Archive for March, 2012

Humala To Launch Cuna Mas Social Program

President Ollanta Humala said Friday that the government will launch the Cuna Mas social program during the weekend. “Cuna Mas will be a reality tomorrow,” Humala said by Twitter. “We will provide comprehensive attention to the boys and girls who are at risk.” The government says that by 2016 the program […]

Lima Loses $112 Million A Year In Water Theft

Lima’s state water utility company, Sedapal, says that each year it loses close to 300 million soles ($112 million) due to theft of water, daily El Comercio reported. Sedapal chairman Anibal Ismodes said a high number of the current robberies are being perpetrated by companies and families that don’t pay for […]

Valdes Confident Peru Can Mend Relations With Britain

Valdes Confident Peru Can Mend Relations With Britain

Cabinet Chief Oscar Valdes said Thursday that he is sure Peru and Great Britain will be able to overcome a diplomatic rift caused by the Andean country’s last minute cancellation of a visit to the port of Callao this week of Britain’s HMS Montrose, a navy frigate that has been […]

The Hague Sets Dates For Oral Arguments For Peru-Chile Maritime Dispute

The Hague Sets Dates For Oral Arguments For Peru-Chile Maritime Dispute

December 3 is the date set for Peru and Chile to begin their oral arguments at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, over a long-time maritime border dispute, Peru’s Foreign Affairs minister Rafael Roncagliolo announced Thursday. The hearings are expected to last until December 14, Roncagliolo said during an […]