Post Tagged with: "Arequipa"

Authorities Hand Out Masks, Glasses as Ubinas Volcano Rumbles

Authorities Hand Out Masks, Glasses as Ubinas Volcano Rumbles

Authorities in southern Peru handed out masks and protective glasses on Monday after a pickup in activity at the Ubinas Volcano, near Arequipa. Civil Defense provided the safety equipment to residents in Querapi and Ubinas, in the province of General Sanchez Cerro, to protect them against ash from the volcano, […]

Peru Authorities Reviewing Damage Caused by 7.0 Quake

Peru Authorities Reviewing Damage Caused by 7.0 Quake

Peru’s Premier Juan Jimenez and several cabinet ministers travelled to Arequipa early today, to review damages in the southern region following a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on Wednesday. Early reports were of rockslides on the Panamerican Highway, and several schools, health centers and homes damaged in the province of Caraveli and […]

Peru’s Mining Convention Opens in Arequipa

Peru’s Mining Convention Opens in Arequipa

Some 75,000 mining engineers, investors and developers from 48 countries are meeting in Arequipa this week for the 31st Perumin mining convention, the country’s leading investment event and one of the most important mining events in the world. On Monday, Premier Juan Jimenez inaugurated the convention and the Extemin show, […]

Government Declares State of Emergency in Nine Districts Affected by Ubinas Volcano

Peru’s government declared Thursday a state of emergency in nine districts in southern Peru affected by recent activity by the Ubinas volcano, daily Peru.21 reported. The nine districts include Ubinas, Matalaque, Chojata, Omate, Coalaque, Ichuna, Lloque and Yunga in the Moquegua region, and the San Juan de Tarucani district in […]