Archive for November, 2007

Agencia Andina: Fujimori could face ¨self-coup¨ charges

Jailed ex-President Alberto Fujimori could face charges for his 1992 ¨self-coup,¨ according to Agencia Andina. The head of Peru’s Extradition Unit, Omar Chehade, told Agencia Andina that officials are considering making a request to Chile to include ¨self-coup¨ charges as part of Fujimori’s extradition. Chile’s Supreme Court decided to extradite […]

by · November 30, 2007 · Comments are Disabled · Corruption, Crime, Law & Justice, Politics

Peru’s Mulanovich wins Roxy Pro Hawaii

Peru’s Sofia Mulanovich has won the Roxy Pro Hawaii at Sunset beach today, event number seven of eight on the 2007 ASP Women’s World Tour. The victory is her second on the 2007 tour and her first ASP World Tour win in Hawaii. With one event left, Mulanovich trails ratings […]

by · November 29, 2007 · Comments are Disabled · Sports

PAHO director presents 2007 Health Report

A report presented by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) on Wednesday shows a strong correlation between health conditions and poverty in Peru. Twenty percent of the poorest population, for instance, bears 50 percent of deaths from nutritional deficiencies and anemia. The 2007 edition of Health in the Americas is […]

by · November 29, 2007 · Comments are Disabled · Health Care

Activists launch national GLBT rights campaign

Human rights organizations launched Peru’s first national campaign against discrimination of gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transvestites (GLBT) and sex workers on Monday. The campaign is organized by the GLBT and Sex Workers Round Table, the National System of Community Defense (SINDECO), the Platform for Vulnerable Communities and the Homosexual Movement of […]

by · November 28, 2007 · Comments are Disabled · Human Rights, Law & Justice