Archive for July, 2010

Peru’s FTA with EU expected to be in effect mid-2011

Peru’s free trade agreement with the European Union could come into force about half way through 2011, state news agency Andina reported the deputy minister of foreign trade, Eduardo Ferreyros, as saying. “Right now we are working hard on the legal revision because our objective is to have the texts […]

President García gives last official speech to the nation; highlights achievements during second administration

President García gives last official speech to the nation; highlights achievements during second administration

President Alan García gave his last official speech to the nation on Wednesday during the 189th anniversary of Peru’s independence and less than a year before he leaves office. García touched on a variety of topics during his speech at Peru’s Congress, outlining the advances he believes have been made […]

by · July 28, 2010 · 0 comments · Politics
History of Peru Special: FIESTAS PATRIAS 2010 – 200 years ago this week in London, Simón Bolivar “declares” independence for Hispanic America

History of Peru Special: FIESTAS PATRIAS 2010 – 200 years ago this week in London, Simón Bolivar “declares” independence for Hispanic America

By Paul Goulder – Special to the Peruvian Times – Although in Peru 1821 is celebrated as the year of independence, the process of emancipation had begun much earlier and July 28 of that year was neither the beginning nor the end of the long march to independence. Latin American communities […]

Peru declares emergency due to cold in 16 departments

Peru’s government has declared an emergency in 16 of the country’s 24 departments on Friday as a result of a cold wave, with an emphasis on areas located at least 3,000 meters above sea level, state news agency Andina reported. Peru’s minister of Women, Nidia Vilchez, said the emergency was […]