Articles by: Andean Air Mail & PERUVIAN TIMES

Polish archeologist proposes new tourist circuit in southern Peru

The co-director of the Condesuyos Archeological Project, archeologist Mariusz Ziólkowski, announced a possible tourist circuit that would include 20 archeological sites in Peru’s southern Arequipa department. Ziólkowski, also a professor at the Center for Pre-Columbian Studies of Warsaw University, said the sites include ruins from different periods, including cave paintings […]

by · January 15, 2008 · Comments are Disabled · Archaeology, Travel/Tourism

Peru Agriculture Ministry announces new regulations ahead of FTA

Agriculture Minister Ismael Benavides announced on Monday that his ministry will implement 20 new regulations intended to help Peru’s agricultural industry adapt to the free trade agreement with the United States. The regulations will be implemented by the end of March, reported daily El Comercio. The first regulation will reportedly […]

by · January 15, 2008 · Comments are Disabled · Business

Peruvian municipal police chief arrested for drug trafficking

The police chief from the city of La Mar, capital of San Miguel province in Ayacucho department, was arrested Sunday night after he was allegedly caught transporting 25 kilograms, or 55 pounds, of cocaine paste. According to daily La República, Captain Pedro Guzmán Ayma had wrapped the paste in 59 […]

by · January 15, 2008 · Comments are Disabled · Coca/Cocaine, Crime

García: Repsol YPF reports natural gas discovery

President Alan García announced Monday that the Spanish-owned Repsol YPF oil company has found more than 2 trillion cubic feet, TCF, of natural gas in Peru’s southern Cusco department. Repsol YPF reportedly discovered the reserve in the Kinteroni well, one of four in Block 57, located north of the Camisea […]

by · January 15, 2008 · Comments are Disabled · Business, Energy