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Peru's economy - The Economist (blog)


The Economist (blog)

Peru's economy
The Economist (blog)
FOR a long time, the job of being Peru's finance minister involved taking plaudits. Thanks largely to commodities exports, the country has been Latin America's stand-out economic performer. Growth has averaged 6.4% annually over the past decade. Alonso ...
Major infrastructure projects to boost investment in PeruAndina - Agencia Peruana de Noticias

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Experts Follow Sole Survivor To Deserted Massacre Site In Peru's Andes - Huffington Post


Experts Follow Sole Survivor To Deserted Massacre Site In Peru's Andes
Huffington Post
PACCHA, Peru (AP) — This remote hamlet on fertile Andean slopes beside the Apurimac river has been a ghost town for three decades, inhabited only by the buried bodies of villagers slain by security forces who considered them rebel sympathizers.

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Peru runs to 48-2 victory over AuSable Valley - DenPubs


Peru runs to 48-2 victory over AuSable Valley
DenPubs
Although there were a large number of points scored by Peru, there were multiple players for AuSable Valley that were active on defense. Kenny Rivers had six tackles and Jamie Coolidge had five tackles and two sacks, one of which resulted in the safety ...
Peru's Sawyer runs past AuSable Valley in CVAC footballPlattsburgh Press Republican

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Illegal loggers blamed for murder of Peru forest campaigner - The Guardian


The Guardian

Illegal loggers blamed for murder of Peru forest campaigner
The Guardian
Authorities in Peru have confirmed that Chota, the leader of Alto Tamaya-Saweto, a community in Peru's Amazon Ucayali region, fought for his people's right to gain titles to their land and expel illegal loggers who raided their forests on the Brazilian ...
Opponent of Peru illegal logging murderedAljazeera.com
Peru Investigates the Killing of an Environmental AdvocateNew York Times
Critic of illegal logging in Peru slainAl Jazeera America
Mongabay.com -Thomson Reuters Foundation
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Peru Names Alonso Segura as Finance Minister - Wall Street Journal


Reuters

Peru Names Alonso Segura as Finance Minister
Wall Street Journal
LIMA, Peru—Well-known economist Alonso Segura became Peru's finance minister on Sunday, following the resignation of Luis Miguel Castilla. Economists and politicians said the change won't bring about changes in Peru's orthodox economic policies.
Peru's Humala abruptly replaces his finance minister with key adviserReuters
Humala Names Segura Peru Finance Minister as Economy SlowsBloomberg
IN BRIEF: Peru's Humala appoints new finance ministerBusiness News Americas

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Peru Risks Losing Energy Investors to Mexico: Report - Bloomberg


Peru Risks Losing Energy Investors to Mexico: Report
Bloomberg
Peru is at risk of losing energy investors to newly opening markets in Mexico, raising questions about the Andean nation's ability to meet its needs in the coming decade, according to a report. “Peru can no longer rely on its stable political system ...

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South Croydon woman died after being swept away in Peru rafting accident - Croydon Advertiser


Croydon Advertiser

South Croydon woman died after being swept away in Peru rafting accident
Croydon Advertiser
THE friends of a South Croydon woman who drowned in a tragic rafting accident in April said she was swept away in front of their eyes by a swollen river. Elisa Ly, 25, and her friends were thrown into the River Vilcanota in Cusco, Peru, on April 12 as ...

Experts Follow Sole Survivor To Deserted Massacre Site - Huffington Post


Experts Follow Sole Survivor To Deserted Massacre Site
Huffington Post
3, 2014 photo, villagers leading donkeys loaded with the working tools for anthropologists, traverse a mountain pass on a journey to help forensic investigators locate the common graves of those killed in a 1984 massacre in the Paccha village of Peru.

Peru Plans to Abolish Iconic Amazon Indigenous Reserve, NGO Claims - Upside Down World


Upside Down World

Peru Plans to Abolish Iconic Amazon Indigenous Reserve, NGO Claims
Upside Down World
Matsigenka-Nanti woman and child along the River Camisea, Peru. Photo by Javier Plans are afoot to abolish a reserve for vulnerable indigenous peoples in Peru's Amazon in order to exploit massive gas deposits and facilitate Christian evangelization, ...

Peru's Modern Economy Clashes With Its Past - Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Peru's Modern Economy Clashes With Its Past
Wall Street Journal
Archaeologists say such incidents are increasingly plaguing Peru's cultural patrimony, which includes one of the world's great empires, the Incas, and several other notable civilizations. The quick rise of Peru's modern economy, they say, is colliding ...