Archive for September, 2010

Villarán for mayor of Lima

Most voters have probably already made up their minds who they will cast their ballot for in the Lima mayoral election on Sunday, and the debate held last night between the two front runners will have done little to change that. The final polls published this past weekend showed Susana […]

Comptroller General finds irregularities during Allison’s Magdalena administration

A report by Peru’s comptroller general has found numerous irregularities in the management of Lima’s Magdalena district when it was headed by ex-Housing Minister Francis Allison, daily Peru.21 reported. According to a document that was submitted to Peru’s Public Ministry, and which was obtained by the local daily, when Allison […]

Commission meets with Cuzco authorities, organizations over Majes-Siguas II

A high level commissioned named by Peru’s Executive to discuss the Majes-Siguas II irrigation project has met with authorities and social organizations in Cuzco, state news agency Andina reported. The commission and the Cuzco representatives agreed to a time line for talks to address the demands of residents who have […]

Villarán takes commanding lead over Flores in race for Lima mayor

Leftist candidate Susana Villarán holds a 12-point advantage in voter preference over her conservative rival Lourdes Flores in the race for Lima mayor one week before the Oct. 3 ballot, according to a poll released Sunday night. The poll conducted by Ipsos Apoyo, and broadcast on the Sunday night news […]