Thursday, April 28 2016

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Ecuador's President Rafael Correa thanked his Peruvian homologue Ollanta Humala over the significant contribution to his country, expressed through humanitarian aid delivered for people affected by an earthquake weeks ago.​

 

Economy & Trade

IMF: Peru to be the fastest-growing economy among Pacific Alliance member states

 

Agriculture

Growers of the Association of Cocoa Producers from Padre Abad (Acatpa), in the Ucayali region, hope to export 500 tons of cocoa to Italy and Switzerland, resulting in US$3 million of revenues.

Avocado from Cusco arrives in the Netherlands

 

Mining & Energy

Peru’s electric power production totaled 4,462GWh in March, up 8.3% compared to the same month last year, Energy and Mines Ministry (MEM) informed.

Peru silver production up 8.6 pct. in 2015

 

IMF: Peru’s cooper output to double over next two years

 

Diplomacy

Pacific Alliance's Foreign Affairs Deputy Ministers highlighted on Wednesday the benefits from the upcoming Free Trade Agreement that will significantly boost trade integration among: Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.

[Op-Ed] The Pacific Alliance celebrates 5 years, by FA Minister Ana Maria Sanchez

 
 

Gastronomy

In 2015, the ‘World Travel Awards’ dubbed Peru with the title of “World’s leading Culinary destination”. Such was just one of many distinctions our Peruvian cuisine has recently obtained.

British Airways partners with Ceviche founder for new menu

 

President Humala opens 2nd UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism

 
 

Tourism

Before 2016's first half comes to an end, the Inter-American Committee on Tourism (CITUR) will assess the Peruvian proposal aimed to implement the "The Americas Platform for Community Rural Tourism," Peru's Foreign Trade and Tourism Ministry (Mincetur) reported.

Starwood continues aggressive expansion in Latin America with the signing of two leading-edge properties in Lima

Archaeology

Whether we like it or not, almost every aspect of our modern lives is governed and overseen by centralized authorities, but more than 5,000 years ago these ruling structures did not exist. Archeologists now believe they may have found the site where human authoritarianism was born in a remote part of ancient Peru.

Chan Chan equipped with protective covers, new drainage system

 

The new geoglyph at Nazca Lines measures 30 meters long and could be more than 2,000 years old.

Arts

Not too familiar with Peruvian artists? Here’s “a bit of art in Peru,” to get an idea. Who’s your favorite Peruvian artist?

Peru's short-film to premier at Cannes Festival

 

Miscellaneous

A selfless schoolgirl has been praised for her compassion after pictures emerged of her protecting a stray dog from the rain during a heavy downpour in Peru.

Rescued Circus Lions Airlifted to Safety in Africa