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News Peru » Economy: Peru's economy grew 1.78 pct in November yr/yr

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Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

Jan 15 (Reuters) - Peru's economy grew by 1.78 percent in November from the same month a year earlier thanks to a surge in foreign demand for the country's mineral exports, state statistics agency Inei said on Monday. A Reuters poll had forecast a 2.55 ...

News Peru » Economy: Pope urges hope in visit to Peru area devastated by floods

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Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Slideshow (8 Images) Throughout Peru, an unusually brutal rainy season last year killed at least 162 people, slowed economic growth sharply and caused damage equivalent to 2 percent of Peru’s gross domestic product. The cost of rebuilding damaged ...

News Peru » Economy: In wake of Fujimori pardon, divided Peru debates meaning of reconciliation

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Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

He took office when Peru’s economy was in tatters, with the economy shrinking by double digits and inflation at 7,000 percent. The Shining Path communist insurgency was terrorizing society and had the state on the run in a large part of the country.

News Peru » Economy: PM: Peru economy may grow above 4% in 2018

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Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

Peru's economy might expand above 4% in 2018 due to public and private investment momentum, as well as metal prices increase on the international market, Prime Minister Mercedes Araoz projected on Wednesday. "Last year, public investment grew 8.7% ...

News Peru » Economy: Pope’s corruption rhetoric in Peru may seem rebuke to ruling class

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Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

at a time when he was serving as Minister of the Economy and Prime Minister, and Odebrecht was winning major public contracts in Peru. Compounding the controversy, on Dec. 24 Kuczynski granted a pardon on medical grounds to former president Alberto ...

News Peru » Economy: Peru declares a huge new national park in the Amazon

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Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

With this declaration, the Peruvian government can expect to gain about 23 million soles ($7,148,630) over a period of 20 years. This economic benefit is predicated on the expected well-being that the conservation of biodiversity will bring to the ...

News Peru » Economy: Embattled Peruvian president names 'reconciliation cabinet'

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Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

Fujimori's pardon reopened old wounds from a bloody period in Peru's history. The former strongman was convicted ... Some Peruvians credit Fujimori with stabilizing the economy and defeating the country's Maoist guerrillas, but others condemn him for ...

News Peru » Economy: China Commited to Expand Economic Links with Latin America and Caribbean

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Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

He especially highlighted the free trade agreements with Chile in the lead, along with Peru and Costa Rica, and other several deals that resulted in the establishment of a Chinese entrepreneurial fund of more than 30 billion dollars. 'In order to make our ...

News Peru » Economy: Pope Francis´ visit to Chile and Peru comes to an end

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Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The papal tour through Chile and Peru came to an end Sunday in Lima ... head of the Catholic Church were characterized more by political undertones rather than economic ones. During the second day of his visit, Pope Francis had lunch with eight ...

News Peru » Economy: Pope's visit to Peru spotlights devastation in rainforest region

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Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru (Reuters) - Two decades ago ... As mining has become the motor of the local economy in Madre de Dios, helping elect a former wildcat miner as governor, it has turned increasingly violent. Park rangers are regularly harassed by ...