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History of Peru Series — Part 12: Ayacucho — The Wari

History of Peru Series — Part 12: Ayacucho — The Wari

By Paul Goulder –Special to the Peruvian Times — The author returns to his focus on Peru’s history with this and upcoming chapters.  The previous 11 chapters are listed at the end.  Introduction to Parts 12 to 14 The following three parts (12 to 14) throw the spotlight on Ayacucho and […]

Peru Extends State Of Emergency In Southern Andean Districts

Peru’s government has extended a state of emergency for 60 days in districts in a number of south-central regions due tothe  presence of Shining Path remnants. The state of emergency, which suspends a number of civil liberties, was extended in districts in Ayacucho, northern Cusco, Huancavelica and Junin, daily Peru. […]

One Soldier Killed In Attack On Military Base In VRAE

An attack on a military base in Peru’s Apurimac and Ene river valley, one of the world’s biggest coca-growing areas known as the VRAE, has left one soldier dead, daily El Comercio said. Soldier Mayer Rios Pipa was killed early Wednesday during an attack on the Canayre military base in […]

Peru Plans To Step Up Security, Inclusion In Coca Growing Region

Peru Plans To Step Up Security, Inclusion In Coca Growing Region

Peru’s government plans to invest in building a number of facilities for state-security forces in its top coca growing region in an effort to beat back a surging cocaine trade, state news agency Andina says. Interior Minister Wilver Calle has announced that the government is to build or improve infrastructure at […]