Articles by: Ellie Griffis

Sosa Saavedra: top military chiefs ordered murder of alleged terrorists and President Garcia that of an Ecuadorian spy

Top chiefs of Peru’s Armed Forces ordered the assassination of several Maoist Shining Path insurgents and sympathizers in the 1990s and President Alan Garcia in his first administration ordered the elimination of an Ecuadorian spy, according to testimony given by Jesús Sosa Saavedra, a member of the Colina Group paramilitary […]

FAO rushes emergency aid to Peru as cold spell threatens livestock

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, has made an emergency shipment of 36,800 doses of antiparasitic medicines and antibiotics to save 18,000 alpacas in the district of Pilpichaca in the highland department of Huancavelica, one of Peru’s poorest regions. “Pastures have been covered in snow which has frozen […]

Peru becomes 41st adherent to OECD Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises

Peru became the 41st adherent to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises. The acceptance has been made in recognition of Peru’s “remarkable progress in pursuing investment policy reforms to improve the country’s business climate and reduce poverty,” indicated OECD representatives Thursday. “These […]

by · August 2, 2008 · 0 comments · Business, Commerce