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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 »

Peru Reports’ parent company acquires Central and Eastern European tech publication
Posted by Zac Laval on Sep 26, 2017 Leave a comment

Peru Reports’ parent company acquires Central and Eastern European tech publication

Peru Report’s media incubator and parent company, ESPACIO, has announced its acquisition of 150sec — Central and Eastern Europe’s leading publication on startup and tech news.

Police attacked in Amazonian region known for illegal gold mining
Posted by Zac Laval on Sep 25, 2017 Leave a comment

Police attacked in Amazonian region known for illegal gold mining

On the afternoon of Friday, September 22, a group of Peruvian police officers belonging to the Environmental Protection Authority of Peru (DEPMA) was ambushed in the region of Madre de Dios  Full Article »

Agriculture in Peru resilient after 2017 El Niño Costero phenomenon
Posted by Daniel Sanchez on Sep 25, 2017 Leave a comment

Agriculture in Peru resilient after 2017 El Niño Costero phenomenon

Peru was the country most deeply affected by the El Niño Costero phenomenon that spanned between 2016 and 2017 and led to extensive flooding along the Pacific coast of South  Full Article »

Peru looks to space for Malaria cure
Posted by Jess Rapp on Sep 25, 2017 1 comment

Peru looks to space for Malaria cure

The Peruvian government and NASA researchers are now using data from Earth-observing satellites, that track human and environmental events, to help prevent outbreaks of Malaria.

Over half a ton of coca leaves confiscated in Central Peru operation
Posted by Zac Laval on Sep 21, 2017 Leave a comment

Over half a ton of coca leaves confiscated in Central Peru operation

On September 18 Peruvian police reported that they had seized 560 kilograms of coca leaves through a series of five coordinated busts in the Huanuco region of central Peru.

Delays for Lima Metro Line 2 postpone opening date to 2022
Posted by Daniel Sanchez on Sep 20, 2017 Leave a comment

Delays for Lima Metro Line 2 postpone opening date to 2022

The Line 2 of the Lima Metro has been experiencing a series of setbacks leading to a two-year delay in its opening date, now scheduled for 2022.

Peru’s Congress votes no-confidence, forces cabinet resignation
Posted by Benjamin Allen on Sep 18, 2017 Leave a comment

Peru’s Congress votes no-confidence, forces cabinet resignation

The entire cabinet of Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has been forced to resign as the result of a no-confidence vote by the opposition-led Congress.