Thursday, February 11 2016
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Prevention and control actions taken by Peru to eliminate Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, carriers of Zika, have delayed the entry of the disease in the country, whose territory has been declared free of native cases according to a map recently released by the World Health Organization (WHO), Peru’s Health Minister Anibal Velasquez informed.


Economy & Trade


Exported goods up by 7.8% last Dec


[Op-Ed] The Trans-Pacific pact


Mining & Energy

Peru is likely to surpass China as the world's second-largest copper producer after the South American country's biggest new mine, Las Bambas, began shipments last month, BMI Research said.


Glencore unlocks $500mln via gold and silver stream sale



Thanks to efforts ​undertaken by the State and its greater presence nationwide, 99% of Peruvian citizens hold a National Identity Document (DNI), the National Registry for Identification and Civil Status (Reniec) revealed.



Peruvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has exempted citizens of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Romania —European Union members— Iceland, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Norway —Schengen area countries— from the temporary visa requirement.



Renowned Peruvian chef Gaston Acurio will embark on a journey to conquer Paris with Manko —an extravagant cabaret-restaurant aimed at reviving Paris nights with music-hall magic and Peruvian gastronomy.


NYT: Llama Inn Lights the Way to Peru by Way of Williamsburg


Q'upa: Palmiro Ocampo's culinary recycling project (PHOTOS)



Over US$1.7 million were spent by Ecuadorian tourists, who arrived in Peru's Northern Tumbes city during Ecuador's Carnival holidays, Tumbes Region Governor Ricardo Flores projected.


Miraflores: This is how the Huaca Pucllana looks at night



Skier Natalia Cuglievan was crowned winner at a gala night at Peru’s Grand National Theater after she received the Silver Hummingbird award, the highest athletic distinction awarded by the Peruvian State.


Werder Bremen's Claudio Pizarro targets 2018 World Cup with Peru



When Andrés Ruzo was just a small boy, his grandfather in Peru told him a story with an odd detail: There is a river, deep in the Amazon, that boils. 12 years later, at a family dinner, Ruzo — now a geoscientist — heard his aunt mention that she herself had visited this strange river. So he resolved to find it — and find out what’s going on — and headed to the jungle.