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Peru’s García meets with Chinese Vice-President Liu Yunshan

Peru President Alan García, who has repeatedly said that Peru is “a victim of international communism,” met Monday with Chinese Vice-President and the head of the Communist Party’s Propaganda Department, Liu Yunshan. “President García was very sincere and friendly,” said Liu, one of 24 members of the Politburo, the most […]

by · July 9, 2009 · 0 comments · Business, Commerce, Lima, Politics

Human Rights Watch: Peru radio closure could undermine press freedom

The Peruvian government’s decision this month to revoke the broadcast license of a local radio station “could have a chilling effect on community broadcasting in Peru,” reported Human Rights Watch on Wednesday. “The timing and circumstances of the revocation suggest that it may have been an act of censorship, or […]

by · June 28, 2009 · 0 comments · Law & Justice, Lima, Media, Politics, Provinces

Peru Government adopts conciliatory tone after Amazon clashes

In a conciliatory move, after two months of telling indigenous communities that the government would not review legislation aimed to open up the Peruvian Amazon to more foreign investment, Peru’s Premier Yehude Simon asked Congress to repeal the controversial decrees by June 18. “I understand that the members of Congress are […]

Minister of Women’s Affairs resigns following violent clashes in Peru’s Amazon

The Minister of Women’s Affairs and Social Development, Carmen Vildoso, resigned from the Cabinet of Peru’s President Alan García late Monday evening, following violent clashes between police and indigenous protesters in Peru’s northern Amazon that left dozens of police and civilians dead.