Friday, July 22, 2016

What you need to know about Kuczynski administration cabinet members

Peru’s President-elect Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has announced the 19 state ministers that make up his Cabinet, set to take office July 28.

 

ECONOMY

Peru Head of State submitted TPP Agreement to Congress

Peru's President Ollanta Humala agreed to deliver the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement to Congress for corresponding debate, Prime Minister Pedro Cateriano announced.

 

GASTRONOMY

Peruvian chefs to cook for Barack Obama

Six Peruvian chefs will have the mission to delight the palate of US President, Barack Obama, during the second annual White House Gastronomy Festival.

 

Peru makes file to include its food on Unesco’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list

 

TOURISM

Peru invests over US$24 million to build Kuelap cable-car system

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism (Mincetur) has invested S/. 81 million (about US$24.5 million) in the construction of the Kuelap cable-car system and enhancement of this archaeological site —located in Luya province, Amazonas region.

 

It was a bad week for upscale riverboats operating in the Peruvian Amazon region

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Peruvians to join in EducationUSA Academy

Three high-performing Peruvian students were awarded scholarships to participate in the EducationUSA Academy at Washington University in Saint Louis, U.S.