Archive for January, 2015

Sunat Chief Says Asked for Police Operation

Sunat Chief Says Asked for Police Operation

The head of Peru’s tax agency, Tania Quispe, denied media reports last week that she was the target of spying by officers in the police intelligence unit, daily Peru.21 reported. Earlier in the week, Peruvian media reported that members of the National Intelligence Office, or DINI, were assigned to follow […]

Former Lima Mayor Given Security After Two Muggings

Former Lima Mayor Given Security After Two Muggings

The Ministry of Interior today assigned a personal security detail for Lima’s former mayor, Susana Villarán, following two muggings in the past two weeks. Last night, Villaran was just leaving her office in a taxi that she had called for when a car intercepted the taxi and two men got […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Crime, Law & Justice, Lima, Politics
The Women at My Gate

The Women at My Gate

By Eleanor Griffis — When I closed up my office and started to work from home, I discovered a whole world operating outside my gate that I rarely came across otherwise. There are the monthly cries by the old knife sharpener and his foot-powered whetting stone, the sounds every June […]

International Analysis: Potential Traps on the Path to U.S.–Cuba Normalization

Op-Ed by Mark Entwistle — The Mark News — On December 17, 2014, presidents Barack Obama and Raúl Castro made history by each taking a bold and politically brave step: They agreed to begin the process of normalizing relations between their two countries. American and Cuban negotiators met secretly on […]