News in and from Peru

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EU plans to introduce a European Visa Waiver and Electronic Travel Authorization System by 2020 for Peruvians and many other non-EU nationals
Travel News SunflowerSunflower May 01, 2018 1163   0   1   0   0  
Just two years ago the visa requirements for Peruvians wanting to travel to the European Schengen area were officially waived, allowing citizens of Peru to enter the EU with just a passport and to stay for up to 90 days in any 180-day period visa-free.
BrandZ Top 20 Most Valuable Peruvian Brands 2018; picture:
Economy News SunflowerSunflower April 30, 2018 660   0   1   0   0  
Kantar Millward Brown, a multinational market research company focused on advertising effectiveness, strategic communication, media and brand equity research, published the results of the 2018 Most Valuable Peruvian Brands ranking.
World Press Freedom Index 2018; source: Reporters without Borders
Safety & Security News SunflowerSunflower April 25, 2018 378   0   1   0   0  
Reporters without Borders just recently published the latest World Press Freedom Index 2018; and Peru occupies with position 88 of 180 listed countries a middle ranking globally and with position 6 out of 12 countries as well in South America.
Poverty rate in Peru 2006 to 2017; source: INEI
Economy News SunflowerSunflower April 25, 2018 1639   0   1   0   0  
Yesterday INEI, the Peruvian Institute of Statistics, published the results of the “Encuesta Nacional de Hogares” (National Household Study - Enaho); and the results are shocking. For the first time in over a decade poverty in Peru is on the increase again.
Viva Air Peru is the most punctual airline in Peru
Travel News SunflowerSunflower April 21, 2018 448   0   1   0   0  
For the second consecutive month Viva Air Peru, the country’s first low-cost airline which started operation in 2017, could rank top in the Latin America and Caribbean Punctuality Report of airlines operating in Peru in March 2018.
This it how the new cruise terminal in Miraflores, Lima should look like after being finished in 2021
Travel News SunflowerSunflower April 16, 2018 1153   0   1   0   0  
The cruises market is booming with an international growth rate of over 50% over the past ten years hitting 25.8 million cruise passengers in 2017. But South America only got a 3% piece of the cake and Peru’s slice was with a little over 0.2% tiny. One of the reasons for that is the missing or unattractive infrastructure. ...
Arequipa's main square with the imposing cathedral and the Misti volcano in the back, photo: Black Tomato
Travel News SunflowerSunflower April 07, 2018 441   0   1   0   0  
With the insight of high-end travel companies that “keep their ears on their clients’ interests and their eyes on the adventures”, the prestigious business magazine Forbes compiled a list of the Top 10 Coolest Cities in the World which they recommend visiting in 2018.
Heads of State and Government inlcuding their delegations of 34 nations on the American continent are expected in Lima, Peru for the 8th Summit of the Americas
Politics News SunflowerSunflower April 07, 2018 723   0   1   0   0  
On April 13 and 14, 2018 the 8th Summit of the Americas takes place in Lima, Peru under the central theme “Democratic Governance against Corruption”.
Puer's most visited protected natural areas 2017
Travel News SunflowerSunflower April 04, 2018 260   0   1   0   0  
PromPeru, the Commission for the Promotion of Peruvian Exports and Tourism, just recently published the visitor numbers of protected natural areas in Peru in 2017 based on data provided by the National Service of Protected Natural Areas (SERNANP).
Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra with his new Prime Minister Cesar Villanueva and the newly sworn-in Ministers; photo: Presidencia de la República
Politics News SunflowerSunflower April 03, 2018 792   0   20   0   0  
Just ten days after assuming office the new Peruvian Head of State and Government, Martin Vizcarra, swore in his cabinet of ministers on Monday afternoon.
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