A research and innovation alliance between the Universidad Nacional De San Agustin (UNSA) in Arequipa and Indiana’s Purdue University is in the works.
Peru’s first small-scale liquefied natural gas (ssLNG) facility is about to open, which will provide a new energy production alternative that could revitalize industry in remote areas of the country.
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 »
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 »
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’s environment ministry has proposed modifying laws restricting sulfur dioxide emissions to attract buyers for a century-old poly-metallic smelter. The Doe Run owned smelter and neighboring Cobriza copper mine priced Full Article »
Petroperu may issue bonds to finance the $3.5 billion Talara refinery upgrade as the state oil firm looks to expand operations after key structural changes. Reuters reports that Peru’s finance Full Article »
Gold miners in Peru’s Amazon jungle face crime, corruption, health hazards and environmental destruction to make a living. I spent a week in Madre de Dios, Peru’s southeastern state known Full Article »
State oil firm Petroperu has declared emergency measures to protect its pipeline in the Amazon jungle following the 11th oil spill this year. The latest spill is the eight breach Full Article »
Peru is investigating the deaths of at least 10,000 Titicaca water frogs in a river north of Lake Titicaca in the southern state of Puno. Environmental activists brought 100 of Full Article »