Education

Education Ministry Recognizes 24 Languages from Peru’s Amazon

Education Ministry Recognizes 24 Languages from Peru’s Amazon

Peru’s Education Ministry officially recognized the alphabets of some 24 indigenous languages, mainly from native groups from the country’s Amazon rainforest, daily Peru.21 reported. The measure makes the use of the languages a requirement, when necessary, in all public institutions in Peru in dealings with the different language communities. The […]

President Humala in Brussels for EU-CELAC Summit

President Humala in Brussels for EU-CELAC Summit

President Ollanta Humala is in Brussels this week for the EU-CELAC Summit, being held June 10 and 11. This eighth summit between the 61 countries that form the European Union and the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Council is focused on “Shaping our common future: working for prosperous, cohesive and […]

Prefab Classrooms for Ayacucho Schools Damaged by Quake

Prefab Classrooms for Ayacucho Schools Damaged by Quake

The Ministry of Education began setting up 32 prefabricated schoolrooms this week, at schools in Ayacucho that suffered damages in the August 24 earthquake. The transport of an additional 26 prefab facilities that are still required in the area is to be covered by the regional and local governments. Damages […]

Henry Pease, Leading Academic and Politician, Dies

Henry Pease, Leading Academic and Politician, Dies

Henry Pease, a soft-spoken but tenacious politician and academic, died in Lima on August 9 of complications related to cancer.  He was 69. A key leader in center-left politics, Pease served as president of Congress during the Toledo administration (2003-2004).  Earlier, he was deputy mayor of Lima in the 1970s, […]