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Maduro has vowed to attend the Summit of the Americas despite Peru's ban, which the center-right government of former president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski announced in February. Maduro says Latin America's right-leaning governments are part of a U.S.-led international conspiracy to topple him and ...
Indeed, there have been several queries from the Peruvian government in the last few months and more so since trials of the cruise missile fired from a Sukhoi Su-30MKI were successful. To try and conquer the Latin American market, BrahMos is participating in the FIDAE show taking place in ... Peru Chile
He served as Kuczynski's first minister of transport and communication, and played a key role in the government's response to El Nino-linked flooding in ... Legislators from Popular Force and Garcia's Peruvian Aprista Party have already taken steps to weaken the independence of some of Peru's highest ... finance
LIMA, Peru -- After almost 20 years of trying to rebuild its democracy, Peru is still struggling to find a formula that allows an elected government to operate ... his top adviser, the infamous head of the secret services Vladimiro Montesinos, corrupted the whole spectrum of Peruvian society, bribing ... Corruption

Peruvian lawmakers arrive at congress to discuss the resignation of Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, in Lima, Peru, Thursday, March 22, 2018. ... Peru's new President Martin Vizcarra waves after arriving to the House of Pizarro, also known as Government Palace, the presidential residence and ... Corruption
The resignation of Peru's president illustrates the incredible reach and power of the so-called Odebrecht case and will cause other elites connected to the ... of my abilities, despite the constant obstacles and attacks I have been subjected to by the legislative majority since the first day of my government … Corruption
This was the 21st Century Admin laid-back Latino Lima needed to knock Peru into shape, pick up the baton of a promising economy, and run with it. ... Although each party's chief, including PPK, has denied taking Odebrecht money, under Peruvian law there are few limitations on campaign funding, and ... Corruption
On Thursday, a Peruvian judge said he would consider a request to bar Mr. Kuczynski from leaving the country if the opposition-controlled Congress decided to accept the resignation, which would end his ... Mr. Kuczynski's weak government tested the limits of Peru's fragile democratic institutions. During ... Corruption
Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski once again faces being ousted from office, after lawmakers voted by a wide margin on Thursday to begin impeachment proceedings ... However, what is certain is that he faces an uphill battle with growing anger on the streets of Peru that threatens to topple his government. Corruption
Most gold mining in Peru is carried out by individuals or small groups of people in a process known as artisanal and small-scale gold mining (AGSM). Virtually all AGSM is illegal. The Peruvian government has attempted to rein in the mining, but has had only limited success due, in part, to the sheer ... Corruption
While not firm, CTG's departure would effectively leave Peru and Odebrecht with nothing but Chaglla itself. "If the Peruvian government and Odebrecht play hard ball, the person with the cheque book may walk," the source told LatinFinance on Wednesday. The agreement was scheduled to close last month, ... Corruption
Peru now has the best record of any country tackling malnutrition. Between 2007 and 2014, stunting among children under the age of five fell from 29% to 14%, according to Peru's National Statistics Institute. That happened because government ministries, regional governments, health professionals and ... Corruption
In December 2017 a government Multi-Sector Commission voted to “recognise the existence of the indigenous peoples in isolation” in both the ... The Commission's decision was based on two studies by Peruvian NGO CEDIA, contracted by the Culture Ministry, which presides over the Commission. Corruption
Bolivia's President of the Foreign Policy Legislative Commission, Valeria Silva, has said in an interview that the decision by the Peruvian government to disinvite Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro from the April 13-14 Summit of the Americas calls into question the “prestige” of Peru's diplomacy. Corruption
The Peruvian government announced its decision to disinvite Maduro Tuesday night at the end of a meeting of the Lima Group, a coalition of mostly Latin ... “We support the decision of Peru, as the host of the upcoming Summit of the Americas, to withdraw its invitation to President Maduro of Venezuela. Corruption

Citing a proclamation signed by members of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Caricom)in 2014 by all regional governments. Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega told his Peruvian counterpart, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (PPK), the banning of Nicolas Maduro is "contrary to the Purposes ... Corruption
