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Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower Updated August 30, 2017 1290 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.
Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower Updated June 13, 2017 1713 0 1 0 0
According to INEI’s (Peru’s National Institute of Statistics) latest press release, which is based on the findings of the Governance, Democracy and Transparency Study (November 2016-April 2017), about half of the Peruvian population thinks that corruption affects the country more than crime.
Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower Updated November 20, 2017 4130 0 3 0 0
Using data from the Peruvian immigration authority, Peru’s National Institute of Statistics (INEI) informed in its latest press release about how many foreign residents live in Peru, which countries they are originally coming from and what type of legal immigration status they have in the country.
Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower Updated May 01, 2017 1795 0 1 0 0
25 to 27 April 2017
Today the 6th edition of Peru’s Cyber Days, the largest online shopping campaign in the country, starts.
Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower Updated March 06, 2018 2619 0 1 0 0
The stability and speed of the internet in Peru (and many other countries around the globe) isn’t always the best. So watching videos, movies or your favorite series with an unstable and slow broadband connection over the internet can be really frustrating at times.
Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower Updated May 01, 2017 1752 0 1 0 0
Before the start of the 6th Real Estate Fair of Peru (FIP) on April 6, 2017 at Lima’s Parque de la Exposicion, the organizing initiative consisting of the main real estate associations and financial institutions of the country in coordination with the Ministry of Housing informed about the current average square meter prices for housing and office space in...
Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower Updated October 08, 2018 3491 2 1 0 0
Quite often just stagily named “Cocaine Valley”, the Peruvian VRAEM region, the valley of the three rivers Apurimac, Ene and Mantaro, is stigmatized as anarchic area in Peru controlled by ruthless narco-terrorists.
Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower Updated May 01, 2017 4644 0 1 0 0
A recently published study compiled by the Peruvian Association of Real Estate Companies (ASEI) and the Peruvian Chamber of Construction (Capeco) in cooperation with Nexo Inmobiliario put a number on the extreme differences in real estate prices in the different districts of Lima.
Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower Updated May 01, 2017 1063 0 1 0 0
Finding a parking space in a huge city like Lima is a challenge. And, as enforcing traffic and parking regulations isn’t exactly a strong point in the Peruvian capital and fees at parking facilities are high, motorists park their cars wherever possible and free of charge: on the sidewalk, on grass verges and in green areas, in disabled parking...
Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower Updated May 01, 2017 2340 0 1 0 0
For years there is not much positive to say about the Peruvian education system: schools in desolate condition that miss even the basic infrastructure and proper equipment with student performing extremely poor in studies such as PISA. But now there is at least a glimmer of hope.