Archive for December, 2016

Water Pressure in Lima Cut Back to Save for Non-Rainy Days

Water Pressure in Lima Cut Back to Save for Non-Rainy Days

The Lima water board, Sedapal, began to reduce the pressure of the city’s water supply this week, in an effort to offset the lack rain in the central Andes.  The measure will be applied from 8pm through to 4:30am every day until rains begin to raise the water level in […]

French Loan for Lima’s Rapid Transit System

French Loan for Lima’s Rapid Transit System

The French Development Agency, AFD, has granted a loan of close to €120.5 million ($126 mn) to partially finance the construction of the Lima Metro’s Line 2. Most of Line 2 of the city’s rapid transit project is to run underground, from the eastern district of Ate to the port […]

National Plan Implements Search for Persons Missing in 1980-2000 Conflict

National Plan Implements Search for Persons Missing in 1980-2000 Conflict

A national plan has been approved to implement  the Search for Missing Persons  Law, which was enacted in June this year during President Humala’s administration. The Ministry of Justice and Human Rights published the plan on Dec. 25.   The law, No. 30470, governs the process for gathering information and identifying the  bodies […]

by · December 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Human Rights, Law & Justice
New Education Minister to Continue Policies

New Education Minister to Continue Policies

President Kuczynski swore in his new Education minister, Marilu Martens, on Sunday afternoon at the government palace and vowed that his government’s education reform will continue. “We have to run, there’s no time to lose here,” the President said. Martens, the sixth woman in the Cabinet, has worked for many […]