Archive for December, 2012

Alcohol Responsible for Some 9,000 Peru Traffic Accidents in 2011 – Govt

Alcohol consumption was responsible for almost 9,000 traffic accidents in 2011, according to data released this week by the Health Ministry. Joel Collazos, the ministry official responsible for traffic safety, said that alcohol caused 8,929 accidents in the Andean nation, with the highest concentration of the incidents occurring in Lima, […]

Peru to Receive 2.8 Million Tourists in 2012 – Minister

Peru to Receive 2.8 Million Tourists in 2012 – Minister

Peru expects to reach its goal of receiving 2.8 million tourists this year, Foreign Trade and Tourism Minister Jose Luis Silva said. Silva said that in the first nine months of 2012, 2.1 million visitors have arrived in Peru, putting the country on track to reach its target of 2.8 […]

Peru Argues its Case Over Maritime Border Dispute at The Hague

Peru Argues its Case Over Maritime Border Dispute at The Hague

Peru, led by Allan Wagner, began its oral arguments in a maritime border dispute with Chile at the International Court of Justice in The Hague on Monday, arguing against Chile’s claim that treaties signed in the 1950s are proof of its claims to the contested area. Tullio Treves, a member of […]

Sedapal Seeks Private Alliances to Meet Water Demands from New Apartment Buildings

Sedapal Seeks Private Alliances to Meet Water Demands from New Apartment Buildings

State water utility Sedapal said it plans to work with the private-sector to cover the demands for water in Lima in new apartment buildings that are springing up throughout the capital, state news agency Andina reported. Rossina Manche, general manager of Sedapal, said it is necessary for real estate developers to […]