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Fugitive Businessman Arrested in Bolivia

Fugitive Businessman Arrested in Bolivia

Bolivian officials have arrested a Peruvian businessman with close ties to President Ollanta Humala and his governing Nationalist Party, according to news reports. Martin Belaunde Lossio, a former adviser to Humala and a go-to for many private business and government officials , was detained just outside Bolivia’s capital of La Paz, […]

Humala Goes to Moscow, Speaks at APEC in Beijing

Humala Goes to Moscow, Speaks at APEC in Beijing

President Ollanta Humala was in Moscow late last week, where he met on Friday with Russian President Vladimir Putin. It was the first time a Peruvian president has visited Russia in 45 years of diplomatic relations, daily Peru.21 reported. “This is a very important moment in the friendly and brotherly […]

Central Bank President Backtracks on His Pay Raise

Central Bank President Backtracks on His Pay Raise

Peru’s Central Reserve Bank President, Julio Velarde, backtracked on his pay raise on Wednesday, following criticism from President Ollanta Humala. President Humala criticized the head of Peru’s Central Bank over the wage increase, a move that sources in the monetary authority reportedly said could hurt the perception of its independence. Humala […]

Peru, Chile Trade Barbs Over Ownership of Sliver of Land

Peru, Chile Trade Barbs Over Ownership of Sliver of Land

Peru and Chile continue to trade barbs over ownership of a sliver of land that has been under dispute since earlier this year when an international court set a new maritime border. On Saturday, former Chilean President Sebastian Piñera said that 3.7 hectares of land is Chilean. “There are different […]