Archive for May, 2010

IMF: Peru to lead Latin American growth over next 5 years

Peru’s economy is expected to lead Latin America’s growth during at least the next five years, the director of the International Monetary Fund’s Western Hemisphere Department, Nicolás Eyzaguirre, said. “It is not politically incorrect to say that Peruvian authorities are administrating with great wisdom a group of first generation reforms […]

Peru Justice Ministry recommends Berenson be expelled

Justice Minister Victor Garcia Toma will recommend to President Alan Garcia that recently paroled New Yorker Lori Berenson’s sentence be commuted and the US citizen expelled from Peru, state news agency Andina reported. Garcia Toma said the ministry’s recommendation is to expel Berenson “immediately,” based on a legal and political […]

U.S. State Department confirms Clinton to attend OAS general assembly in Lima

U.S. State Department confirms Clinton to attend OAS general assembly in Lima

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is to attend the 40th general assembly of the Organization for American States, to be held in Lima June 6-8, the U.S. State Department announced Friday during a daily press briefing. The State Department said Clinton will also travel to Ecuador, Colombia and Barbados, where she […]

Authorities meet to discuss informal transportation on waterways

Authorities meet to discuss informal transportation on waterways

Authorities in north-eastern Peru’s Loreto region met on Friday to analyze options aimed at restraining informal transportation on the region’s waterways after a ferry sank in the Amazon River this week, state news agency Andina reported. “The idea is to agree on immediate actions and disciplinary measures to improve transportation security […]