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De Lima seeks leave from detention to attend hearings on Kian.

Senator Leila De Lima on Tuesday urged the Supreme Court to give her a legislative furlough and attend the Senate hearings in connection with the death of 17-year old Kian delos Santos. The post De Lima seeks leave from detention to attend hearings on Kian appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

De Lima dares Duterte: Tell cops to end killings.

Senator Leila de Lima on Tuesday dared President Rodrigo Duterte to order the entire police force to put an end to the killings in the name of his war against drugs. The post De Lima dares Duterte: Tell cops to end killings appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Peru can benefit from Azerbaijan's experience in oil & gas sphere.

- Today.Az - AZ

'Sexy cowgirl' outfit lands Adriana Lima in trouble on Instagram: 'Kill snakes for an amazing look'.

Victoria's Secret stunner was dressed in nude underwear, a tassel jacket and knee-high snake-skin boots.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Peru can benefit from Azerbaijan's experience in oil & gas sphere.

Peru can benefit from Azerbaijan's experience in the oil and gas sector, Charge d'Affaires e.p. of Peruvian embassy in Baku Luis Chang Boldrini said in an interview with Trend.

- AzerNews - AZ

Australian woman free after eight years in a Peruvian prison.

"I've been waiting for this moment for so long, it's overwhelming," says a tearful Bronwyn Atherton as she arrives at Sydney airport in Australia.

- Stuff - NZ

Getting water to Peru's desert capital is no easy task.

LIMA, Peru " Getting fresh water to Peru's desert capital is no easy task.Lima relies on a vast network of concrete tunnels to transport water originating in lakes in the Andes mountains to the bone-dry coastal city some 125...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Saturday Morning Coffee with Mr. Living in Peru.

Dear friends, The “21 Festival de Cine de Lima 2017” finished earlier this week and thousands of people gathered to enjoy great movies from all around the world. My friend Morten from Peru Experience and I went to see one of the saddest movies I've ever seen called “Last Men in Aleppo”, which is ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Convicted of drug trafficking, Bronwyn Atherton arrives home in Sydney after eight years in a Peruvian jail.

Unlike Schapelle Corby, convicted drug trafficker Bronwyn Atherton arrived home in Sydney to no fanfare, no flashing lights, no paparazzi.

- The Sydney Morning Herald - AU

Peru to make visa issuance procedure for Azerbaijani citizens more expedite.

Peru is working on making visa issuance procedure for Azerbaijani citizens more expedite, Charge d'Affaires e.p. of Peruvian embassy in Baku Luis Chang Boldrini said in an interview with Trend.

- AzerNews - AZ

How Peruvians do Tea Time: Belmond.

The Belmond Miraflores Park Hotel's tea time sets the standard for Lima. Have you been following Monique's column “How Peruvians do Tea Time”? To catch up, click here! Last but not least never rang so true. After experiencing the many buffet spreads, miniature sandwiches, and numerous refills of tea, and ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Terrifying Legends of Peru #4: Sarah Ellen, Vampiress of Pisco

Sarah Ellen swore she'd return in 80 years to avenge her death.  Is she already wandering the streets or still waiting in her tomb? So far in our Terrifying Legends of Peru series, we've entered one of Latin America's most haunted houses, survived a devil's bargain with a Muki, and stared down two giant Amazonian The post ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Over 10,000 women and girls reached in disaster-affected Peru - UNFPA

Source: UN Population Fund Country: Peru Mobile health brigades, protection kits to prevent and respond to gender-based violence, and the provision of medical equipment all help to strengthen the community and build resilience.PIURA, Peru – Flooding and heavy rains on the northern coast of Peru caused widespread ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

De Lima seeks to junk case due to mistrial

The continuous verbal attacks of President Duterte against Sen. Leila de Lima will be added to the list of reasons why the trumped up' charges against her in a Muntinlupa City court should be dismissed, according to the lawmaker's legal counsel. The post De Lima seeks to junk case due to mistrial appeared first on Inquirer ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Peru military brass convicted in 1980s killings of 53 people

The hearing detailed kidnappings, torture and executions of the 53 people at the Domingo Ayarza barracks The post Peru military brass convicted in 1980s killings of 53 people appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Peru's Blueberries and Citrus Fruits Headed for New Market in India

Blueberries and citrus fruits are scheduled to enter the Indian market in November. As Peru and India successfully closed round 1 of negotiations for a free trade agreement, another meeting took place between agricultural representatives of the 2 countries. After the meeting, Peru's Agriculture and Irrigation ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

How Peruvians do Tea Time: Belmond

The Belmond Miraflores Park Hotel's tea time sets the standard for Lima. Have you been following Monique's column “How Peruvians do Team Time”? To catch up, click here! Last but not least never rang so true. After experiencing the many buffet spreads, miniature sandwiches, and numerous refills of tea, and ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Peru and Azerbaijan: A New Partnership to Watch?

