Archive for June, 2010

Company believes its Nazca plane was hijacked by drug traffickers

Company believes its Nazca plane was hijacked by drug traffickers

The company that owns a $2 million charter plane that went missing on Thursday during a flight over Peru’s famous Nazca lines believe it was robbed by drug traffickers, daily El Comercio reported. “It is 99 percent likely that the disappearance of the plane is a hijacking and behind it […]

President Correa: Relations with Peru are “going extremely well”

President Rafael Correa of Ecuador finished an official visit to Peru on Thursday saying relations between the two Andean nations are as good as ever, state news agency Andina reported. “At the level of bilateral relations things are going extremely well, we are going through one of the best moments […]

Peru inaugurates a liquified natural gas plant south of Lima

Peru became the 18th country in the world with a natural gas liquification plant on Thursday after inaugurating the Melchorita plant in Cañete, on the coast about 170km south of Lima, RPP radio station reported. Melchorita, the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in South America, is owned by Peru […]

Foreign Affairs Minister: Reports of fugitive former TV owner’s arrest in U.S. untrue

Peru’s Foreign Affairs Minister José García Belaunde clarified on Wednesday that former TV owner José Enrique Crousillat has not been arrested in the United States, RPP radio station reported. José García Belaunde’s comments follow earlier media reports that Crousillat was apprehended in the United States. The media reports from TV […]