Fight Against Drugs
Peru's State-run Special Project for the Special Project for Control and Reduction of Illegal Crops in Alto Huallaga (CORAH) eradicated 927.97 hectares (ha) of coca plantations in Huanuco and Ucayali regions between April 7 and 24.
IDB: Peru social security reform to play key role in public policy
Mining & Energy
Drama continues in the global copper sector this week. With key LatAm producer Southern Copper seeing workers end a strike at the Toquepala mine in Peru — but Freeport McMoRan announcing it may suspend expansion plans at its Grasberg, Indonesia mega-mine over regulatory uncertainty.
Peru's Production Minister Bruno Giuffra on Wednesday highlighted Super Foods Peru brand —which he currently promotes in Europe— serves as a badge of quality for the country's export offer.
Peruvian Council of Ministers on Wednesday adopted an electoral reform bill to prevent corrupt candidates from being elected at polls, and to avoid use of illicit money in election campaigns.
Research in Tibet and Peru has identified glaciers and glacial lakes that could cause catastrophic avalanches and floods.
Peru, Europe researchers resume study of Cusco active faults
In the last century, 94% of the world’s seed varieties have disappeared. Family farmsteads have given way to mechanized agribusinesses to sow genetically identical crops on a massive scale.
At least 30,000 tourists are expected to arrive in southern Tacna region to attend Peru, Mucho Gusto 2017 gastronomic fair taking place on Labor Day holidays (April 29-May 1).
A remarkable video shot and edited by Sebastian Klinger showcases Peru's incredible diversity.
This Lost Ancient City in Peru Is Even More Amazing Than Machu Picchu
My surfing instructor, Johnny Linares, was sizing up my form as one might look at an underwhelming used car on the dealer lot. “O.K.,” he said. “It’s not bad. But you have to push up faster and get on your feet. Get on your feet, my friend!”
Ecuadoran Journalist Seeking Asylum in Peru, Still Sees Mission in Writing