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Peru and China Look at Pacific-Atlantic Railroad with Brazil

November 12, 2014 10:38 am0 comments
Peru and China Look at Pacific-Atlantic Railroad with Brazil

President Ollanta Humala and China’s President Xi Jinping signed a series of agreements in Beijing on Wednesday, following the three day APEC Summit meetings. The agreements consolidate several specific projects in the mining and petroleum industries, but the pioneering project is a memorandum of understanding to create with Brazil a […]

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Humala Goes to Moscow, Speaks at APEC in Beijing

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Humala Goes to Moscow, Speaks at APEC in Beijing

President Ollanta Humala was in Moscow late last week, where he met on Friday with Russian President Vladimir Putin. It was the first time a Peruvian president has visited Russia in 45 years of diplomatic relations, daily Peru.21 reported. “This is a very important moment in the friendly and brotherly […]

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Caretas Journalist Killed in Possible Robbery

November 11, 2014 12:16 pm0 comments

A 22-year-old journalist with Peru’s leading Caretas magazine was gunned down in the southern town of Cañete, the magazine reported this week. Fernando Raymondi, who was studying journalism at Lima’s San Martin de Porres University, was killed in his father’s dry goods store in Cañete on Sunday night. Initial police reports […]

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International Analysis: Fueling Financial Independence in Kurdistan

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Op-Ed by Khaled Salih — The Mark News— June 9, 2014 is a day people in Kurdistan, Iraq, the Middle East, and most of the world will remember: Iraqi army units in the country’s second-largest city of Mosul melted away without fighting. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) […]

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Three Priests Killed By Peru Rebels to be Beatified

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Three Priests Killed By Peru Rebels to be Beatified

Three Franciscan priests who were killed in the early 1990s by Shining Path rebels in Peru are to be beatified, according to Monsignor Luis Bambaren, bishop emeritus of Chimbote. Bambaren, who is in currently in Rome, said that Pope Frances might travel to Peru next year in order to preside over the ceremony, […]

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Finance Minister Says Weaker Sol Helping Exporters

November 10, 2014 12:29 pm0 comments
Finance Minister Says Weaker Sol Helping Exporters

Finance Minister Alonso Segura said that Peru’s weakening sol currency will help exporters offset the lower international demand for their products in a sluggish global economy, daily Gestion reported. “The depreciation, as long as it is gradual, has positive effects because it helps the exporter, in a context in which external […]

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