Archive for June, 2010

HISTORY OF PERU SERIES PART 1: THE DAWN OF URBANIZATION

HISTORY OF PERU SERIES PART 1: THE DAWN OF URBANIZATION

The following is the first of a series of articles on Peru’s history, incorporating stories from the Peruvian Times archives, as well as links to videos, audio and other external sources to provide a rich background of information. The first section of this series includes 20 articles, to be published […]

Peru.21: Fujimori’s former defense attorney may represent van der Sloot

The defense attorney for jailed ex-President Alberto Fujimori, Cesar Nakasaki, may represent Joran van der Sloot, the 22-year-old Dutch citizen accused of killing a university student in his Lima hotel room on May 30, daily Peru.21 reported. The possibility that Nakasaki may represent van der Sloot comes as the Dutch […]

Garcia’s meeting with Lula to help consolidate ties between Peru, Brazil

Peruvian President Alan Garcia’s meeting scheduled this week with Brazilian counterpart Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will help consolidate ties between the South American nations, Peru’s Foreign Affairs Minister José Antonio García Belaunde said. “What we are going to do in this meeting is consolidate the Brazilian presence in Peru, […]

Defense Minister: New equipment will allow military to defeat drug traffickers in VRAE

Peru’s purchase of modern military equipment will allow the country’s Armed Forces to defeat drug traffickers in the isolated coca growing areas that cover the Apurímac and Ene river valley’s, known as the VRAE, Defense Minister Rafael Rey told state news agency Andina. Rey said that for a long time […]