Editorial

El Comercio Editorial: FTA with China has no set deadline

Excerpted editorial from today’s El Comercio newspaper: The fourth round of negotiations between Chinese and Peruvian representatives to reach a free trade agreement (FTA) has been very arduous. This is mainly due to the fact that China has hardened its position concerning very sensitive issues for Peruvians, though commitments had […]

Shoving Peru out of the Andean Community of Nations

Excerpted editorial from today’s El Comercio newspaper: Another ungrateful junkyard dog. This time it’s an Andean breed with two heads? Once more, the Bolivian and Ecuadorian governments have made obvious their obstructionist agenda and politicking within the Andean Community of Nations (CAN). Bolivia and Ecuador maliciously insist on throwing a […]

EU-LAC Summit aftermath: mixed reviews

By Eleanor Griffis~ The party is over, everyone has gone home, and the assessments begin on what was truly achieved at the Fifth EU-LAC Summit held in Lima last week. The focus of this summit was twofold: poverty, inequality and inclusion as the social dimension; and climate change, environment and […]