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  1. News - World - PERU

    Peru’s President Humala swears in fourth prime minister

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 04:30pm by Reuters in Lima

    ... Reuters in Lima Cesar Villanueva takes prime minister post in Peru promising growth through investment Peru’s President Ollanta Humala swore in a widely-praised regional politician as his ... policies that have been in place for years in Peru. “The major lines have been drawn,” Villanueva, 67, said on the state television channel. “Growth is needed, more private investment is needed, ...

  2. News - World - PERU

    Five Peru balloon riders found, 2 missing at sea

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 09:52am by AFP

    ... and immediately rescued by two helicopters and a patrol. They were being treated in hospital. Pedraza sharply criticised balloon owner Globos Peru SAC, accusing it of “grave negligence” for not requiring ...

  3. News - World

    Peru's justice minister says president has denied pardon for former leader Alberto Fujimori

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 02:29am by AP

    ... LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's justice minister says president has denied pardon for former leader Alberto Fujimori. ...

  4. News - World - MINING

    Chinese copper mine halts operations in Peru over pollution claim

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 03:41pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Lima Chinese mine halts operations over pollution claim Chinalco Mining has shut down operations at its Toromocho copper mine in Peru after the country's environmental ... annually when running at full capacity. Peru is the world's second biggest copper producer. Additional reporting by Agence France-Presse   ...

  5. News - World - PERU

    Peru takes dim view of nude tourism at Machu Picchu, the Inca ruins

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 09:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lima Authorities increase surveillance at Machu Picchu, a popular spot for naked travel photos Peru takes dim view of tourism in the nude Peru has increased surveillance at popular archaeological sites to counter a new trend of tourists taking nude photos at the Machu Picchu Inca ruins. Tourists have been posting the naked pictures on blogs, prompting ...

  6. Business - Commodities - ACQUISITIONS

    China Minmetals near US$5b deal to acquire Glencore copper mine in Peru

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 05:12am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Beijing and Eric Ng China Minmetals near US$5b deal for Peru mine A group led by China Minmetals is nearing an agreement to purchase Glencore Xstrata's Las Bambas copper project in Peru for more than US$5 billion, according to people with knowledge of the matter. A deal between Minmetals, China's biggest state-owned metals trader, and Switzerland-based ...

  7. News - World - BORDER DISPUTE

    World Court settles sea dispute between Chile and Peru

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 01:54am by AP

    ... Agencies in The Hague World court settles sea dispute The International Court of Justice in the Hague ruled that Chile and Peru should split sovereignty over an area of sea the size of Sri ... said the court's president Peter Tomka. After that, the new border runs south-west to a point that is 370 milometres equidistant from the cost of the two countries. Peru had claimed ...

  8. News - World - PERU

    Peru's former president Fujimori spared prosecution in sterilisation case

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 01:39pm by Associated Press in Lima

    ... Associated Press in Lima Imprisoned ex-president escapes prosecution over 1990s programme that sterilised hundreds of women under coercion Peruvian prosecutors have decided not to file criminal charges against former president Alberto Fujimori or any of h ...

  9. News - World - DRUG TRAFFICKING

    Michaella Connolly and Melissa Reid jailed in Peru for trafficking cocaine

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 10:29pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lima British and Irish women who tried to smuggle 11kg of drug sentenced to nearly seven years Peru jails pair in US$2m cocaine bust A Peruvian court has sentenced ... of Peru just over 11kg of cocaine with an estimated value of US$2.3 million. The cocaine was found stashed in packages of cereal in their belongings. The young women had initially denied guilt, ...

  10. Business - Money - IPO FOCUS

    Chinalco Mining offers investors exposure to Peru

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... float allows play on Peru The initial public offering of Chinalco Mining Corp International will give investors an opportunity to gain exposure to the highly prospective but also risky business of mining in Peru. Metals mining investors are facing the dilemma of having to pay a premium for assets in more stable nations such as Canada and Australia, compared with "new frontier" ...




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