Archive for February, 2013

Quadra: Discoverer of Vancouver Island Gets Some Recognition in His Home Town of Lima

Quadra: Discoverer of Vancouver Island Gets Some Recognition in His Home Town of Lima

By David Paget — “Here lived the discoverer of Vancouver Island, Canada” says the poster at the entrance to a new museum in Lima.  As a Vancouver-born Canadian and current resident of Lima, I wondered what this claim was all about. A tale of exploration and adventure on the high […]

Lima Starts Operations at Taboada Waste Water Treatment Plant

Lima Starts Operations at Taboada Waste Water Treatment Plant

Operations at the Taboada waste water treatment plant began on Thursday, to boost the treatment of sewage water in Lima and the neighboring city of Callao. Until now, most of the sewage water from Lima and Callao, with a population of over nine million, has been sent out to sea […]

Humala, Bankers Meet to Discuss Improving Security

Humala, Bankers Meet to Discuss Improving Security

President Ollanta Humala met with Peruvian bankers to look at ways of improving security, following a number of attacks on clients who withdraw large amounts of cash. This week, one person was killed and another injured after a gang followed a man who withdrew 260,000 soles ($100,700) in cash. The […]

Peru’s First Lady named FAO Special Ambassador for Year of the Quinoa

Peru’s First Lady named FAO Special Ambassador for Year of the Quinoa

The wife of Peru’s President Ollanta Humala, Nadine Heredia, was appointed a FAO special ambassador this week, together with Bolivia’s President Evo Morales, for the International Year of the Quinoa 2013 —IYQ 2013— during an assembly at the United Nations headquarters in New York. A series of activities were held, […]

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