Archive for April, 2011

Garcia signs Declaration of Lima with Chilean, Colombian, Mexican counterparts

Garcia signs Declaration of Lima with Chilean, Colombian, Mexican counterparts

Peru’s President Alan Garcia and his counterparts from Chile, Colombia and Mexico signed the Declaration of Lima on Thursday, which is aimed at deepening ties between the four countries. The main points of the declaration include establishing a Pacific Alliance to promote regional integration through stronger economic growth, development and […]

Poll: Humala maintains lead over Fujimori, but with smaller margin

A recent opinion poll by local firm CPI shows presidential candidate Ollanta Humala maintaining his lead over competitor Keiko Fujimori, although with a smaller margin than another poll released earlier this week. According to the most recent poll, which was published by daily Correo, Humala has 40.6 percent support, 3.8 […]

Mexican President Calderon arrives in Lima for state visit

Mexican President Calderon arrives in Lima for state visit

Mexican President Felipe Calderon arrived in Lima on Wednesday for the start of a state visit aimed at increasing ties with Peru, daily El Comercio reported. Calderon met with his Peruvian counterpart, President Alan Garcia, to sign a double taxation treaty and other bilateral agreements, the report said. Calderon’s visit […]

Fujimori invites De Soto to join potential government

Fujimori invites De Soto to join potential government

Presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori has invited renowned economist Hernando de Soto to join her government is she is elected, state news agency Andina reported. “I am inviting Hernando de Soto so that he can support me on topics of land titles, above all in native communities,” Fujimori said. De Soto, […]