Archive for September, 2013

Humala: First Lady is Well-Prepared to Govern

Humala: First Lady is Well-Prepared to Govern

Peruvian President Ollanta Humala on Thursday said that his wife, First Lady Nadine Heredia, is well-prepared to govern the Andean country. Speaking in an interview with CNN, Humala stressed that Heredia is not campaigning for 2016. Indeed, Heredia has said that she will not run for office in 2016, when […]

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Peru Approves States of Emergency in Quake-Hit Zone

Peru Approves States of Emergency in Quake-Hit Zone

Peru’s government approved a state of emergency for parts of the country’s south that were hit by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on Wednesday, daily La Republica reported. The measure is to be in place for 60 days in the province of Caraveli and the district of Yanaquihua in Arequipa region, […]

International Analysis: On Syria — From Debacle to Diplomacy

By Peter Galbraith  ≈The Mark News≈ U.S. President Barack Obama has converted a looming foreign policy fiasco into a potential diplomatic trifecta. Three weeks ago, he was seeking Congressional approval for air strikes on Syria that might not have even accomplished his goal of deterring further use of chemical weapons. […]

Corruption Costs Peru $3.57 Billion Per Year – Official

Corruption Costs Peru $3.57 Billion Per Year – Official

Corruption in Peru is costing the Andean country approximately $3.57 billion per year, according to estimates given yesterday by the Comptroller General, Fuad Khoury. Khoury said that the annual losses caused by corruption are equivalent to about 2 percent of Peru’s gross domestic product. “Peru is a young country, strong […]