Archive for August, 2011

Environment Minister says tackling social conflicts is “urgent”

Environment Minister says tackling social conflicts is “urgent”

Peru’s Environment Minister Ricardo Giesecke said Monday that tackling social conflicts in the country will be an “urgent” task in his portfolio, state news agency Andina reported. Social conflicts sky-rocketed during the Alan Garcia’s administration. When Garcia took office in 2006, Peru’s ombudsman – the Defensoria del Pueblo – reported about […]

by · August 2, 2011 · 0 comments · Energy, Environment, Mining, Politics, Provinces
Armed Forces ready to reconstruct quake-hit South, says Defense Minister

Armed Forces ready to reconstruct quake-hit South, says Defense Minister

The Armed Forces are ready to begin work on reconstructing cities in southern Peru where a major earthquake in August 2007 caused widespread damage to infrastructure and killed hundreds of people, said Defense Minister Daniel Mora. “This work will bring us even closer to the citizenry,” state news agency Andina […]