Archive for May, 2010

UN Agency: Projects have assisted 83,000 rural families to escape poverty in last 25 years

More than 83,000 rural families in Peru have escaped poverty over the last 25 years as a result of financing for small businesses provided by the United Nation’s International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), state news agency Andina reported. The agency’s regional director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Roberto […]

Tall Ships to Sail from Callao Sunday

Tall Ships to Sail from Callao Sunday

Twelve tall ships will set sail this Sunday from the port of Callao to Guayaquil, on the eleventh leg of South America’s first tall ships race. The regatta began February 2 in Rio de Janeiro, calling at the ports of Mar del Plata, Montevideo, Buenos Aires and Ushuaia before sailing round […]