Alfredo Thorne, Peru’s Minister of Economy and Finance and close confidant of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, resigned yesterday after losing a vote of no confidence in the opposition controlled congress.
Recently INEI, Peru’s National Institute of Statistics, published in its latest Employment Report for the time period March to May 2017 the newest numbers regarding the employment market in Lima; data for whole Peru unfortunately is rare and hard to come by.
After being invited by former Peruvian President Ollanto Humala back in 2014, Pope Francis quite a few times stated that he would love to visit Peru in the near future. Now his wish finally comes true.
According to the Global Wealth Report 2017 compiled by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) 31 families in Peru own US$ 12.296 billion (12,296,000,000) which is about 13% of the country’s total financial wealth.
Over the past decade poverty could be reduced significantly in Peru. According to a recent press release from INEI, Peru’s National Institute of Statistic, 20.7% of Peruvians were considered poor in 2016; that are about 6.5 million people living from S/ 328 or less (about US$ 100) per month.
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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.
For years the different municipalities of Lima encourage their citizens to recycle glass, paper, plastics, metals and tetra pak packages by placing recycling containers throughout the districts and distributing free garbage bags for recyclable materials that are picked up weekly.