The Peruvian Claudio Espinoza Choquepura, world champion of mathematics in 2003, showed this last Monday a great improvement in his fight to overcome tuberculosis that afflicts him. This is not the only good news of the week. The Deputy Minister of Health Services and Health, Henry Rebaza reported ... Corruption
Riot police divert men shouting slogans against Peru's government outside the Government Palace in Lima on March 21, 2018. ... Peruvian former President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski bids farewell to his staff before leaving the Government Palace in Lima, after recording a televised message in which he ... Corruption
It is a reform of how our Government serves citizens in the best way, so that we become a modern country with services close to citizens, in which the State ... launch ceremony for the Implementation of Recommendations of the Public Governance Study Program, which aims at bringing Peru closer to OECD ... Corruption
LIMA, Peru (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump will attend the upcoming Summit of the Americas, putting him face-to-face with Western Hemisphere ... The Peruvian government official who confirmed Trump's visit to Lima spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he was not ... Corruption
LATAM Airlines Peru remains the domestic market share leader in Peru, posting a 57.8% share of the country's passengers from Jan-2017 to Nov-2017. Peruvian Airlines has pulled well ahead of Avianca Peru for the second largest share of 14.2%. Avianca Peru has placed less of an emphasis on Peru's ... Corruption
EVER since it began in July 2016 the presidency of Pedro Pablo Kuczynski in Peru looked like an accident waiting to happen. ... in the run-off by just 0.2% of the vote, she exercised her pique by using the congressional majority gained by her Popular Force (FP) party to harass Mr Kuczynski's government.
Miranda also expressed confidence that the Peruvian government "continues to bet on the development of this industry that gives thousands of jobs and ... In the framework of the international meeting, the representative of the SIN also highlighted that Peru was the tuna power of America until the 1970s and ...
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said the U.S. and Peru have an “active record on engagement” in timber issues under their trade deal, but ... The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) on Monday called on the Peruvian government to verify three timber shipments exported to the U.S. in ...
“Law 30723 consolidates the primary exporting orientation of the government of [Peruvian President] PPK (Pedro Pablo Kuczynski), who has signed an alliance with Fujimorism (the ideas of former President of Peru Alberto Fujimori) to move bills along that are violating the prior consultation processes and ...
Bolivia's President of the Foreign Policy Legislative Commission, Valeria Silva, has said in an interview that the decision by the Peruvian government to disinvite Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro from the April 13-14 Summit of the Americas calls into question the “prestige” of Peru's diplomacy.
There is nothing I could find in the City of Peru's online Ordinance book which authorized that use of a public vehicle, and historical practice is not an excuse. Even if it was in city policy, it would still be a violation of law because a local government cannot pass rules which conflict with state or federal laws.
A recent analysis of satellite images gives a glimpse into Peru's widespread deforestation in 2017. The analysis ... Schneider says that to advance the fight against deforestation, the Peruvian government should launch a stronger land titling campaign for communities that reside in the country's forests.
The Peruvian government announced its decision to disinvite Maduro Tuesday night at the end of a meeting of the Lima Group, a coalition of mostly Latin ... “We support the decision of Peru, as the host of the upcoming Summit of the Americas, to withdraw its invitation to President Maduro of Venezuela.
Working alongside local and international conservation groups, the Peruvian government just established Yaguas National Park in the country's far eastern territory to permanently protect millions of acres of pristine rainforest. Corine Vriesendorp, a conservation ecologist at The Field Museum in Chicago, ...
The procurement process will be handled by the UK government, according to the terms of the government-to-government agreement signed with Peru in April 2017. The procurement process follows the UK's New Engineering Contract (NEC) model and has allowed Lima 2019 to significantly speed-up its ...
The Peruvian government has a clear development agenda for its Amazon rainforest regions. Oil extraction is already happening on a large scale. That will be supported by significant investment in new gas pipelines, proposed hydroelectric dams and other large transport projects. But what do people who ...
