Archive for September, 2011

Lima Football Stadium Closed Following Violent Death Of Fan

Lima’s Monumental stadium, owned by the Universitario football club, was temporarily closed Monday following the violent death of a 23-year-old soccer fan at the end of a game between Universitario and its classic rival, Alianza Lima, on Saturday. Walter Oyarce, an industrial engineering student at San Ignacio de Loyola University and supporter of […]

Exports In Jan-To-Aug Total $28 Billion, Says Deputy Minister

Peru’s exports in the first eight months of this year totaled approximately $28 billion, Deputy Foreign Trade Minister Carlos Posada said. The export figure for January-to-August represents a 25 percent to 30 percent increase over the same period last year, state news agency Andina reported. Posada said that according to preliminary […]

Ombudsman’s office says will keep close eye on prior consultation implementation

The office of Peru’s ombudsman said Friday that it will play an important role in supervising the implementation of the prior consultation law, which was signed into law earlier this month by President Ollanta Humala in an attempt to resolve social conflicts in the development of resource projects. The ombudsman’s […]

Peru court sentences Peru.21 newspaper director and reporter for defamation

A court in Peru’s southern Arequipa region sentenced on Friday the director and a reporter at daily Peru.21 for a defamation suit filed in relation to a story about alleged prostitution connections in the family of Congresswoman Ana Maria Solorzano, a member of the ruling Gana Peru party. Solorzano’s aunt, […]