Monday, August 31 2015
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Peru's trade with members countries of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum has grown at the rate of 13 percent per year since the Andean nation joined the bloc in 1998, a senior adviser to APEC said.

 
 

Economy & Trade

 
 
 
 

Peru cuts 2015, 2016 economic growth forecasts

 
 
 
 

Brookings: Peru 17th in overall financial inclusion efforts

 
 
 

Disaster Prevention

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have approved a US$400 million loan to Peru to undertake rehabilitation works after the effect El Niño weather event might cause in agriculture, houses, and roads.

 
 
 
 

Ministers coordinate actions to mitigate 'El Niño' phenomenon impact

 
 
 
 

Preventive actions to battle El Niño phenomenon

 
 
 

Agriculture

Roasted coffee grains from the central mountains of Peru are exhibited at a street fair in Lima, on Thursday. Producers attempt to recover the sales levels that once made Peru the sixth largest exporter of the grain in the world. Record exports in 2011 reached a value of 1,500 million but plagues of yellow rust, Broca and the effects of climate change severely impacted crops in 2012 and 2013. 

 
 
 
 

Peru exports Hass avocado to Japan for the first time

 
 
 

Education

During the last 15 years, Peru has made progress in education, said Axel Rivas, Argentinean researcher and author of recently published report titled "Latin America after PISA: Learned lessons from education in seven countries (2000-2015)". 

 
 
 
 

'TIC Américas' invites young entrepreneurs to participate

 
 

Archaeology

One of history's greatest engineering feats is one you rarely hear of. It's the Inca Road, parts of which still exist today across much of South America.

 
 
 

Fight Against Drugs

U.S. Ambassador to Peru Brian A. Nichols stressed Peru leads the fight against drug trafficking in Latin America as a result of coca leaf eradication and the interdiction of chemical inputs, among other measures.

 
 
 

Diplomacy

The Business Year talks to HE Ana María Sánchez de Ríos, Minister of Foreign Relations, on enhancing national capacities and social equality at the heart of policy.

 
 
 

In your words

 
 
 

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Sports

 
 

Gastronomy

The Inca Distillery of Ate, Lima, produces Peru’s first, high quality gin.

 
 
 
 

La p'tite France in Surquillo

 
 
 
 

Tourism

From the coast to the jungle there is much to see of Peru. Can you imagine traveling across the nation by foot? That’s what these two adventurers plan to do in September.

 
 
 
 

Google Maps highlights Machu Picchu

 
 
 
 

Provoking Fantasies

 
 
 

Miscellaneous

Peruvians commemorated the life and miracles of Peru's most relevant female saint “Santa Rosa de Lima”.