Archive for March, 2015

Peru Cuts Forecast for Economic Growth

Peru Cuts Forecast for Economic Growth

Peru’s Finance Ministry reduced its forecast for economic growth this year, but warned that further cuts could come unless there is a recovery in private investment. Finance Minister Alonso Segura said that Peru’s gross domestic product will likely expand 4.2% in 2015, down from the most recent forecast of 4.8%, […]

International Analysis: Obama Vs. Bush: Public Protection and Perception

Op-Ed by John Deutch — The Mark News — Public opinion in the United States is divided about the performance of the Central Intelligence Agency (C.I.A.) and the National Security Agency (N.S.A.) during the Bush and Obama presidencies. The revelation of intelligence “failures” such as lack of warning of the […]

Germany’s President visits Memory Museum in Peru

Germany’s President visits Memory Museum in Peru

The President of Germany, Joachim Gauck, arrived in Lima Thursday evening from Berlin, on an official visit focused on the inauguration of a special photographic exhibition at the new Lugar de la Memoria, or Memory Museum. His visit will begin Friday with a meeting with President Ollanta Humala, followed on […]

Mayor Gunned Down in Southern Andes

Mayor Gunned Down in Southern Andes

The mayor of a small town in Peru’s southern Andes was gunned down over political differences, officials said, rejecting earlier claims that he was killed during a robbery. On Wednesday, the mayor of Mara, Alberto Roque Cconislla, 35, was shot in the chest while in his vehicle. The village is within Apurimac region’s […]