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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 »

Five dead as torrential rains and flooding batter Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 28, 2017 Leave a comment

Five dead as torrential rains and flooding batter Peru

Peru’s government has declared a state of emergency in various provinces throughout the country which saw torrential rains, landslides and floods. Cabinet chief Fernando Zavala declared the state of emergency  Full Article »

Peru’s trade agreement with Honduras takes effect in 2017
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 30, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s trade agreement with Honduras takes effect in 2017

The free-trade agreement between Peru and Honduras will take effect on Jan. 1, 2017. The agreement which takes effect on Monday will eliminate Honduran taxes on 84% of Peru’s exports  Full Article »

Peru launches most advanced satellite in Latin America
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Sep 23, 2016 1 comment

Peru launches most advanced satellite in Latin America

Peru has launched its first ever satellite in an effort to assist agriculture and combat organized crime. The Peru SAT-1 was launched Sept. 15 from French Guiana and is scheduled  Full Article »

Peru president courts Chinese investment in first international trip
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 13, 2016 1 comment

Peru president courts Chinese investment in first international trip

Peru President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is in China for his first official visit abroad to court investment in Peruvian mining and infrastructure projects. Kuczynski will meet with government and business  Full Article »

Peru’s trade minister aims to double exports and tourism
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 12, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s trade minister aims to double exports and tourism

Peru’s new trade minister Eduardo Ferreyros has announced his goal to attract 7 million tourists to Peru and export $70 billion of goods per year by 2021. Given Peru exported  Full Article »

Law may open foreign investment in Peru’s border regions
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 5, 2016 1 comment

Law may open foreign investment in Peru’s border regions

Legislators in Tacna and Tumbes are looking to attract hundreds of millions of dollars in investment by amending Peru’s Constitution to allow foreign capital into border regions. Article 71 of  Full Article »

Harsh winter kills over 100 throughout southern Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Jul 22, 2016 Leave a comment

Harsh winter kills over 100 throughout southern Peru

At least 105 have died and thousands of children have suffered respiratory illnesses in the harshest winter to hit southern Peru in years. On May 20 the government declared a  Full Article »

Peru and cocoa firm in legal spat over Amazon plantations
Posted by Colin Post on May 25, 2016 1 comment

Peru and cocoa firm in legal spat over Amazon plantations

Peru’s environment ministry has issued a statement to the London stock exchange stating that United Cacao has engaged in illegal deforestation in the Amazon. The statement is the latest development  Full Article »

Crop-spraying plane sickens 92 children in northern Peru
Posted by Colin Post on May 19, 2016 Leave a comment

Crop-spraying plane sickens 92 children in northern Peru

A plane spraying herbicide near a high school in Ancash poisoned 92 students and three teachers on Tuesday. The crop-dusting plane sprayed a sugar cane field adjacent to the San  Full Article »