Peru and Azerbaijan are located on nearly opposite sides of the globe but may have surprising commonalities. Peruvian embassy official in Azerbaijan Luis Chang Baldrini assures that the 2 countries can and will benefit from closer ties. Trend news agency reports that Peru and Azerbaijan established formal diplomatic ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

“Buffy” Star Sarah Michelle Gellar Visits Peru

Most well known for her lead role in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” Sarah Michelle Gellar came to Peru on a mission: to source the world's best chocolate. Sarah Michelle Gellar traveled to Peru in the early part of August, but instead of hunting vampires, she was hunting chocolate. Why? The former ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Peru and Brazil Collaborate on Defense

Defense Ministers of the 2 countries met last week in Brazil to discuss border security. In 2017, Peru and Brazil have been developing a closer military partnership.  Admirals from both countries met in Lima back in May to discuss how to jointly combat mafias.  Now, the 2 countries are collaborating on security in the ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Cusco: 3000-Year-Old Circular Wall Unearthed

Archaeologists dig up a circular wall 3 millenniums old in the suburbs of Cusco. Andina reports that experts from the Decentralized Culture Directorate of Cusco  have excavated a 3000-year-old wall in the outer rim of the city. Experts say the wall belongs to the pre-Inca Marcavelle culture.  It encloses a space which ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Vindication: De Lima's birthday wish

Senator Leila de Lima has one wish as she is set to celebrate her birthday inside a detention cell for the first time. The post Vindication: De Lima's birthday wish appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Lima seeks to boost political ,economic-commercial ties with Baku

Azerbaijan and Peru can cooperate at bilateral, regional and multilateral levels, Charge d'Affaires e.p. of Peruvian embassy in Baku Luis Chang Boldrini said in an interview with Trend.

- AzerNews - AZ

Peru Remains World Leader in Quinoa Production

In recent years Peru has become the world leader in quinoa production, but are new competitors on the way? In 2014, Peru solidified its leadership in quinoa production over Bolivia.  Producing around 114.3 thousand metric tons to Bolivia's 77.4 thousand metric tons, Peru has cornered their strong position in the market. ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

US urges Latin American Nations to cut ties with North Korea

, August 17 : United States Vice-President Mike Pence on Wednesday requested Latin American nations to cut ties with North Korea in an attempt to halt nation's development of nuclear missiles.As per media reports, Pence in a speech following a meeting with Chile President Michelle Bachalet on Wednesday said, "The United ...

- Sify - IN

Mike Pence calls on Latin American countries to cut off relations with North Korea

© POOL/AFP Martin BERNETTI SANTIAGO - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged Brazil, Peru, Chile, and Mexico to break ties with North Korea on Wednesday, adding that "all options" are on the table with regards to the Asian state. "The U.S. places great importance on the ongoing diplomatic isolation of the Kim regime and we ...

- Business Insider - US

Peruvian Cuisine in South Africa

A Gastronomic Festival promotes Peru's amazing cuisine in Pretoria, but that's not the only place you can find Peruvian food in South Africa… Peruvian cuisine is making headway into South Africa.  During the 1st week of August, the 2nd Peruvian Gastronomic Fair was held in the city of Pretoria. The Peruvian Embassy ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Peru Looks to 4% Growth in 2018

The final quarter of 2017 and the beginning of 2018 show a better outlook for economic growth in Peru. Peru's government has not withheld showing their frustration and disappointment with the difficulties of Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's first year as president.  Natural disasters and corruption scandals have made for sluggish ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Peru and Venezuela Oust Each Other's Ambassadors

Peru expelled Venezuela's ambassador after the Declaration of Lima denounced Maduro's government.  Venezuela retaliated with the same measure. Last week, Peru organized a meeting of chancellors from 17 American countries to sign an official declaration of refusal to accept Venezuela's constitutional assembly. The countries ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Peru: Chinese Tourism Off to Slow Start after Visa Waiver

Peru has only seen a 40% increase in Chinese tourism to the Andean country since the visa waiver, far below the market's potential. Last year, Peru made a landmark decision to waive visas for Chinese tourists who wish to experience what the Andean country has to offer. Since implementation, Peru has seen a 40% increase The ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Restaurant Review: El Bodegón

Nostalgic for homemade Peruvian platters from 'back in the day'? Always the meaning-maker, Gastón Acurio's newest establishment offers the old classic Lima dishes and drinks in an atmosphere filled with memorabilia. Just when you think you have found a wonderful place with great food, decent service, fair prices, nice ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

6.1 Earthquake Startles Central Peru

The earthquake caused panic, power outages, and a rockslide but no other damages reported. On Sunday, several cities in Peru were affected by a 6.1 magnitude earthquake. With an epicenter near the city of La Merced in Junín, Central Peru, the seismic movement caused some panic and power outages.  There were no reported ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Peru's Pomegranates Going Strong, but What Lies Ahead?

