Archive for December, 2011

Ombudsman’s Office Calls for Social Conflict Strategy

Ombudsman’s Office Calls for Social Conflict Strategy

Peru’s national ombudsman’s office has called for a technical debate to discuss social conflicts in the Andean nation, state news agency Andina reported. Rolando Luque, deputy ombudsman for Social Conflict Resolution,  said that Peru should debate strategies to resolve social conflicts that will undoubtedly arise in the coming year. “The government should […]

Christmas Fire Leaves 200 Families Homeless in Callao

Christmas Fire Leaves 200 Families Homeless in Callao

A fire on Christmas day destroyed more than 50 homes and left some 200 families homeless in the port city of Callao. The fire began at about 10:30 a.m. on Sunday in the low-income neighborhood of Atalaya, and was caused by firecrackers, which are popular during the holidays. No fatalities […]

by · December 27, 2011 · 0 comments · Accidents

Air Traffic Controllers Back to Work at Peru’s Airports

Peru’s air traffic controllers were back on the job Friday evening, following their union’s decision to lift the 72-hour strike only 24 hours after it began. The head of the controllers union, Alberto Pimentel, said their decision was made to avoid the increasing backup of flights over the Christmas holidays, and […]

EU to Support Anti Money Laundering Efforts in Peru

EU to Support Anti Money Laundering Efforts in Peru

The European Union is to provide support to Peru to combat money laundering from the illicit drug trade, the head of the EU’s delegation in Peru, Hans Allden, said. “It is a clear priority of the European Union to reinforce the ambitions of Peru and other countries (in Latin America) regarding […]

by · December 23, 2011 · 0 comments · Business, Coca/Cocaine, Crime, Law & Justice