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The chart shows some of Lima's districts, their revenue from municpal fees and property taxes in million Soles and the percentage of citizens not paying their municipal obligations; photo: El Comercio
Living & Lifestyle News SunflowerSunflower Updated May 01, 2017 1589   0   1   0   0  
Municipalities around the globe have to subsist on something to do their job. So most of them levy some sort of municipal fees and property taxes. In Lima with its 43 districts it’s no different.
Victroia's Secret finally opened its first shop in Peru at the Jockey Plaza Shopping Mall in Lima
Living & Lifestyle News SunflowerSunflower Updated May 01, 2017 2854   0   1   0   0  
After many promises and as much delays the largest American retailer of women's lingerie and one of the most sought after designers and manufacturers of womenswear and beauty products finally arrived in Peru.
The housing deficit in Metropolitan Lima rises to over 600,000 units
Living & Lifestyle News TinTinTinTin Updated May 01, 2017 994   0   1   0   0  
Lima has right now an estimated population of over 9 million inhabitants and not all have adequate housing. The clear difference between the available housing and the market demand shows an impressive housing deficit in the capital.
Districts in Lima and Callao without water; photo: El Comercio
Living & Lifestyle News SunflowerSunflower Updated May 01, 2017 933   0   1   0   0  
Over the past days, the greater area of Lima was heavily affected by continuous rains which caused once again land and mud slides as well as flash floods. Now Sedapal, the Peruvian water company, informed citizens of the Peruvian capital that they suspended the water supply in 26 districts in Lima and Callao.
While regularly newly renovated and best equipped public schools make the news, still about 70% in Peru are in desolate condition
Living & Lifestyle News SunflowerSunflower Updated May 05, 2018 1749   0   1   0   0  
While at the moment school children in Peru enjoy their summer holidays, the latest official survey in the area of education in Peru should make authorities and parents sit up and take notice. It confirms once more the bad reputation of Peru’s public education sector.
From December 29th 2016 the Metropolitano bus runs again for the summer months from Chorrillos down to the Costa Verde to the beaches of Barranco and Chorrillos
Living & Lifestyle News SunflowerSunflower Updated May 01, 2017 933   0   1   0   0  
It’s finally summer in Lima and Limeños head to the beaches of Callao, San Miguel, Magdalena del Mar, Miraflores, Barranco and Chorrillos. All those that don’t have a car or want to avoid traffic jams and packed parking lots can once again use the special summer bus service of the Metropolitano bus to get to the beaches of Barranco...
The famous shopping mall Larcomar in Miraflores, Lima reopens after a devastating fire
Living & Lifestyle News SunflowerSunflower Updated May 01, 2017 1535   0   1   0   0  
The with tourists, high-end customers and locals popular multilevel shopping, entertainment and food megacomplex Larcomar in Miraflores reopens after a devastating fire on November 16th ceased operation completely.
Sedapal cuts off water supply in 6 districts of Lima due to repairs on a main water line
Living & Lifestyle News SunflowerSunflower Updated May 01, 2017 1409   0   1   0   0  
Sedapal, the water utility company in Lima and Callao, announced that on Tuesday, December 13th, 6 districts in the Peruvian capital will not have water from 01.00 pm to midnight. Affected are Chorrillos, Miraflores, San Borja, San Juan de Miraflores, Surquillo and Surco. The service is suspended due to repairs on a main water line located under Av. Javier...
The Avenue Guzmán Blanco will be closed starting today
Living & Lifestyle News TinTinTinTin Updated May 01, 2017 1089   0   1   0   0  
The affected stretch is between the Plaza Bolognesi and the Jorge Chavez roundabout in downtown Lima.
Vehicles ready to be taken to the impound get the mockery and anger from the official taxi sympathizes (Uber out, Uber rat…) painted on their cars - Picture (c) UCI
Living & Lifestyle News TinTinTinTin Updated May 01, 2017 946   0   1   0   0  
The inspection authority of the Callao commune informed, that Uber drivers provide transportation service without the necessary municipal permits and vehicle insurances.
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