In January 2018, the Peruvian government announced the creation of a new national park to safeguard more than two million acres of its own endangered land. The Yaguas National Park is located near Peru's border with Colombia in the northern region of Loreto. Its boundaries encompass a land mass ...
“China is a good trade partner,” Ferreyros told foreign media, as Tillerson met with President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski in Lima, a stop on Tillerson's five-nation Latin American tour. “We're happy with the results of the trade agreement.” The remarks were the Peruvian government's first signal since Tillerson's ...
The government of Chile learned the wrong lessons from Peru. Fujimori was serving a 25-year sentence for his role in extrajudicial killings, abductions, and enforced disappearances, when, on Christmas Eve, President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski granted him a “humanitarian pardon.” The release righfully ...
Peru: The Government will buy 7,000 kg of potatoes from each producer. The Government has reached an agreement with the National Commission of Potato Producers (Conapropa) to buy their surplus production, stated head of the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (Minagri), Jose Arista Arbildo, last ...
Lawyers representing the Peruvian government denied the pardon was the result of a political pact between Kuczynski and the Fujimori family, which continues to maintain ... If the court's resolution, expected in the next few weeks, revokes the pardon, Peru's government is obligated to accept it. “We hope ...
Morales, born in Peru, is now based in London, where he has been for the past 20 years running his four award-winning restaurants. He is known as an ambassador of Peruvian food and arts, a title bestowed upon him by the Peruvian government. In addition to the recipes in his cookbook, Morales ...
Human rights activists say indigenous groups have been forced from their lands as illicit activities expand. Critics say the Peruvian government has done little to stop the environmental and human devastation. The pope clearly allied himself with the native peoples of the Amazon against what he called ...
Peru's Indigenous People Look for an Ally in Pope Francis ... Many Peruvian native peoples are curious about why Francis wants to meet them, Cauper said, while also hoping he can serve as an influential ... They also want him to urge Peru's government to clean up rivers tainted from illegal gold mining.
A dialogue table that included both Mapuche and members of the government, and was mediated by the local Catholic bishop, produced a 60-point agreement. ... 15-18 trip to Chile, as well as his subsequent stop in Peru, by Italian Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the pope's top diplomat as his Secretary of State.
According to a report from the website Latam, the Peruvian government can expect to gain about 23 million soles ($7,148,630) over a period of 20 years thanks to the creation of the national park and the benefits that the conservation of its biodiversity will bring to the communities located around the park.
The "critical" situation of anchovy fishing in Peru might lead to a tight balance of global supply and demand in the first half of 2018, according to ... A four-day Peruvian government research effort involving 23 vessels kicked off at the end of December aimed at determining if the anchovy biomass in the ...
Peru's government has closed a dangerous coastal highway to buses after a coach plummeted over a cliff edge, killing more than 50 people. ... A video published on Twitter by Peruvian news channel ATV+ showed the 21-year-old hanging onto the cliff while people tell him to "stay put" and not to move until ...
More than 230 Peruvian writers have signed a letter rejecting the pardon of former President Alberto Fujimori. The letter criticizes current President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski for offering the pardon, announced on December 24. Alfredo Bryce Echenique, Fernando Iwasaki and Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas ...
LIMA, Peru — Peru's government on Wednesday banned buses from a notorious stretch of road where an intercity bus plunged off a cliff and onto a beach on Tuesday, killing 51 passengers in the deadliest traffic accident in Peru since 2013. Even as emergency workers continued on Wednesday to retrieve ...
LIMA, Peru -- At least 30 people were killed when a bus tumbled down a cliff onto a rocky beach Tuesday along a narrow stretch of highway known as the "Devil's Curve," Peruvian police and fire officials said. The bus was carrying 57 passengers to Peru's capital when it was struck by a tractor-trailer shortly ...
Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, raises hands after the swearing in ceremony of the new Interior Minister Vicente Romero, at government palace in ... Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and one of his leading political rivals appeared Thursday before prosecutors investigating payments to ...


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