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More than half of Peru’s employers have hiring difficulties

52 percent of Peruvian employers revealed to have difficulties finding professionals fitting their business necessities, which demonstrates a shortage of talent in Peru, according to Manpower Peru, a company specialized in the selection and evaluation of personnel. This it is the result of the study “How to face the Talent Crisis” which is based on […]

Miss Peru World 2004, Maju Mantilla, can keep her tiara

Peru’s ex-Miss World, Maju Mantilla, can keep the tiara that was put on her head in 2004 because this year the organizers of the beauty pageant have ordered a new crown that was created in the United States. Of all the beautiful women who wore the old “Miss Peru World” tiara, Mantilla was selected as […]

Peru’s prime minister says interpellation by Congress is ‘no problem’

Peru’s Prime Minister Jorge del Castillo said on Tuesday evening that answering questions from members of Congress – a process called interpellation – is ‘no problem’ for him. Del Castillo has been widely criticized for making the mistake of appointing ex-fujimorista minister Alberto Pandolfi as head of Peru’s National El Niño Prevention Program. Pandolfi, who […]

Peru’s ex-military chief testifies Fujimori congratulated Army for massacre

Peru’s ex-head of the Joint Chief of Staff, retired General Nicolas de Bari Hermoza Ríos, testified before a commission of Peru’s Congress that ex-president Alberto Fujimori congratulated the high command of the Armed Forces for the “murder” of nine students and a professor at La Cantuta University in 1992, according to state prosecutor Carlos Briceño. […]

Honeymoon over? Peru-Chile border dispute headed for The Hague

The International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands, may soon have the last word on a century old conflict: Peruvian president Alan Garcia is contemplating to bring the historic maritime border dispute with southern neighbor Chile before the highest judicial organ of the United Nations. Shortly before a protest march of Peruvian nationalists was […]

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