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A Glimpse into the Commercial Centre of Lima: Miraflores Peru

Miraflores Lima is one of the 43 districts which make up the capital Peru.  It is an important commercial centre as well as a tourist and cultural hub which is located south of the capital.  The area of Miraflores covers an area of just under 10 square kilometres and is home to a population of […]

Letting of steam: Peruvian officials destroy 400 illegal slot machines

Peruvian female government officials were letting of some steam on Thursday morning. Mercedes Cabanillas, president of Congress, and Mercedes Aráoz, minister for tourism and foreign trade, destroyed nearly 400 illegal gambling machines confiscated by the police between December and January in several Peruvian cities, including the port of Callao. The destruction of these gaming devices […]

Peru’s president Garcia takes off for Washington on Sunday

Peruvian president Alan Garcia is currently packing his bags for his second get-together with U.S. president George W. Bush in Washington. He is scheduled to depart from Lima’s Jorge Chavez airport on Sunday and will shake hands with Bush at the White House a day later on Monday, April 23rd. Later he will meet with […]

Peru protests Chilean border landmines before OAS

Peru filed an official protest with the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (O.A.S.) that Chile clears its remaining land mines in areas near the two countries border, according to previous commitments made during the organization’s assembly last year in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The protest was filed by the Peruvian ambassador to […]

Peru concerned about Chilean arms purchase

Chile’s massive armament purchase affects the strategic balance in the South American region and is always reason for concern, said Peru’s Foreign Minister Jose Antonio Garcia Belaúnde after being asked about a recent article published in Chilean newspaper “La Tercera” which gave an account of the latest purchase of twelve F-16 supersonic fighter jets for […]

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