La subsecretaria de Seguridad Ciudadana, Democracia y Derechos Humanos de Estados Unidos, María Otero llegó a Uruguay para reunirse con autoridades del gobierno y voceros de la sociedad civil como parte de una gira a sudamérica. La representante del gobierno estadounidense convocó a una reunión de prensa en la residencia […]
La gran revuelta entre comerciantes y delicuentes en contra de efectivos policiales ocurrida el 25 y 26 de octubre en...
LIMA, Peru – The children of former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori have filed a formal appeal asking the...
Peru’s cultivation of coca – the raw ingredient for cocaine – has risen for a sixth consecutive year,...
Washington Post: Cocaine production drops by 25 percent in Colombia, Peru and Bolivia lead in making cocaine
WASHINGTON — Production of pure cocaine in Colombia declined by 25 percent in the last year, according to a U.S. government survey of drug production. Drug czar Gil Kerlikowske, director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, said Monday that potential cocaine production in the South American country has […]Read more ›
Political analysts say that a number of left-leaning local politicians and antimining activists who supported Mr. Humala during his campaign last year are unhappy that he has implemented orthodox economic policies. Many protesters are using protection of the environment as a pretext for launching politically-motivated attacks on mainly foreign mining […]Read more ›
CERRO PARANAL, Chile — Chile, Peru, Colombia and Mexico signed an accord Wednesday creating the Pacific Alliance to more deeply integrate their economies, and develop new trade links with the Asia-Pacific region. “From the heights of Paranal, in the most arid desert in the world and under the clearest of […]Read more ›
Gregorio Santos, president of the Cajamarca region, in a speech during a rally Tuesday, called on Peruvians to overthrow the Humala administration for supporting development of the $4.8 billion Minas Conga project, which will be the largest mining investment ever in Peru. “What do we do when the president doesn’t […]Read more ›
Violent protests this week against mining operations of Anglo-Swiss company Xstrata PLC (XTA.LN) have divided lawmakers in President Ollanta Humala’s ruling Gana Peru party, as a small group of legislators called for the prime minister’s resignation. Protests turned deadly Monday after days of clashes between police officers and demonstrators on […]Read more ›
Wall Street Journal By RYAN DUBE And JOHN LYONS LIMA, Peru—Peruvian President Ollanta Humala is facing an unexpected challenge: the resurgence of the Shining Path, a brutal guerrilla group that many analysts believed all but extinct after its leadership was jailed two decades ago. The return of the […]Read more ›