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Peru’s IPYS Calls for Further Investigation of Journalist’s Death

November 13, 2014 8:15 am0 comments
Peru’s IPYS Calls for Further Investigation of Journalist’s Death

Peru’s Institute for Press and Society, IPYS, called on the government to investigate the murder of a journalist over the weekend, and not write it off so quickly as the result of a botched robbery. In an interview with Ideeleradio, IPYS President Alvarez Rodrich said that it is too early […]

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Production Minister: Peru’s Economy Had ‘Bad Luck’ This Year

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Production Minister: Peru’s Economy Had ‘Bad Luck’ This Year

Production Minister Piero Ghezzi said that Peru’s economy had an unlucky year, but was confident that it would rebound in 2015, daily Gestion reported. “We had some bad luck this year,” he said. “The economic deceleration isn’t an economic crisis. Other countries would like to grow like Peru has.” “This deceleration is […]

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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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