Archive for August, 2013

Former Congresswoman Obregon to be Held in Maximum Security Prison

Former Congresswoman Obregon to be Held in Maximum Security Prison

Former Congresswoman Nancy Obregon is to be held in the maximum security woman’s prison in Chorrillos as she awaits a trail on charges that she has been running a cocaine trafficking organization, according to daily El Comercio. Obregon’s lawyer, Pedro Gonzalez, said that the ex lawmaker will probably be held […]

Central Bank President Confident Middle Class to Maintain Growth

Central Bank President Confident Middle Class to Maintain Growth

Peru’s economy will be able to maintain strong growth thanks to domestic consumption from an expanded middle class, according to Central Bank President Julio Velarde.  Speaking at a conference in Asuncion, Paraguay, Velarde pointed to growth from construction, services and manufacturing sectors. “As we’ve seen over the past several years, […]