Archive for October, 2011

Interior Minister Valdes Calls for Regional Govts to Take Role In Preventing Conflicts

Interior Minister Oscar Valdes said Friday that Peru’s police will be seeking greater cooperation from regional governments to prevent social conflicts, state news agency Andina reported. “We will ask the regional governments to start to lead proposals, to look at the problems that their population has and encourage a dialogue, because […]

Peru Aims to Host Anti-Arms Trafficking Summit

Peru Aims to Host Anti-Arms Trafficking Summit

Peru is seeking to organize a hemispheric summit next year aimed at combating illicit arms trafficking, according to Deputy Foreign Affairs minister Jose Antonio Meier. The illegal arms trade is considered one of the main drivers of higher criminal violence in Latin America, according to state news agency Andina. Meier […]

Peru, South Korea to Sign Deal for Airlines

Peru, South Korea to Sign Deal for Airlines

Peru and South Korea are planning to sign an agreement before the end of this year that will allow a South Korean airline to fly to Lima and provide services within Peru. “The signing of an aerial agreement from government-to-government is something that has been agreed on, we have the commitment […]