Archive for August, 2012

Alberto Fujimori Has Given Up On Pardon – Report

Jailed former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori has given up on a government pardon, according to his son, Congressman Kenji Furjimori. “My father has given up on the idea of a pardon because he knows he is innocent and there are no clear and positive signals on the part of the […]

Peru Extends State Of Emergency In Southern Andean Districts

Peru’s government has extended a state of emergency for 60 days in districts in a number of south-central regions due tothe  presence of Shining Path remnants. The state of emergency, which suspends a number of civil liberties, was extended in districts in Ayacucho, northern Cusco, Huancavelica and Junin, daily Peru. […]

Huaroc: Handling Of Minas Conga A Lesson On What Not To Do

Huaroc: Handling Of Minas Conga A Lesson On What Not To Do

Vladimiro Huaroc, Peru’s new head of the government’s conflict resolution office,  said Tuesday that the handling of the Minas Conga gold project in Cajamarca is a lesson on what not to do. Huaroc, an anthropologist and former president of Peru’s central Junin region, as well as a leading figure among […]

Peru To Form Committee To Research Cocaine Output

Peru’s anti-drug agency Devida is to create a working group to measure the country’s potential cocaine production, state news agency Andina reported. The decision to form the group follows the release of data from the United States this week that says that cocaine output from Colombia decreased significantly last year, […]