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Chiclayo Fire Kills Seven

Chiclayo Fire Kills Seven

Seven people died on Monday, including two children, when a fire broke out in an apartment building in the north coast city of Chiclayo. The fire started on the roof, which was being used as storage for foam to make mattresses. The residential building also housed a mattress workshop on […]

Majority of Workers Still Employed in the Informal Sector

Although informality in Peru’s labor market has declined since 2005,  a majority of workers in the Andean nation are still employed in unregulated jobs, business business daily Gestion reports. According to the Labor Ministry, 56 percent of Peru’s workforce is in the informal sector, meaning that employers don’t provide any […]