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Montevideo, October 22nd 2017 - 06:22 UTC

Tag: Peru

  • Thursday, October 12th 2017 - 11:30 UTC

    Peru and Colombia players deny any agreement during Tuesday night's qualifier

    With the score at 1-1, Colombia were set to qualify automatically for the finals in Russia while Peru were heading for a play-off against New Zealand.

    Peru's Renato Tapia admitted discussing World Cup qualification with Colombia captain Radamel Falcao during their match on Tuesday night but denied making a pact. Falcao, who plays his club football for French Ligue 1 side Monaco, was seen in discussion with Peruvian players with his hand covering his mouth towards the end of the 1-1 draw in Lima.

  • Saturday, October 7th 2017 - 10:03 UTC

    Reminiscences of the Falklands' war triggered by the Argentina/Peru Russia 2018 qualifier

    Peru provided the Galtieri regime with ten Mirage fighters with the Argentine colors

    The building up to the South American qualifier for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, between Argentina and Peru, which was played in Buenos Aires on Thursday evening, resurfaced the strong political and military alliance of the two countries, particularly referred to recent events such as the Falklands war in 1982.

  • Wednesday, September 20th 2017 - 01:46 UTC

    Peru appoints more conservative cabinet following a no confidence vote

    President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski made Vice President Mercedes Araoz

    Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski made Vice President Mercedes Araoz his new prime minister in a Cabinet shuffle on Sunday that won praise from the opposition - a sign his year-old government will likely avoid a fresh standoff with Congress. Kuczynski also swore in Deputy Economy Minister Claudia Cooper as his new finance minister and replaced his justice, education, health and housing ministers.

  • Friday, August 25th 2017 - 12:05 UTC

    Falklands' war Peruvian air force Mirage on exhibition in Cordoba

    One of the ten Peruvian Mirage exhibited at the Velez Sarfield Plaza in downtown Cordoba

    One of the ten fighter bombers donated by Peru to Argentina during the 1982 South Atlantic conflict is being exhibited in the Velez Sarsfield Plaza, at the heart of Cordoba City, as part of the 105 anniversary celebrations of the Argentine Air Force.

  • Tuesday, August 8th 2017 - 07:49 UTC

    Latin American foreign ministers will address Venezuelan situation in Peru

    The foreign ministers will assess recent events in Venezuela in the aftermath of the election and inauguration of the National Constituent Assembly, said Ricardo Luna

    Latin American foreign ministers are scheduled to hold an extraordinary meeting this Tuesday in Lima to address the current state of affairs in Venezuela, Peruvian foreign minister Ricardo Luna announced.

  • Friday, July 21st 2017 - 09:10 UTC

    OAS summit in Peru will address democratic governance and corruption

    Peru's delegate Ana Rosa Valdivieso, appreciated the support from OAS for the organization of the Summit and the relevance of the topic chosen by her country.

    The Organization of American States (OAS) and the Government of Peru signed the agreement on preparations for the Eighth Summit of the Americas, which will bring together all heads of state and government of the Hemisphere in April 2018, in Lima.

  • Wednesday, July 12th 2017 - 20:25 UTC

    Prosecutor is seeking jail for ex Peruvian president and wife charged with Odebrecht bribe

    Prosecutor German Juarez said he had evidence that would prove in court that the couple took illegally obtained money from construction company Odebrecht

    A prosecutor in Peru is seeking up to 18 months in jail for former president Ollanta Humala and his wife Nadine Heredia to keep them from fleeing the country while money laundering charges are prepared against them, according to a request made public on Tuesday.

  • Friday, March 17th 2017 - 06:39 UTC

    Torrential rains and mudslides ravage Peru: thousands left homeless

    Evangelina Chamorro emerged near a bridge, lifting herself from a current of wooden planks and walking toward the shore covered head to toe in mud.

    Muddy water spilled onto streets and into homes on Thursday in a new round of unusually heavy rains that has killed at least a eighteen people in Peru and now threatens flooding in the capital Lima. The intense rains and mudslides over the past three days have wrought havoc around the Andean nation and caught residents in Lima, a desert city of 10 million where it almost never rains, by surprise.

  • Thursday, March 9th 2017 - 14:09 UTC

    Peruvian 2017 toothfish quota established at 160 tons

    Fishing for Patagonian toothfish must end when the quota is reached or, failing that, it must not exceed December 31, 2017.

    Peruvian Ministry of Production (PRODUCE) has set the maximum allowable catch quota for Patagonian toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides) at 160 tons for 2017. According to the Ministerial Resolution No. 097-2017-PRODUCE, published on Friday in the official newspaper El Peruano, states the quota may be modified according to biological and/or environmental conditions, following a report from the Instituto Mar del Peru (IMARPE).

  • Wednesday, March 1st 2017 - 20:58 UTC

    Latin American prosecutors will jointly investigate Odebrecht bribery case

    As part of the ongoing investigation, an arrest warrant was recently issued for former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo, who is now a fugitive from justice

    A multilateral group of officials will jointly investigate the extent of corruption stemming from the Odebrecht bribery case. Following a meeting on February 16, executives from the public prosecution offices of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Portugal and Venezuela agreed to work together to fully investigate bribes alleged to have been paid to high-ranking officials across Latin America and beyond.