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Chilean lawmakers put the brakes on free trade talks with Peru

Chile’s Congress has rescinded the fast-track status of a Senate bill seeking free trade negotiations with Peru, citing Peru’s decision to file suite in the International Court of Justice in The Hague to settle the maritime border dispute between the two nations. Peru’s Foreign Minister José Antonio Garcia Belaunde told […]

by · January 24, 2008 · Comments are Disabled · Andean Region, Business

Peru president proposes creation of Environment Ministry

Peru President Alan García has proposed the creation of an Environment Ministry to meet the environmental provisions included in the free trade agreement with the United States. During the ceremony of four new cabinet ministers yesterday, García said “the free trade agreement has brought a fundamental call to attention, that […]

by · December 21, 2007 · Comments are Disabled · Environment, Politics

Global warming impact: Peru’s Pastoruri glacier recedes into two patches of ice

In just the past six months, Peru’s Pastoruri glacier in the Cordillera Blanca mountains has receded into two quickly vanishing patches of ice. The Cordillera Blanca mountain range — the largest and highest tropical glacier chain in the world — contained 723 square kilometers of glacial ice 1970, diminished in […]

by · December 20, 2007 · Comments are Disabled · Environment

New ministers sworn in by Peru president

Four new ministers were sworn in today by Peru President Alan García in a Cabinet shuffle intended to inject new energy into the government, incorporate independents, and begin moving ahead on some of the reforms and promises offered during the presidential campaign 18 months ago. Jorge del Castillo remains as […]

by · December 20, 2007 · Comments are Disabled · Politics