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Peru is the second largest silver producer in Latin America and the world and the top gold producer in Latin America and the 6th largest gold producer in the world
Economy News SunflowerSunflower Updated February 07, 2018 1035   0   1   0   0  
According to the latest report from the Peruvian National Society of Mining, Oil and Energy (Sociedad Nacional de Minería, Petróleo y Energía – SNMPE) Peru was the largest gold producer in Latin America mining 151 metric tons of the precious metal in 2017.
Homicide rates in Latin America and the Caribbean 2017; map: InSight Crime
Safety & Security News SunflowerSunflower Updated January 27, 2019 2892   0   1   0   0  
Just recently InSight Crime, a non-profit journalism and investigative organization specialized in monitoring and informing about organized crime in Latin America and the Caribbean, published the latest “Homicide Round-Up” for the region.
Strong earthquake hits southern Peru
Safety & Security News SunflowerSunflower Updated January 14, 2018 619   0   1   0   0  
Early Sunday morning at 04.18 am local time a magnitude 7.1 earthquake shock southern Peru killing at least 2 people and causing damages to infrastructure and homes.
Strong increase in coca leaf production and coca bush cultivation areas in Peru
Economy News SunflowerSunflower Updated April 23, 2018 2180   0   1   0   0  
According to the latest United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) report the production of coca leaves in Peru increased by 10% from 96,304 tons of sun dried coca leaves in 2015 to 105,960 tons in 2016.
The 1st Marathon des Sables through the Ica desert of Peru; photo: Jean-Philippe Ksiazek (AFP)
Sports News SunflowerSunflower Updated December 11, 2017 2217   0   7   0   0  
The original Marathon de Sables is held every year in the Sahara Desert in southern Morocco and is known to be the toughest long distance running race in the world. For the first time a replica of the ultramarathon was held in the Ica desert of Peru, one of the driest regions on earth, from November 26 to December...
Employees of Atento celebrate for being on the "50 Best Places to Work in Peru 2017" list; photo: publimetro
Living & Lifestyle News SunflowerSunflower Updated December 09, 2017 1169   0   1   0   0  
Great Place to Work, a globally operating consulting firm based in the US with branches in 58 countries, just recently revealed the results of their latest study “50 Best Places to Work in Peru 2017”.
Road block on the only access road to Machu Picchu to protest against the introduction of a new bus company; photo: La Republica
Travel News SunflowerSunflower Updated November 30, 2017 1194   0   1   0   0  
Yesterday once again the access to Machu Picchu was blocked. Huge rocks were place on the tracks of the train route to Machu Picchu Pueblo, buses blocked the only access road from there to the Inca citadel and enraged citizens protested in town. Hundreds of visitors were stranded and couldn’t get to Machu Picchu or back.
Kuelap, built by the Chachapoyas culture and often named the lost or walled city, received the National Geographic Traveler Reader Award Best Overseas Attraction 2017
Travel News SunflowerSunflower Updated November 29, 2017 788   0   1   0   0  
For years visiting Machu Picchu was the main reason most travelers came to Peru. Slowly, but surely this is changing and other gems the country has to offer gain popularity and international recognition. One of them is the walled city of Kuelap.
Map of San Isidro including bus stops of the route 1 and 2 of the new MiBus public transport service
Living & Lifestyle News SunflowerSunflower Updated November 28, 2017 1224   0   5   0   0  
Traffic in Lima is horrendous; parking spaces are scarce. To encourage people to leave their car at home and think about alternative means of transport, the district of San Isidro in Lima launched a new public bus service called MiBus.
The Internet of Things does not convince Peruvian users, but it aroused the interest of entrepreneurs
Technology & Science News TinTinTinTin Updated October 05, 2018 1254   0   1   0   0  
The Internet of things “IoT” is the network of a variety of devices, vehicles, home appliances, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators and network connectivity which enable these objects to connect, exchange data and automate certain daily routines in all segments of life.
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