Archive for March, 2009

“The World” cruise ship anchors off northern Peruvian coast

“The World,” the only private community at sea, has anchored off the Peruvian coast in the northern port of Acapulco, daily El Correo reported Wednesday. The cruise ship – home to hundreds of residents from 40 different countries – circumnavigates the globe, staying in most ports for up to five […]

by · March 25, 2009 · 0 comments · Exploration, Travel/Tourism

Transport Ministry: highway design defects are one of many causes of deadly automobile accidents

Defective and dangerous roadways as well as roadway design defects contribute to the growing number of deadly automobile accidents in Peru, reported daily El Comercio on Tuesday. Peru’s Transport Ministry, or MTC, is currently inspecting 3,000 kilometers of highway to develop new strategies for maintaining, repairing and improving the country’s […]

by · March 25, 2009 · Comments are Disabled · Accidents

Jailed former President Alberto Fujimori to personally deliver closing statement next week

Jailed ex President Alberto Fujimori — currently on trial for human rights violations — has been authorized to personally deliver his closing statement next Monday and Wednesday, in what will be the final stretch of a more than year-long marathon trial, reported daily El Comercio. Fujimori, 70, is expected to argue […]

La República exposé: The killer was at home

Translated from a special report in Sunday’s La República: By Ghiovani Hinojosa Jorge Sánchez decided to kill his wife in front of his son. He had no qualms about preparing his service weapon, or firing a well-aimed shot at his companion of 22 years, Rossana Pichilingue. This 49-year old police […]

by · March 24, 2009 · 0 comments · Crime, Human Rights, Law & Justice