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President Kuczynski: Let’s Show Them the Best

President Kuczynski: Let’s Show Them the Best

On the eve of the main APEC summit events being held in Lima this week, President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski called for Peruvians to welcome the APEC leaders “with open arms.” “Let’s show them the best of our culture and gastronomy,” he said in a message to the nation. “Let’s show them […]

Peru’s Velarde: World-Ranking Central Banker

Peru’s Velarde: World-Ranking Central Banker

Peru’s Central Bank chief, Julio Velarde, has been qualified by Global Markets, Latin Finance and Global Finance magazines as one of the world’s best central bankers and Latin America’s best central banker 2016. The award, given in recognition of his management and the country’s monetary stability, was announced in Washington […]

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 […]