Post Tagged with: "Alan García"

What citizens don’t want: A ministry without environment

By Anna Zucchetti. Biologist Translated and reprinted from the opinion page of El Comercio I don’t know if President Garcia would agree with me about the strategic importance of the soon-to-be-born Ministry of the Environment. I don’t know if we would agree on the structure or about its jurisdiction. But […]

Garcia describes bright future for Peruvians with investment grade rating

President Alan Garcia enthusiastically told Peruvians on Thursday that the nation’s promotion in its foreign currency debt to investment grade by Fitch Ratings will soon translate to more jobs, better salaries and lower interest rates. “What is the concrete effect of this rating? That all the world’s banks, the financial […]

García meets Japanese counterpart to strengthen ties; Japan pledges $300 million in aid

President Alan García and his Japanese counterpart, Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda, signed a joint declaration Monday on environmental and climate change issues during the first official meeting between leaders of the two nations in nine years. According to Agencia Andina, Peru and Japan will collaborate in reducing green house gas […]

President García urges diplomatic solution to Colombia’s standoff with Ecuador and Venezuela

Following meetings with his Ecuadorean counterpart, President Alan García said today that Colombia did indeed violate Ecuador’s sovereignty when its military killed 21 members of Colombia’s largest rebel group, including a senior commander, during a raid Saturday on a guerrilla encampment in Ecuador’s northern jungle. Garcia said Colombian President Alvaro […]