Thursday, September 15, 2016

Peru’s President Sees Chinese Interest in Refining Investments

Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on Tuesday said Chinese companies were interested in investing in refineries and smelters in the Andean nation, which could increase exports and create new jobs.

 

Peru to apply Brazilian experience for Lima 2019 Pan Am Games

 

ECONOMY

Peru to work with companies on environmental efforts: Minister

Peru's new environment minister said on Wednesday the government of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski would focus on preventing pollution rather than fining companies after the fact, part of a more collaborative stance she described for the private sector.

 

Peru to promote local currency bonds in U.S. and Europe next week

     

    GASTRONOMY

    Peruvian Regional Cooking: A Flavorful Way To Know Peru

    Thanks to its geographical location, Peru has the privilege of having numerous climates and ecological niches where many crops have adapted and developed. With these natural ingredients, regional cooking styles have forged an identity that is full of quality, unique flavors and always respectful of traditions. 

     

    TOURISM

    Lessons from Peru: complexity, interconnectedness, acceptance

    This past May, I spent a little over a month traveling through Peru on a study-abroad trip with the University of Minnesota as part of a cultural and environmental field study program. I thought I was prepared emotionally, mentally and physically, but the complexity of Peruvian history and culture took me by surprise.

     

    Tourism activity in Colca Valley remains unchanged after quake

     

    MISCELLANEOUS

    Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Flórez steals the show at Last Night of the Proms as he delights fans with Inca costume

    As the Last Night of the Proms became the latest Brexit battleground, one man stole the show and the hearts of thousands of viewers. The battle of the flags - in which Union flag-waving Britons outnumbered pro-EU campaigners, and many people waved both simultaneously  - may have raged around him, but Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Flórez was the undoubted star of the Royal Albert Hall.