Archive for February, 2013

Gov’t Says U.S. Tourists Feared Missing in Peru Are Safe in Amazon

Gov’t Says U.S. Tourists Feared Missing in Peru Are Safe in Amazon

A young American couple from California, whose family members feared had been kidnapped while vacationing in Peru, grabbing international attention, has turned up safe in the country’s northwest Amazon region, according to Peruvian government officials. The Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism said in a statement on Tuesday that Garrett […]

Man Allegedly Involved in Brazen Notary Attack Arrested – Police

Peru’s police say they have captured a man that allegedly participated in the brazen, daylight attack on a notary public’s office last week in Lima, where one person was killed. Police general Cesar Cortijo said the man was arrested in Huachipa, in the San Juan de Lurigancho district in east Lima, daily […]

President Humala to Visit China in April

Peruvian President Ollanta Humala is planning to visit China in April where he will participate in a conference organized by the Boao Forum for Asia, according to Foreign Relations Minister Rafael Roncagliolo. Roncagliolo is currently in China, where he has met with high-ranking government officials to discuss strengthening and expanding […]

Murder of Peru Journalist Seen Linked to His Vehicle Business – Report

Murder of Peru Journalist Seen Linked to His Vehicle Business – Report

Peruvian police are investigating whether the murder of a photojournalist in Lima over the weekend could be related to a side-business he had buying and selling used vehicles, according to newspaper La Republica. Luis Choy, a photographer for daily El Comercio, was shot to death outside his home in the […]