Archive for September, 2014

Earthquake-Damaged Villages Might Be Relocated

Earthquake-Damaged Villages Might Be Relocated

Government assistance continues to arrive in the villages of Misk’a and Cusibamba, in the Cusco region, hit by a 5.1º earthquake on Sunday night. Eight people were killed, including four children, four people were injured, and more than 575 people have suffered losses of their homes and possessions. The children […]

International Analysis: Reading the China–India Tea Leaves

Op-Ed by Mohan Guruswamy — The Mark News — Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to India followed quickly on the heels of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s successful four-day visit to Japan from August 30. Modi was visibly pleased by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s announcement of a $35-billion investment […]

Corruption Costs Peru $3.5 Billion a Year – PM

Corruption Costs Peru $3.5 Billion a Year – PM

Corruption in Peru results in annual losses of almost 10 billion soles ($3.5 billion), representing about 2 percent of the country’s gross domestic product, Prime Minister Ana Jara said. “With that amount, we could have built 72 hospitals in the country or 360 modern schools, or created more than 200,000 […]

Vargas Llosa Plans to Campaign Against Fujimori in 2016

Vargas Llosa Plans to Campaign Against Fujimori in 2016

Mario Vargas Llosa, Peru’s Noble prize-winning author, said Wednesday that he will work on preventing Keiko Fujimori from being elected President in 2016. Vargas Llosa supported President Ollanta Humala when he ran in a second round vote against Fujimori in the 2011 election, narrowly defeating the former congresswoman and daughter […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 2 comments · Politics