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Peru and Mexico Relations to Strengthen After Signing Bilateral Agreement

President Ollanta Humala met with with President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico on Sunday at the Presidential Palace to discuss an expanding alliance between their countries due to a bilateral trade agreement that includes Chile and Colombia. Peña Nieto commented to members of the business association Confiep, that the bilateral trade has reached $2 million. … Continue reading

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Celebrating International Youth Day: The Successful Experiences Fair

In an early celebration for International Youth Day (August 12), more than 50 private and public organizations will gather at the Kennedy Park in Miraflores, Peru today to share successful experiences in youth development campaigns. According to Maria del Carmen Calle, Head of National Programs of Integral Attention for Adolescents and Youth in the Department … Continue reading

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Top News from Peru: February 28-March 4, 2011

Arequipa: 3 Million People Have no Access to Transportation Angel Linares Portilla, the District Mayor of Characato, met with the transport contractor, Ricardo Lira. During the meeting, the Mayor told Lira that 14 towns did not have access to transportation, which leaves approximately 3,000 people having to walk long distances in order to get to transport. … Continue reading

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Top News from Peru: February 7-11, 2011

Peruvian Company Explores Possibility of 750 Megawatt Wind Power Center Salka Perú received permission to evaluate the wind power generation potential and feasibilty in Lagunas, Pueblo Nuevo, and Pacasmayo, which are along the northern coast of Perú. They have two years to study the feasibility and economic potential of the project, which could generate as much as 750 … Continue reading

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Top News from Peru: August 30- September 5

Peru Peruvian bank to boost loans to women micro entrepreneurs Women entrepreneurs in Peru will have more access to microfinance loans thanks to Banco de la Microempresa (Mibanco) through the syndicated loan program of the Inter-American Development Bank. This groundbreaking program offers the equivalent of US$36 million in Peruvian soles to micro entrepreneurs. According to … Continue reading