Archive for May, 2012

Humala Meets With South Korean Officials, To Cooperate On Science And Technology

Humala Meets With South Korean Officials, To Cooperate On Science And Technology

President Ollanta Humala on Thursday met with South Korea’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Kim Sung-hwan, who said the Asian country would support Peru in developing a science and technology center. Sung-hwan said that science and technology support could be provided in the defense sector, including for aircraft as well as […]

HISTORY OF PERU SERIES —  Part 11:   From Paracas to Wari – the center of cultural activity moves to the highlands

HISTORY OF PERU SERIES — Part 11: From Paracas to Wari – the center of cultural activity moves to the highlands

Paul Goulder returns with the second section of his History of Peru series special to the Peruvian Times.  The first section, Parts 1 to 10, can be found listed at the end of this article. The earthquake of August 15, 2007 centered on the Chincha – Pisco region had tragic […]

Ministry: 94 Children Die Of Pneumonia So Far This Year

At least 94 children under the age of five have died between January and April this year in Peru as a result of pneumonia, the Health Ministry said. The ministry said that there have been some 800,000 cases of respiratory infections in the Andean country during the four-month period, while there […]

Prosecutor Investigates Police Over Drug Arrest In Puno

A prosecutor in Peru’s southern region of Puno is investigating allegations that police officers in the area have held on to cocaine paste confiscated from drug traffickers, according to a report by newspaper La Republica. On April 26, a group of residents in the community of San Ignacio, located in […]