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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 gears up for do-or-die clash against Colombia
Posted by Nic Waddell on Oct 10, 2017 Leave a comment

Peru gears up for do-or-die clash against Colombia

  The final round of CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifying matches will take place tonight. Following the goal-less draw of Peru against Argentina last week, Peru will go into the game against Colombia  Full Article »

Pacific Alliance trade pact aims to build regional value chains
Posted by Colin Post on May 3, 2016 1 comment

Pacific Alliance trade pact aims to build regional value chains

The Pacific Alliance free trade agreement eliminates member countries’ tariffs on 92% of imports and exports with the aim of developing regional value chains. The free trade agreement for the  Full Article »

Peru’s most wanted fugitive arrested in Colombia
Posted by Colin Post on May 1, 2016 1 comment

Peru’s most wanted fugitive arrested in Colombia

Peru drug trafficker Gerson “Caracol” Galvez was arrested at a shopping center in Medellin, Colombia on Saturday. The alleged leader of Callao’s feared gang, Barrio King, was arrested by a  Full Article »

Abused circus lions removed from Peru and Colombia
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 30, 2016 1 comment

Abused circus lions removed from Peru and Colombia

An animal rights group has flown 33 lions rescued from circuses throughout Peru and Colombia to spend the rest of their lives on a reserve in Africa. Animal Defenders International  Full Article »

Pacific Alliance pitches emerging-market investors in US
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 7, 2016 Leave a comment

Pacific Alliance pitches emerging-market investors in US

The finance ministers from Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru are showcasing their bloc’s economies and investment opportunities to investors in the Unites States. Peru’s finance minister Alonso Segura is making  Full Article »

Peru reports first confirmed case of Zika virus
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 29, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru reports first confirmed case of Zika virus

Peru’s health ministry has confirmed the first case of the Zika virus in a Venezuelan who entered the country by bus from Colombia. The 27-year-old from Venezuelan was staying in  Full Article »

Credicorp allies with Grupo Sura to finance infrastructure projects
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 29, 2016 1 comment

Credicorp allies with Grupo Sura to finance infrastructure projects

Credicorp Capital has entered a strategic alliance with Grupo Sura to create a fund to finance highways and other infrastructure projects in both Peru and Colombia. Peru’s largest financial institution  Full Article »

Northern Peru braces for mosquito-borne Zika virus
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 25, 2016 1 comment

Northern Peru braces for mosquito-borne Zika virus

The health director of Peru’s northern state of Tumbes has requested the national government declare a state of emergency to combat a possible outbreak of the Zika virus. Authorities are  Full Article »

Former head of Peru soccer indicted in US probe of FIFA
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 4, 2015 Leave a comment

Former head of Peru soccer indicted in US probe of FIFA

U.S. prosecutors have charged 16 soccer officials including former Peruvian Soccer Federation (FPF) president Manuel Burga in its FIFA corruption probe. Swiss police arrested the presidents of FIFA’s confederations for  Full Article »