Archive for February, 2012

Peru To Spend $57 Million On Homes For Quake Victims

Peru To Spend $57 Million On Homes For Quake Victims

Peru’s government plans to spend more than 160 million soles (approximately $57 million) to build 10,000 homes this year in areas that have been hit by the August 2007 earthquake, said Ana Jara, the minister of Women and Vulnerable Populations. Jara said the houses will be provided to residents in Ica […]

Peru Gov’t Says Will Address Concerns In Prior Consultation Law

Peru’s Deputy Intercultural Minister, Ivan Lanegra, said Monday that the government will guarantee that the final text of the Prior Consultation Law will deal with concerns and take into account proposals made by indigenous communities, state news agency Andina said. The Prior Consultation Law was enacted by President Ollanta Humala […]

Peru Expected To See Strong Growth In January,

Economic indicators in Peru show that the country’s economy will continue to post solid growth in the first month of this year, although at a slower rate than in prior months, according to Scotiabank Peru. Scotiabank Peru’s senior analyst, Pablo Nano, said that Peru’s electricity production, a sign of economic growth, […]

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Peru Military Commander: “Sooner or Later” to Finish Shining Path Remnants

Peru Military Commander: “Sooner or Later” to Finish Shining Path Remnants

The commander general of Peru’s army, Victor Ripalda, said Friday that “sooner or later” the country’s security forces will defeat Shining Path remnants. “What is certain is that sooner or later we have to finish with this scourge,” Ripalda said, according to state news agency Andina. In a joint operation, […]