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Four People Missing in Fire in Downtown Lima

Four People Missing in Fire in Downtown Lima

Four people are still missing, more than 48 hours after a fire raged through a building of sweatshops and industrial warehouses in downtown Lima.  At least 18 people were injured, including two firemen who are now hospitalized. The fire was reported Thursday morning and spread quickly through a three-story building […]

Tunnels Link East Lima Traffic to Eight Districts

Tunnels Link East Lima Traffic to Eight Districts

Two tunnels opened for a trial run yesterday, connecting vehicle traffic between Lima’s most heavily populated district —San Juan de Lurigancho, pop. 1 million — and eight districts to the west. The twin Santa Rosa and San Martin tunnels, inaugurated by Mayor Luis Castañeda on Lima’s 481st anniversary, cut through […]

Former Mayor Castañeda Has Big Lead in Race for Lima Mayor

The former mayor of Lima, Luis Castañeda, continues to have a wide lead over opponents only two weeks before the vote, according to a new poll. A poll published on Monday by Datum said that Castañeda had 57.7 percent support, well-above his next closest rivals. Salvador Heresi, the current mayor […]

by · September 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Lima, Politics

Castañeda Appeals Elections Board Block to Run for Mayor

Lima mayoral candidate Luis Castañeda filed an appeal this week with the National Elections Board, to turn down a ruling that bars him from running in the October elections because he provided false information in his curriculum vitae. The ruling was handed down by the special municipal elections board, on […]

by · September 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Lima, Politics