Articles by: Andean Air Mail & PERUVIAN TIMES

Mines & Energy Minister Survives Censure Vote

October 1, 2014 12:51 pm0 comments
Mines & Energy Minister Survives Censure Vote

An attempt to remove Mines and Energy Minister Eleodoro Mayorga from office failed on Tuesday, as opposition politicians failed to get enough votes in a censure motion.  In a previous session last week, the Congress lacked a quorum for the vote because even many proponents of the censure did not […]

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Peru, Colombia Hold First Binational Cabinet Meeting

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Peru, Colombia Hold First Binational Cabinet Meeting

President Ollanta Humala and his Colombian counterpart, Juan Manuel Santos, held a first binational cabinet meeting aimed at deepening ties between Peru and Colombia. The South American leaders signed 11 agreements that are intended to facilitate development work along their border region, daily El Comercio reported. The meeting was held […]

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Earthquake-Damaged Villages Might Be Relocated

September 30, 2014 2:45 pm0 comments
Earthquake-Damaged Villages Might Be Relocated

Government assistance continues to arrive in the villages of Misk’a and Cusibamba, in the Cusco region, hit by a 5.1º earthquake on Sunday night. Eight people were killed, including four children, four people were injured, and more than 575 people have suffered losses of their homes and possessions. The children […]

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International Analysis: Reading the China–India Tea Leaves

September 25, 2014 5:40 pm0 comments

Op-Ed by Mohan Guruswamy — The Mark News — Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to India followed quickly on the heels of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s successful four-day visit to Japan from August 30. Modi was visibly pleased by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s announcement of a $35-billion investment […]

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Corruption Costs Peru $3.5 Billion a Year – PM

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Corruption Costs Peru $3.5 Billion a Year – PM

Corruption in Peru results in annual losses of almost 10 billion soles ($3.5 billion), representing about 2 percent of the country’s gross domestic product, Prime Minister Ana Jara said. “With that amount, we could have built 72 hospitals in the country or 360 modern schools, or created more than 200,000 […]

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Vargas Llosa Plans to Campaign Against Fujimori in 2016

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Vargas Llosa Plans to Campaign Against Fujimori in 2016

Mario Vargas Llosa, Peru’s Noble prize-winning author, said Wednesday that he will work on preventing Keiko Fujimori from being elected President in 2016. Vargas Llosa supported President Ollanta Humala when he ran in a second round vote against Fujimori in the 2011 election, narrowly defeating the former congresswoman and daughter […]

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