Archive for January, 2012

Activities Return To Normal In Ica Following 6.3 Quake

Activity returned to normal on Monday following a magnitude 6.3 earthquake that rattled Peru’s south coast Ica region, daily El Comercio reported. The earthquake occurred at 12:10 a.m. on Monday and its epicenter was 47 kilometers southwest of the city of Ica. Many of the residents spent the night in the […]

by · January 31, 2012 · 0 comments · Environment, Natural Disasters

Owner Of Drug Rehab Center Faces 8 Years In Prison

The owner of an unlicensed drug rehab center that was engulfed by a deadly fire over the weekend could receive eight years in prison, according to newspaper El Comercio, citing lawyer Mario Amoretti. Raul Garcia Albornoz, owner of the Christ is Love center in Lima’s lower-class San Juan de Lurigancho […]

CPI Poll: Humala’s Approval Rating At 54.5 Percent

CPI Poll: Humala’s Approval Rating At 54.5 Percent

President Ollanta Humala has a 54.5 percent approval rating after six months in office, according to pollster CPI. State news agency Andina says Humala’s approval rating is higher than his predecessors after their first six months in office. Ex-President Alan Garcia (2006-2011) had an approval rating of 45.3 percent after […]

Movadef Appeals Election Board Resolution

Movadef Appeals Election Board Resolution

The Movement for Amnesty and Fundamental Rights, known as Movadef, has appealed a resolution that prevents the group from registering as a political party and participating in elections, daily El Comercio reported. The appeal was presented on Friday to the National Election Board, or JNE. “With the appeal presented, the […]