Archive for November, 2011

Coffee Exports Up 72 Percent in January to September

Peru’s coffee exports brought in a record $914 million in the first nine months of this year, 72 percent higher than the $530 million from the year-ago period, the National Coffee Board said Wednesday. In the January to September period, the volume of Peru’s coffee exports rose 16 percent to 3.16 […]

British Ambassador: Over Half of Europe’s Cocaine Supplied By Peru

British Ambassador: Over Half of Europe’s Cocaine Supplied By Peru

Great Britain’s ambassador to Peru, James Dauris, said Wednesday that approximately half of all the cocaine consumed in Europe comes from the Andean nation. In an interview with Ideeleradio, Dauris said that unofficial figures place the cocaine trade in Europe at about $21 billion. “We are talking about an enormous […]

Brazil’s Rousseff To Travel To Peru In 2012

Brazil’s Rousseff To Travel To Peru In 2012

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is to visit Peru in 2012 to meet with President Ollanta Humala, according to Brazil’s Foreign Affairs minister Antonio de Aguiar Patriota. Humala and Rousseff met during the recent meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. As well, Humala’s first visit following his […]

Poll: First Lady Heredia Seen As Peru’s Third Most Powerful

Poll: First Lady Heredia Seen As Peru’s Third Most Powerful

Peru’s first lady, Nadine Heredia, is seen as the country’s third most powerful person, according to a recent poll. The Encuesta del Poder poll, by firm Ipsos Apoyo for magazine Peru Economico, ranked President Ollanta Humala as the most powerful, followed by his cabinet chief and political advisor, Salomon Lerner […]