Pomegranate exports have increased significantly from Peru this year as the Andean country seeks to break new ground with the ever more popular fruit. We've heard so much good news about Peru's growing agricultural exports this year, yet still hear surprises.  Pomegranates, while not widely consumed in Peru, have been ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Somewhere Devine's Service Trip to Cusco

Videographers Brad and Hailey Devine bring us an inspiring video montage of their 3rd Somewhere Devine service expedition to Peru. Brad and Hailey Devine are a couple with a passion for traveling, video-making, and being of service around the world. The couple's 3rd Somewhere Devine service trip to Peru brought together 55 ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

7 Reasons Why You Should Not Hike the Choquequirao Trek and Stay Home to Watch TV Instead

The Inca trail permits for the months of May through August 2017 have almost sold out, and many people are exploring alternate hiking trails to Machupicchu. In the Cusco area, there are hundreds of travel companies offering a variety of alternatives to the Inca trail. Perhaps the most common of the hikes is the Salkantay ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

BAP Union: The “Jewel” of Peru's Navy Visits France

Peru's ambassador ship the BAP Union is taking a 5-day break from sailing the world in the port of Le Havre, France. Peru ought to be proud of its globe-trotting training vessel.   Not only is the BAP Union Latin America's largest sail vessel at a whopping 18 stories high, it also recently won an international The post ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Terrifying Legends of Peru #3: Yacumama & Sachamama

The Peruvian Amazon is home to many outlandish tales. Few are as compelling or culturally significant as that of the Yacumama. Last time on Terrifying Legends of Peru, we left behind the dark tunnels of Andean mines where the Muki awaits.  Let's now journey down the eastern mountains into Peru's frontier of tropical ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Brazil, Peru look to strengthen defence ties

Brazilian Defence Minister Raul Jungmann and his Peruvian counterpart, Jorge Nieto Montesinos, met on 11 August at the Brazilian Army's 8th Jungle Infantry Battalion in Tabatinga, state of Amazonas, to discuss further co-operation on border security and control over the Triple

- Jane’s - US

SPRM reman Isa Samad kes Felda beli hotel

PUTRAJAYA, 16 Ogos — Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad direman lima hari bagi membantu siasatan kes pembelian dua hotel oleh anak syarikat Felda. Bekas pengerusi Felda Global Ventures ditahan oleh Suruhanjaya Pencegahan Rasuah Malaysia...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Peruvian family facing deportation files lawsuit seeking special permission to remain in Japan

A Peruvian mother and her two teenage children filed a lawsuit on Tuesday seeking special permission to stay in Japan, claiming that deportation would harm ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Peru Looks to Catch Up on Innovation

Peru is way behind regional neighbors on technology and research, according to Peru's Director of Innovation.  Here's what they plan to do about it. Peru's Director of Innovation Gonzalo Villarán says that Peru is far behind other countries in the region in innovation.  This might come as a surprise considering that Peru ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Places of Peru - Following the Marañon #3: Pacaya-Samiria

The Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve near Iquitos is the ideal rainforest adventure. This time on Places of Peru, we explore only a small part of the massive Pacaya Samiria Reserve near the city of Iquitos in Loreto. Last time, we took a cargo ship to rejoin with the great Marañon and rode it all the way to The post Places ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

A Successful 1st Round of Trade Talks with India

This past Friday, Peru, and India wrapped up the 1st round of negotiations on a bilateral trade agreement. Peru has had India on the agenda for what seems like ages since President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski took office.  Finally, the long-anticipated trade talks with the South Asian power have begun. Peru's Ministry of Foreign ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Peru's Indigenous Communities Paid to Preserve Rainforest

A government program awards indigenous communities in Peru for protecting their ecosystems through commitments and incentives. Andina reports that Peru's Ministry of Environment is implementing financial incentives for indigenous communities that commit to protecting part of their natural forests. The communities pledge to ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Undi Melayu beralih, PH kuasai Putrajaya, lima negeri

KUALA LUMPUR, 15 Ogos — Pakatan Harapan memerlukan lagi 10 peratus sokongan Melayu dan lima peratus bukan Melayu untuk merampas lima negeri. Formula ini membolehkan gabungan pembangkang itu menguasai majoriti mudah dengan 113 daripada...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Latin America to slam Trump's 'military option' threat

CARACAS/LIMA - Latin American nations led by Peru are negotiating a written rebuke of U.S. President Donald Trump after he said the United States was considering a "military option" involving Venezuela, as the crisis-stricken country prepares its own response.

- Reuters - US

Peru orders expulsion of Venezuela ambassador

The move follows regional condemnation of the new constituent assembly set up by President Maduro.

- BBC - UK

Peru expels Venezuelan ambassador to protest constituent assembly

LIMA - Peru is expelling Venezuela's ambassador to Peru to protest the country's recent formation of an all-powerful constituent assembly that has been widely condemned as a power grab by Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro.

- Reuters - US

Peru expels Venezuelan ambassador to protest constituent assembly

LIMA - Peru has decided to expel Venezuela's ambassador to Peru after Caracas sent an "unacceptable" response to a new Western Hemisphere group's condemnation of the country's new legislative superbody, Peru's foreign affairs ministry said Friday.

- Reuters - US

De Lima: Alvarez' 'ignorance' revealed in calling for CHR abolition

Detained Senator Leila de Lima slammed on Thursday Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez's shockingly deficient comprehension' on the mandate and functions of the Commission on Human Rights . The post De Lima: Alvarez' 'ignorance' revealed in calling for CHR abolition appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

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