Archive for August, 2014

Congress to Meet Tuesday to Vote Again on New Cabinet

Peru’s Congress is to meet again on Tuesday morning to vote on the motion to approve the appointment of Premier Ana Jara and the other members of President Ollanta Humala’s cabinet. Lawmakers have already held two votes, on Friday, but have not yet given the cabinet a green light since opposition politicians […]

International Analysis: Should Japan Restart its Nuclear Reactors?

Op-Ed by Arnie Gundersen — The Mark News Only luck and real courage at 14 nuclear reactors on Japan’s Pacific coast overcame the technical failures of nuclear power and prevented the nation from being destroyed by radiation. The untold story of March 11, 2011 is how close Japan came to […]

Peru Collects US$230,000 from Montesinos Auction

Peru Collects US$230,000 from Montesinos Auction

Peru’s government has collected almost 600,500 soles (US$230,000) from the sale of gold watches and other jewelry owned by jailed ex-spy chief Vladimiro Montesinos, daily La Republica reported. The National Institute for Seized Goods, Conabi, sold this week 83 of the 150 pieces of jewelry that once belonged to Montesinos. “The number of […]

Peru Central Bank Sees 3.4 Percent Growth in Second Quarter

Peru Central Bank Sees 3.4 Percent Growth in Second Quarter

Peru’s Central Bank is to lower its forecast for economic growth again this year, the monetary authority’s general manager said. The Central Bank’s Renzo Rossini said Wednesday that Peru’s gross domestic product will likely expand by 4 percent in 2014, rather than the 4.4 percent it previously forecast, according to news […]