Archive for October, 2010

Sedapal to invest $965 million on water projects for Lima and Callao

State water utility company Sedapal will invest 2.7 billion soles ($965 million) in order to increase water coverage throughout Peru’s capital Lima and the seaport city of Callao by 2014, state news agency Andina reported. “Sedapal’s investments are planned until 2012 and with them we will guarantee that the complete […]

Study: Crime in Peru costs $25.5 billion per year

Crime in Peru results in costs of 71.6 billion soles ($25.5 billion) each year in efforts to combat delinquency, loss to victims and legitimate resources  siphoned for illicit purposes, Spanish news agency Efe reported last week. The total is equal to approximately Peru’s national budget last year and 19 percent […]