Archive for April, 2016

New Dry Forest Conservation Area in Piura

New Dry Forest Conservation Area in Piura

Some 200 hectares of dry forest on the north coast have been established as a private conservation area, owned by a peasant farming community in Piura. The Ministry of Environment granted the status this week to the community of Cesar Vallejo de Palo Blanco, located in the Chulucanas district, an […]

Will Clinton Blaze Her Own Trail

Will Clinton Blaze Her Own Trail

By Dr. Larry P. Goodson* — The Mark News — A former first lady, senator, and secretary of state, Clinton is easily the most experienced candidate on foreign policy. Also, as Obama’s first secretary of state, Clinton has positioned herself as continuing what she sees as his foreign policy successes, for […]

PPK secures position in presidential runoff against Fujimori

PPK secures position in presidential runoff against Fujimori

But will Peru’s progressive left follow his lead? By Paula Dupraz-Dobias ✐ Special to Peruvian Times ☄ LIMA, PERU — Statistically, centrist presidential candidate Pedro Pablo Kuczynski was all but confirmed to advance to a second round of voting in June against front-runner Keiko Fujimori. It was taken in most quarters as a foregone conclusion on […]

Keiko Fujimori heads to June presidential runoff

Keiko Fujimori heads to June presidential runoff

Early results suggest Pedro Pablo Kuczynski will edge out Veronika Mendoza to advance to second round. By Paula Dupraz-Dobias ✐ Special to Peruvian Times ☄ LIMA, PERU — Partial official results Sunday night indicate that Peruvians will return to ballots in June to choose between Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of the jailed former President Alberto Fujimori, […]