Archive for September, 2008

Bishop chastises Cardinal for comments on human rights

Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani, a longtime opponent of human rights groups and close ally to the military, was harshly criticized Monday by Monsignor Luis Bambarén, Bishop emeritus of Chimbote, for his comments on human rights groups and his opinion that “it has become fashionable” to malign the Armed Forces and […]

Peru annual inflation nearly 5 percent

Peru’s average national inflation rate for the first eight months of 2008 is bordering on 5 percent, beyond the Central Bank’s set goal of 2 percent, and rose slightly from 0.56 percent in July to 0.59 percent in August, reported the country’s National Statistics Institute, or INEI, on Monday. “This […]

by · September 1, 2008 · 0 comments · Andean Region, Business, Lima, Politics