Articles by: Andean Air Mail & PERUVIAN TIMES

International Analysis: A Hostile Climate

October 31, 2014 3:10 am0 comments

Op-Ed by Sherri Goodman Executive Director, CNA Military Advisory Board —The Mark News — On October 13, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel delivered a major address on climate security at the Conference of the Defense Ministers of the Americas in Lima, Peru. During his speech, he announced the release […]

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Decades Later, Families Receive Remains of Victims of Peru’s Conflict

October 30, 2014 1:11 am0 comments
Decades Later, Families Receive Remains of Victims of Peru’s Conflict

The remains of 80 people who were killed during Peru’s  internal conflict with Shining Path rebels have been handed over to their families for burial, decades after their deaths. The ceremony, led by the Public Prosectuor’s Office, took place in Peru’s southern Andean region of Ayacucho, which was at the center of the bloody […]

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Peru, Chile Trade Barbs Over Ownership of Sliver of Land

October 29, 2014 2:34 pm0 comments
Peru, Chile Trade Barbs Over Ownership of Sliver of Land

Peru and Chile continue to trade barbs over ownership of a sliver of land that has been under dispute since earlier this year when an international court set a new maritime border. On Saturday, former Chilean President Sebastian Piñera said that 3.7 hectares of land is Chilean. “There are different […]

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Ibero-American Meeting on Security and Defense

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Ibero-American Meeting on Security and Defense

Drug traffic, organized crime and youth gangs are the key security threats faced by Latin America, according to Miguel Requena, director of Spain’s General Gutierrez Mellado University Institute. Requena is in Lima for the 8th Ibero-American Week on Peace, Security and Defense, organized by the Spanish institution and Peru’s Secretariat […]

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The Man Who Got Abimael Guzman Goes to Prison

October 28, 2014 3:44 pm1 comment
The Man Who Got Abimael Guzman Goes to Prison

 Benedicto Jimenez, a police detective who became famous two decades ago with the capture of Shining Path leader Abimael Guzman, was sent yesterday to the maximum security prison of Piedras Gordas in north Lima, following his arrest in Arequipa on the weekend.  He is being held in a protected section, […]

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International Analysis: Politics of the Peace Prize

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Op-Ed by Geir Lundestad,  Director of the Norweigan Nobel Institute — The Mark News — The Nobel Peace Prize has frequently been called “the world’s most prestigious prize.” Some have nevertheless criticized it for being too political. The prize is indeed political in the sense that it deals with important […]

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