Peru: Week in Review, Sunday July 22


Choose from a selection of 30 of Peru’s top stories this week.

Monday, July 16

Peru: Angry Farmers Burn Buses and Head for Town Municipality
Peru: New Program Facilitates Exportation for MIPYMES
Peru: Fujimori’s Daughter Speaks on Extradition
Peru Defeats Mexico in Pan American Games 2007
Peru Commences FTA Negotiations with Canada
Peru’s Independence Day Honored in Miami, Florida

Tuesday, July 17

Peru: U.S. Department of State Announcement
Peru: FACA Agrees on 48-hour Truce
Peru’s Women Advance to Semi-finals after Victory over the Dominican Republic
Peru: Shawi Natives Kidnap Mayor in Loreto, Peru
Peru: ALBA Causes Unrest between Peru – Venezuela

Wednesday, July 18

Peruvian Man Leaves Wife and Children Behind After Tragic TAM Accident in Brazil
Peru: Machu Picchu Prepares for Tourist Influx
Peru’s Volleyball Team Looks to Advance to Pan Am Finals
Violent Farmers Cease Attacks and Negotiate Demands
Peru: Union Leader to Announce Strike’s End

Thursday, July 19

Peru: President Alan Garcia Cuts Importation Costs to Zero
Minister Reaches Agreement with Farmers, Violent Protests End
Peru’s Teacher’s Union (SUTEP) Agrees to Suspend Violent Strikes
Protestors Set Fire and Paralyze Airport in Cusco, Peru
Peru: Drunken Man Opens Fire in Lima Night Club
Peru: Interreligious Delegation Reports Environmental Problems to the U.S.
Peru’s Juntos Program and UNICEF Join Forces Against Malnutrition
Peru’s National Bank Provides More Loans for Public Sector

Friday, July 20

Peru after the War
World Cup Commission Fires Uribe, New Coach to Earn $36k a Month
National Statistics Institute Reports Poverty in Peru has Decreased
Peru’s Government Attacks Cataract Blindness, Free Surgery for Needy Peruvians
SUTEP Strikes Suspended, Peru’s Youth Back to School
Peru: Circus Caught with Protected Jungle Monkeys