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  • Monday, June 5th 2023 - 13:10 UTC

    Peru: State of emergency in Puno extended

    The armed forces have the task of protecting critical national assets

    Peru's government has extended the state of emergency in the Puno region for 60 days, thus allowing the Joint Command of the Armed Forces to retain the Unified Command of the Armed Forces and the National Police amid anti-government protests.

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  • Wednesday, May 31st 2023 - 10:50 UTC

    South American Presidents sign Brasilia Consensus

    Argentina's Alberto Fernández insisted that if “disagreements are strengthened, everything breaks down.”

    After the Summit of South American leaders in Brasilia, the 11 attending presidents reached a consensus on cooperation and integration in the region.

  • Friday, May 19th 2023 - 10:20 UTC

    Construction of Chinese multipurpose mega port in Peru runs into trouble

    COSCO is building a 1.8 km tunnel under a residential neighborhood in the city of Chancay to connect the port with a highway

    Peru's Prosecution Office has launched an investigation into China’s COSCO Shipping Ports Ltd after a landslide at one of the company’s tunnel construction sites at the major mega-port of Chancay in the country. The incident, which took place in the coastal province of Huaral, damaged at least four houses near the tunnel and forced the company to suspend construction.

  • Monday, May 8th 2023 - 10:45 UTC

    At least 27 miners killed in Peruvian mine fire

    There were people working at a depth of 80 meters when the short circuit took place

    At least 27 miners were killed Saturday in a mine fire in Arequipa, Peruvian authorities confirmed.

  • Saturday, May 6th 2023 - 10:51 UTC

    Peruvian Congress shelves case against Boluarte

    Forty-nine people have been killed by law enforcement officers since Boluarte took office on Dec. 7

    Despite this week's report by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemning the killings of demonstrators, Peru's one-house Congress Friday decided to shelve the case against President Dina Boluarte and several cabinet members, it was reported in Lima.

  • Friday, May 5th 2023 - 11:15 UTC

    IACHR speaks of extrajudicial executions and a massacre in Peru

    President Dina Boluarte insisted on denying any responsibility for the deaths of the demonstrators

    The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) filed a report this week mentioning extrajudicial executions in Peru and using the word “massacre” in reference to police repression against demonstrators following the impeachment of then-President Pedro Castillo Terrones on Dec. 7.

  • Monday, May 1st 2023 - 09:59 UTC

    Venezuela wants to rescue migrants stranded in border between Chile and Peru

    The presence of these migrants on the border has generated a diplomatic crisis between Chile and Peru.<br />
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    Venezuela's Foreign Ministry started talks with its Chilean and Peruvian counterparts to coordinate flights whereby migrants stranded on the border between these two countries can be flown back to Caracas, it was reported.

  • Saturday, April 29th 2023 - 10:59 UTC

    Peru sends troops to Chilean border

    The Armed Forces have been empowered to support the PNP and “preserve internal order,” Chávez explained

    The Peruvian Government of President Dina Boluarte Friday sent troops to the southern region of Tacna, bordering Chile, to support the National Police (PNP) handle the migrant crisis, Defense Minister Jorge Chávez announced.

  • Saturday, April 29th 2023 - 10:33 UTC

    Fitch highlights Peru's performance

    Peru can improve its credit rating in the coming years if levels of growth higher than those projected by Fitch are achieved

    Peru's macroeconomic strength proved decisive for the international agency Fitch Ratings to grade the South American country with a BBB quotation thanks also to its moderate public debt, strong external liquidity, and its fiscal discipline, it was reported.

  • Friday, April 28th 2023 - 11:43 UTC

    Venezuelan migrant crisis sparks diplomatic clash between Chile and Peru

    Otárola urged Boric to “solve their problems and not to throw them to another country”

    Peru's Foreign Ministry Thursday Chilean ambassador Óscar Fuentes as thousands of Venezuelan migrants are trying to cross into the country from the southern border to “protest for the lack of collaboration shown by the Chilean police authorities, which has generated the events that occurred today” when a group tried to force their way into the country and circumvent the police checkpoints.