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Chiclayo Fire Kills Seven

Chiclayo Fire Kills Seven

Seven people died on Monday, including two children, when a fire broke out in an apartment building in the north coast city of Chiclayo. The fire started on the roof, which was being used as storage for foam to make mattresses. The residential building also housed a mattress workshop on […]

Four People Missing in Fire in Downtown Lima

Four People Missing in Fire in Downtown Lima

Four people are still missing, more than 48 hours after a fire raged through a building of sweatshops and industrial warehouses in downtown Lima.  At least 18 people were injured, including two firemen who are now hospitalized. The fire was reported Thursday morning and spread quickly through a three-story building […]

Peru Exports: Avocados to India and Blueberries to China

Peru Exports: Avocados to India and Blueberries to China

Peru is expected to be exporting Hass avocados to India by the end of 2016, following five years of technical negotiations and India’s recent approval of the plant health standards guaranteed by Peru’s national agricultural health service, Senasa. “Through Senasa, we’re aiming to double by 2021 the agroexport values achieved […]

Government Seeks Solution to Urubamba Valley Demands

Government Seeks Solution to Urubamba Valley Demands

Authorities from the Prime Minister’s office flew to Cusco early this morning to seek solutions with the Urubamba valley government, which is threatening to hold a strike and block access to Machu Picchu if its demands are not met. Earlier this week the valley held a 48-hour strike  for three […]