Archive for May, 2013

Peru Calls Back Ambassador to Ecuador for Consultation

Peru Calls Back Ambassador to Ecuador for Consultation

Peru’s government has called its ambassador to Ecuador to Lima for consultation, following an incident in Lima involving Ecuador’s Ambassador to Peru, daily El Comercio reported. Last week, Ecuador’s Ambassador to Peru, Rodrigo Riofrio, got into a fight with two women at a supermarket in Lima’s Magdalena district. The women, a […]

Peru’s Anti-Drug Chief Says Will Meet Eradication Goal

Peru’s Anti-Drug Chief Says Will Meet Eradication Goal

The head of Peru’s anti-drug agency, Carmen Masias, said she is confident that Peru will eradicate 22,000 hectares of coca bushes this year in a bid to curb cocaine production. Peru has been expanding eradication efforts as part of a broader strategy to halt the growth of cocaine production in […]