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Posted by Kwinten Wouters on Jan 19, 2018 1 comment

Building houses from rubble

Saying that Peru is a country highly vulnerable to natural disasters is an understatement. Just this Sunday, an earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hit the Arequipa region, leaving 2 dead, many  Full Article »

Fierce protests in Lima continue following pardoning of former president Fujimori
Posted by Mathew Di Salvo on Jan 2, 2018 Leave a comment

Fierce protests in Lima continue following pardoning of former president Fujimori

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Lima on Thursday to protest the president’s pardoning of former president Alberto Fujimori.

2-0 Victory sends Peru to World Cup for the first time in 35 years
Posted by Peter Andringa on Nov 16, 2017 Leave a comment

2-0 Victory sends Peru to World Cup for the first time in 35 years

With a 2-0 victory over New Zealand last night, Peru became the final team to punch their ticket to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Meet the first Venezuelan neighborhood in Lima
Posted by Jess Rapp on Nov 8, 2017 Leave a comment

Meet the first Venezuelan neighborhood in Lima

San Juan de Lurigancho has become the first Venezuelan neighborhood in Lima.

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

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Peru has launched a radio program to help combat human trafficking. The program, called #QueNoTeEncuentren (So they don’t find you) is aired in three  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 »

Peruvian Airlines and LC Peru team up with Copa Airlines
Posted by Daniel Sanchez on Oct 5, 2017 Leave a comment

Peruvian Airlines and LC Peru team up with Copa Airlines

Copa Airlines has signed a codeshare agreement with Peruvian Airlines and LC Peru to offer lower fares and better domestic connections for international flights.

Real estate data reveals best districts to buy property in Lima
Posted by Daniel Sanchez on Sep 28, 2017 Leave a comment

Real estate data reveals best districts to buy property in Lima

Reports from real state companies have revealed in-depth information on the current state of the Lima housing market in 2017. The National Association of Real Estate Companies of Peru (ASEI)  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 »

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.