Category Archives: PERU

Peru: Period of Goodwill Between Gov’t, Workers

Lima, Aug 2 (Prensa Latina) The period of goodwill that emerged with the beginning of the new government became more accentuated on Tuesday in Peru after the largest union and Labor Minister Rudecindo Vega held talks.

A common will to maintain an ongoing dialogue and ensure labor rights was established at the meeting between Vega and the leadership of the General Confederation of Workers of Peru (CGTP). Continue reading

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Andean Summit for New Boost to Integration

Lima, Jul 29 (Prensa Latina) The Andean Community of Nations (CAN) is headed toward a process of becoming stronger, the Andean Presidential Council agreed during a brief summit in the Peruvian capital after the inauguration of President Ollanta Humala. Continue reading

Andean Community Presidential Summit Postponed

Lima, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) The Summit of the Andean Community of Nations (CAN), originally scheduled to start as of Saturday in Lima, has been postponed at a request from Peruvian president-elect Ollanta Humala to be held after his inauguration ceremony on July 28. Continue reading

Peru: Lima Int’l Book Fair Opens

Lima, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Lima”s 16th annual International Book Fair opened Wednesday in Parque de Los Proceres with 150 exhibitors from 23 countries.

The fair will feature poets, novelists, storytellers and journalists from all over the world from July 20 to Aug 2, 2011, with 280 stands. Continue reading

Peru’s President-elect Visits Cuba

Havana, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Peruvian President-elect Ollanta Humala arrived in Cuba early Tuesday to meet with President Raul Castro, on the last stop of his Latin America tour before taking office on July 28.

“We have come here to visit a sister country and to set an open agenda with President Raul Castro,” Humala said in respose to a question from Prensa Latina.

This visit is the last stop of a tour abroad before the inauguration, Humala said after being received by Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez, Deputy Foreign Minister Rogelio Sierra, and the Cuban ambassador to Lima, Luis Delfin Perez. Continue reading

President-Elect Humala Visits Venezuela

Caracas, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) President-elect Ollanta Humala arrived in Venezuela on Friday to meet with President Hugo Chavez.

President Chavez himself announced Humala’s arrival on the Venezolana de Television network, and expected to meet with him at midday. Continue reading

Peruvian Ambassador in Cuba Highlights Bilateral Ties

Havana, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) Peruvian Ambassador Nestor Calderon highlighted the good state of bilateral relations and the presence in Cuba of more than 1,000 students from his nation training to be professionals.

The diplomat stated that Ollanta Humala’s inauguration will be on July 28, Peruvian Independence Day. Continue reading