Articles by: Andean Air Mail & PERUVIAN TIMES

Fujimori’s Request for Sentence Review Denied

November 25, 2014 6:28 pm1 comment
Fujimori’s Request for Sentence Review Denied

Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori has suffered a set of legal losses in recent days, with the unanimous decision by the Supreme Court on Monday to refuse to review his 2009 conviction and 25-year sentence.  This follows a ruling last week by a lower court that denied his request to change his […]

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International Analysis: From Beijing — A Law…and a Warning

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Op-Ed by Murray Scot Tanner — The Mark News — Beijing’s passage this month of a Counterespionage Law – a revised version of its 1993 National Security Law – sent a powerful message both to Chinese citizens who work closely with foreigners, and to their foreign colleagues. General Secretary Xi […]

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Peru Calls on Businesses to Step Up and Support Economy

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Peru Calls on Businesses to Step Up and Support Economy

Peru’s government has taken several measures to reboot the economy, and now Finance Minister Alonso Segura says businesses have a responsibility to step up and invest. Segura, speaking at a financial industry event, told business leaders that the “ball of growth” was now in their court, daily Gestion reported. “What […]

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Humala Inaugurates US$71 Million Wind Farm

November 24, 2014 1:16 pm0 comments
Humala Inaugurates US$71 Million Wind Farm

President Ollanta Humala inaugurated the completion of a US$71 million wind farm project in Talara, located in Peru’s northern Piura region, state news agency Andina reported. The 17 large wind turbines, each able to produce 1.8 megawatts of energy, will provide the Northern Peru electricity grid with power over the next 20 […]

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International Analysis: How to Avoid the Climate Change Storm

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Op-Ed by Rajendra K. Pachauri, PhD — The Mark News —  Humanity has a critical choice to make. We can continue to ignore the gathering threat of climate change and face growing peril from an increasingly unstable climate system, or we can embrace the many options we have to adapt […]

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Peru to Lower Taxes to Bolster Economy

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Peru’s government is lowering income tax rates as part of a broader initiative to reinvigorate its slowing economy. Finance Minister Alonso Segura said that income tax payments for people in the fourth and fifth salary category will be reduced in 2015, allowing for an extra 1 billion soles ($340 million) in […]

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