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Peru president lends loud voice in defending free trade
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 21, 2016 1 comment

Peru president lends loud voice in defending free trade

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) concluded its annual summit in Lima last week by declaring its commitment to free trade amid a wave of populism. Peru President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski  Full Article »

Peru: Kuczynski signals a more neoliberal foreign policy
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 22, 2016 1 comment

Peru: Kuczynski signals a more neoliberal foreign policy

President-elect Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has spoken out against both Venezuela’s government and U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump since winning Peru’s 2016 election. The former World Bank economist was expected to  Full Article »

Peru to extradite soccer boss to US on FIFA corruption charges
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 3, 2016 1 comment

Peru to extradite soccer boss to US on FIFA corruption charges

A court in Peru has approved the extradition of former Peruvian Soccer Federation (FPF) director Manuel Burga to the United States. Judge Javier Villa ruled that Burga could be extradited  Full Article »

American opera depicts Peru’s 1996 Lima hostage crisis
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 9, 2015 Leave a comment

American opera depicts Peru’s 1996 Lima hostage crisis

An American opera house premiered on Monday the “Bel Canto” opera, which is set during the MRTA rebel occupation of the Japanese ambassador’s home in Lima. The opera produced by the  Full Article »

Peru set to extradite FIFA executive to US
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 7, 2015 1 comment

Peru set to extradite FIFA executive to US

Police in Peru have detained former Peruvian Soccer Federation (FPF) chief Manuel Burga in anticipation of extraditing him to the United States. Burga was arrested Friday night at his home  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 »

Strength in U.S. economy pushes Peru’s sol to nine-year low
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 18, 2015 1 comment

Strength in U.S. economy pushes Peru’s sol to nine-year low

A strengthening economy in the United States drove a selloff of Peru’s currency to end the day at a nine-year low of 3.36 per dollar. Details from October’s U.S. Federal  Full Article »

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski renounces U.S. citizenship
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 16, 2015 2 comments

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski renounces U.S. citizenship

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has renounced his American citizenship in anticipation of running for president of Peru. Kuczynski announced the news and produced the corresponding documents on investigative news program, Cuarto  Full Article »

What did Peru get out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership?
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 12, 2015 Leave a comment

What did Peru get out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

Peru negotiated special terms in the Trans-Pacific Partnership to ensure access to medicine and to protect certain national industries. Governments of member countries published the text of the agreement last  Full Article »

Bill Clinton meets with Peru’s president and Lima mayor
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 11, 2015 1 comment

Bill Clinton meets with Peru’s president and Lima mayor

Former United States President Bill Clinton met with Peru’s President Ollanta Humala and Lima mayor Luis Castañeda today on a tour through South America. Clinton is touring the region to  Full Article »