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Peru arrests more than 50 in anti-drug bust at Colombian border

LIMA (Reuters) - Peru arrested more than 50 people on Monday, the majority Colombian, as part of an operation against drug trafficking in a jungle border province where dissident former Marxist FARC rebels have reportedly taken refuge.

REUTERS - 2018-07-17 01:55:03

UPDATE 1-Plateau Energy Metals Peru unit finds large lithium resources

Ulises Solis, general manager of the unit, told a news conference that it was unclear how much of the lithium resources would eventually end up being classified as economically viable reserves.

REUTERS - 2018-07-16 20:22:38

Mayor Turner, Partnership lead trade mission to Peru, Chile and Argentina to grow business, cultural tiesDelegation to focus on energy, resiliency, logistics and tourism | Markets Insider

HOUSTON, July 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Greater Houston Partnership will lead a trade and investment mission to Peru, Chile and Argentina from July 14 to July 20. The mission will focus on promoting Houston's advantages for investment and trade and enhancing key gov

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-07-16 12:29:00

Why Peru is your next foodie destination

It's hard to get a bad meal in Lima, the Peruvian capital — even late-night eateries serve fresh, flavoursome food. At Cafe Cafe in Miraflores I order a pisco sour and trio limone, which sounds like a light (and unexciting) snack. A huge plate arrives heaped with zingy ceviche, tender strips of batt

STANDARD.CO.UK - 2018-07-16 11:58:00

Peru's president fires justice minister as new scandal spreads

LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra fired his justice minister on Friday after local media released an audio of a secretly-recorded phone conversation between the minister and a judge under investigation for influence peddling. FILE PHOTO: Peru's President Martin Vizcarra and new Ju


Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.10%

Investing.com – Peru equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in theNon-Metal Minerals,IndustrialsandServicessectors propelled shares higher.


Peru's central bank leaves key rate unchanged at 2.75 pct as expected

LIMA, July 12 (Reuters) - Peru’s central bank kept the benchmark interest rate at 2.75 percent for the fifth month in a row on Thursday as widely expected, citing recovering inflation and a positive outlook for economic growth.


Peru Keeps 2.75% Rate to Bolster Copper-Fueled Economic Rebound

Peru kept borrowing costs at their lowest level in almost eight years to maintain stimulus to an economy undergoing an a broad recovery fueled by a rebound in mining investment.The central bank board, led by bank President Julio Velarde, maintained the benchmark lending rate at 2.75 percent Thursday


Daughter of woman who may be stripped of American citizenship fears what will happen if she is sent back to Peru

The daughter of a naturalized American citizen fears for what will happen to her mother if she is stripped of her citizenship and sent back to Peru. The United States government is reportedly aiming to revoke the citizenship of a 63-year-old Norma Borgono due to prior offenses.Borgono's daughter, Ur


Home to Quinoa and Acai Berries, Peru Has a New Superfood

The nutrition-packed lucuma fruit is tough to transport out of its native land. But it’s still finding a way onto restaurant menus, grocery stores, even the shelves at Walmart.


Peru will likely create Pacific Ocean reserve in early 2019:...

FILE PHOTO: Peru's President Martin Vizcarra speaks to foreign media during a news conference at the Government Palace in Lima, Peru June 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo


Peru Expects to Create Pacific Ocean Reserve in Early 2019

The reserve would span more than 400 square miles (1,040 square km) and overlap with four offshore oil blocks, according to a government document on the proposal.


Dine Brands International Continues Global Expansion, Entering South America With Deal To Bring IHOP® Restaurants To Peru

GLENDALE, Calif. andLIMA, Peru,July 9, 2018/PRNewswire/ -- Dine Brands International announced that it will bring the world-famous IHOP restaurant brand toSouth Americafor the first time through an agreement with new franchisee Percapitals S.A.C. to open 25 restaurants inPeruin the next ten years."


UPDATE 1-Peru's central bank keeps benchmark rate at 2.75 pct as...

LIMA, July 12 (Reuters) - Peru’s central bank kept the benchmark interest rate at 2.75 percent for the fifth consecutive month on Thursday as expected, citing recovering inflation and signs of more dynamic economic activity despite risks to global growth caused by trade tensions.


Peru’s National Identity Was Bound Up With Conflict and Corruption for Decades — Then it Qualified for the World Cup.

Peru’s National Identity Was Bound Up With Conflict and Corruption for Decades — Then it Qualified for the World Cup.On our podcast, how a country scores two goals in the soccer tournament and finds redemption.July 6, 2018, 5:26 PMPeruvian players huddle prior before the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia g


Archaeologists in Peru uncover Incan burial site in desert valley - Firstpost

TUCUME, Peru (Reuters) - Archaeologists in Peru have uncovered an extensive Incan burial site inside an adobe pyramid in a coastal desert valley far from the Andean heart of the empire.Two dozen cave-like tombs with human remains and pottery from the Incan culture have been unearthed so far at the T


Odebrecht probe hits hurdle in Peru as company demands guarantees: sources

LIMA (Reuters) - A far-reaching investigation into bribes paid by Odebrecht in Peru has hit a rough patch as the Brazilian builder is pressing local prosecutors to close a plea deal that would give it broader legal guarantees, two sources in Peru's attorney general's office said on Wednesday. FILE


Peru City at Risk For Dangerous Outburst Flooding Triggered by Glacier Ice Falls | The Weather Channel

Officials are constantly monitoring glaciers near Huaraz, Peru, as they continue to melt.Tens of thousands are at risk, officials say.A 2014 study noted that up to 39 billion gallons of water could be displaced into the city that is home to about 150,000 people.


Peru inflation up 0.33 pct in June; reaches annual target

LIMA, July 1 (Reuters) - Peru’s consumer price index rose 0.33 percent in June from a month earlier as prices for food, transportation and communications all increased, state statistics agency Inei said on Sunday.


Argentina drops Higuain, France reverts to team that beat Peru

Soccer Football - World Cup - Round of 16 - France vs Argentina - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 30, 2018 Fans display a banner of Argentina's Lionel Messi in the stadium before the match REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins