Archive for October, 2015

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Economics and Peru’s History

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Economics and Peru’s History

By Paul Goulder ✐ Special to Peruvian Times ☄ At the end of the fifteenth century, the fact was that the Americas including the Caribbean were delivered into the lap of the West Europeans and not into that of the East Asians. And ever since then, the per capita output of most […]

by · October 31, 2015 · 2 comments · Economy
Drug Trafficking Analyst Briefly Detained

Drug Trafficking Analyst Briefly Detained

Sociologist Jaime Antezana, a recognized analyst of terrorism and drug trafficking, was released this week after two days in police custody, related to a libel complaint filed against him two years ago. Antezana is being sued by the former governor of Huanuco, Luis Picon, after Antezana told Caretas magazine in […]

The Berlin Wall 1989, Peru Elections 2016

By Nicholas Asheshov ✐ Deutsche Bank, DB, Germany’s flagship financial institution, has announced that for the past quarter it has lost $7 billion and for the first time in half a century it will not pay the dividend on which tens of thousands of German families rely.  A big part of […]

Cultural Law Repealed: Cusco 1, Peru 0

Cultural Law Repealed: Cusco 1, Peru 0

Cusco went back to work Friday, following the repeal in Congress of Law 1198 that was to open doors to private investment and support in developing Peru’s huge untapped historical and archaeological resources. In the 48-hour strike that had some 14,000 tourists stuck in different parts of Cusco since Wednesday, […]