Archive for January, 2012

PromPeru Expects 50 Percent Rise In Brazilian Tourists In 2012

Peru’s tourism promotion agency, PromPeru, expectes to see a 50 percent jump in Brazilian tourists this year, state news agency Andina said. Brazil, the world’s sixth largest economy, is Latin America’s regional powerhouse and is increasingly becoming a player on the world stage. While Brazil’s clout increases abroad, it is […]

Peru Sees $50 Billion In Investments Over Next Three Years

Peru is expecting to see investments of $50 billion over the next three years, Economy Minister Luis Miguel Castilla said in Spain last week. In a statement, Castilla, who was in Spain with President Ollanta Humala on an official visit, said Peru is on a “sustainable path of growth,” and […]

Humala Meets King of Spain And PM In First Official Visit

Humala Meets King of Spain And PM In First Official Visit

President Ollanta Humala  met with Spain’s prime minister Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday and called for Spanish companies to boost investments in Peru, newspaper El Comercio reported. Humala also had a brief private meeting with King Juan Carlos, who later hosted a dinner at the Palacio Real for the Humalas and the Peruvian […]

Peru, Colombia Sign Deal To Tackle Organized Crime On Border

Peru, Colombia Sign Deal To Tackle Organized Crime On Border

Peru and Colombia agreed Wednesday to take joint actions to combat organized crime on their porous border region, state news agency Andina reported. The agreement was announced by Peruvian Defense Minister Alberto Otarola and his Colombian counterpart, Juan Carlos Pinzon, in Bogota. Otarola said the Andean countries agreed to work together along […]