 1-1 Colombia, Peru to face New Zealand in World Cup play-off

Peru’s dream of reaching a first World Cup since 1982 is still flickering after a one all draw with Colombia Tuesday evening. Los Incas will now have to face off  Full Article »

Peru ranks third highest among Latin America for bribes
Posted by Zac Laval on Oct 10, 2017 Leave a comment

Peru ranks third highest among Latin America for bribes

  In a recent report by Transparency International (TI), Peru ranked third among countries in Latin America and the Caribbean for bribes. This places Peru behind only Mexico and Dominican  Full Article »

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.

Peru soccer fans irate over Teleticket website crash, unable to deal with demand
Posted by Nic Waddell on Oct 5, 2017 Leave a comment

Peru soccer fans irate over Teleticket website crash, unable to deal with demand

Peruvian soccer fans were left disappointed Tuesday morning when trying to purchase tickets for the upcoming World Cup 2018 qualifying game against Colombia after the Teleticket website crashed.

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 »

Ferreñafe, the Peruvian town protecting spectacled bear habitat
Posted by Daniel Sanchez on Sep 28, 2017 Leave a comment

Ferreñafe, the Peruvian town protecting spectacled bear habitat

At the next Ferreñafe, Lambayeque council session, a draft is expected to be approved which will protect the habitat of the endangered spectacled bear. According to RPP, a regional coordinator  Full Article »

Peru stepping up its natural disaster response protocol
Posted by Zac Laval on Sep 28, 2017 Leave a comment

Peru stepping up its natural disaster response protocol

In light of the recent earthquakes in Mexico that have left more than 250 people dead, the Minister of Defense Jorge Nieto called a meeting on September 20 to discuss  Full Article »