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Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower Updated May 17, 2019 148 0 1 0 0
While – depending on the source - 8% to 10% of Peruvians still suffers from under- and malnutrition, on the other hand the country is among the top 3 on the list of Latin American countries with the highest obesity rates.
Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower February 18, 2019 2771 0 1 0 0
Online shopping is still at the very beginning in Peru. One of the reasons for this is that cash payments still dominate small retail transactions in the country and online retailers often only accept cashless payment options which many Peruvian still don’t have access to.
Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower Updated February 12, 2019 1377 0 1 0 0
San Isidro, Barranco, Miraflores, San Borja and Surco are the districts in Lima with the highest average square meter purchase price for real estate, while properties in the districts of Comás, Ancón, Carabayllo, San Martín de Porres and Los Olivos have the lowest average square meter costs according to the latest report of the Peruvian Association of Real Estate...
Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower Updated December 30, 2018 2126 0 1 0 0
According to the latest report of the Peruvian Central Reserve Bank (BCRP) the purchase price in Peruvian Soles of homes per square meter in Lima’s 5 top districts – La Molina, Miraflores, San Isidro, San Borja and Surco – increased 2.6% in the third quarter of 2018 compared to the same time period in 2017 and even 4.6% in...
Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower Updated October 26, 2018 3701 0 3 0 0
After months of delays the head of Peru’s Institute of Statistics (INEI), Francisco Costa yesterday finally presented the first results of the population census conducted in October 2017.
Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower Updated April 02, 2018 575 0 1 0 0
The 8th Summit of the Americas, which will bring together regional Heads of State and Government to address this year the central theme “Democratic Governance against Corruption”, will be held in Lima on April 13 und 14, 2018.
Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower Updated December 09, 2017 1420 0 1 0 0
Great Place to Work, a globally operating consulting firm based in the US with branches in 58 countries, just recently revealed the results of their latest study “50 Best Places to Work in Peru 2017”.
Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower Updated November 28, 2017 1574 0 5 0 0
Traffic in Lima is horrendous; parking spaces are scarce. To encourage people to leave their car at home and think about alternative means of transport, the district of San Isidro in Lima launched a new public bus service called MiBus.
Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower Updated October 26, 2018 3469 0 1 0 0
22 October 2017
As is the case every 10 years, the Peruvian Statistical Office INEI, carries out a nation-wide population census in Peru on October 22, 2017 to get an updated insight into the population development, the social, economic and employment situation as well as the migration movement in the country.
Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower Updated August 30, 2017 1155 0 1 0 0
After years of unrest, violence, poverty and uncertainty in the 1980s and 1990s where everyone who could, left the country. Over the past 2 decades Peru made enormous progress and developed into a politically and economically stable country with huge growth rates often topping its neighbors on different levels.