News in and from Peru

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Two Peruvian Hotels among the Best Hotels in the World
Travel News SunflowerSunflower October 18, 2017 542   0   1   0   0  
The prestigious luxury and lifestyle travel magazine Condé Nast (CN) Traveler once again asked their readers to vote for the Best Hotels in the World as part of the online magazine’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2017.
As every 10 years, Peru carries out a population Census on October 22, 2017
Living & Lifestyle News SunflowerSunflower October 03, 2017 2507   0   1   0   0  


Event Date:
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.
Peru among the 51 countries which signed the new UN treaty banning nuclear weapons; photo: UN
Politics News SunflowerSunflower September 22, 2017 1254   0   1   0   0  
Peru was one of the first countries to sign the world’s first legally-binding treaty banning nuclear weapons. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons was adopted by 122 countries at the United Nations in July and opened for signature on September 20, 2017 on the margins of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly.
A draft bill regarding the use of medical marijuana was approved by the National Defense Commission of the Peruvian Congress; next step a plenary debate that could clear the way for the legal usage of cannabis oil in Peru
Politics News SunflowerSunflower September 20, 2017 564   0   1   0   0  
For decades Peru fought a fierce war on all illegal drugs no matter how beneficial some substances might be in certain cases. But an incident at the beginning of this year lead to a rethinking of this position in some Peruvian politicians at least regarding the usage of marijuana for medicinal purposes.
Fitch Ratings affirms Peru's long-term foreign currency IDR at 'BBB+' with a stable outlook. (September 2017)
Economy News SunflowerSunflower September 20, 2017 523   0   1   0   0  
Fitch Ratings, one of the three big credit rating agencies, published their latest assessment on Peru’s credit ratings. Result: everything remains unchanged with a stable outlook.
Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's new cabinet as of September 17, 2017; photo: Andina
Politics News SunflowerSunflower September 18, 2017 884   0   1   0   0  
For weeks classes were suspended in Peru due to a controversial teacher’s strike. After long and intense negotiations teachers are back at work, students returned to school and the contentious education reform is back on track. Everything good? Nowhere near.
San Isidro, where over 50% of prime offices are located, is the most expensive district in Lima to rent or buy
Economy News SunflowerSunflower September 13, 2017 1223   0   5   0   0  
Renting or buying prime office space in metropolitan cities around the globe is usually extremely expensive. Latin American major cities however still offer much more affordable options.
Peru's hospitality providers awarded with some of the prestigious trophies at the 24th World Travel Awards Latin America 2017
Travel News SunflowerSunflower September 12, 2017 308   0   1   0   0  
Last Saturday, September 9, 2017, the Latin America Ceremony of the World Travel Awards, the “Oscar of the Travel Industry" that acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence in the tourism industry, took place at the Riviera Maya in Mexico.
PPK travels to the US and Vatican City; photo: rpp
Politics News SunflowerSunflower September 08, 2017 512   0   1   0   0  
Yesterday, Thursday September 7, Peruvian Congress gave President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski the permission to officially travel to the US and Vatican City from September 15 to 23, 2017.
Mistura's Gran Mercado, the Great Market, is this year once again the heart of South America's largest food festival
Food & Drink News SunflowerSunflower September 08, 2017 315   0   1   0   0  
The organization of the Mistura 2017, South America’s largest gastronomic fair, was quite chaotic so far. But now with a new location and a new date it seems everything is on track again and the first more concrete details are announced.
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