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Peru Sees Higher Copper, Zinc and Silver Production

Peru’s government is banking on an increase in copper, zinc and silver production this year, which would help support a rebound in a sluggish economy. The director of mining at the Mines and Energy Ministry, Edgardo Alva, said that Peru should produce about 1.8 million tonnes of copper in 2015, […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Mining
Police Intelligence Officials Reported Spying on Vice President

Police Intelligence Officials Reported Spying on Vice President

A split within President Ollanta Humala’s government emerged this week, as news reports said that police intelligence agents were spying on the country’s vice president. The news of spying on Vice President Marisol Espinoza has created a backlash, forcing President Ollanta Humala and his Prime Minister, Ana Jara, to address […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Law & Justice, Politics
Peru to File Charges Against Govt Archaeologist Over Nazca Lines Damage

Peru to File Charges Against Govt Archaeologist Over Nazca Lines Damage

The Ministry of Culture is to press criminal charges against an archaeologist stationed in the southern city of Nazca, after it was revealed that he guided Japanese journalists to enter a protected area of ancient geoglyphs. The ministry said in a statement that the archaeologist, Mario Olaechea, allowed a Japanese television crew to […]

by · January 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Archaeology, Arts/Culture, Law & Justice, Politics

Analyst Sees Shining Path Strategy Manual as Drug Traffic Smoke Screen

News of Peru’s Shining Path insurgency changing strategies and targeting specific people is being met with deep skepticism by sociologist and recognized Shining Path expert Jaime Antezana. Antezana believes the news is more likely to be a smoke screen, to draw attention away from the Shining Path’s full dedication to drug trafficking and from […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 1 comment · Insurgency, Law & Justice, Politics, Provinces