Peru: Week in Review, Sunday July 29


Choose from a selection of over 35 of Peru’s top stories this week.

Monday, July 23

PM Criticizes Peru’s Regional President for Organizing Strike
Peru’s Police seize 36,000 Pounds of Coca Leaves
5,000 Peacefully Protest in Lima, Peru after March from Ayacucho
Peru: Minera Yanacocha Gold Production Falls 3 Straight Years
Peru Celebrates Independence Day with The Wong Corporation
Peru’s National Soccer Team’s New Coach has been Selected
Peru: Retailers Association Requests Parliament’s Relocation
Peru: FEDRA Requests Resignation of Mayor and Regional President

Tuesday, July 24

Peru’s Police Capture Leader of Santa Anita Market Takeover
Canada’s Secretary of State Helena Guergis Meets Ministers in Peru
Peru: U.S. Begins Extradition Process on Pedro Fujimori
Peru’s Regional Government Split Over "Waris March"
MTC Commences Broadband Internet Project to Rural Parts of Peru
U.S. Organization and INSN Help Children with Congenital Anomalies in Peru
Peru: Coffee Production to Drop by 25 percent in 2007
Peru: Minera Yanachocha Aids People in Cajamarca, Peru

Wednesday, July 25

Pre-Colombian Pieces Recovered in Germany Returned to Peru’s INC
International Cocaine Drug Ring Leader Busted in Peru – San Borja
U.S. Democrat & Republican Leaders to Discuss FTA in Peru
Moody’s – Standard & Poor’s Raise Ratings in Peru to Ba2 and BB+
Peru: Alberto Fujimori Supported in Campaign for Japan’s Senate
Government Purchases Hundreds of Patrol Cars for Peru’s Police
UNESCO Removes Machu Picchu, Peru from Endangered List

Thursday, July 26

Peru Hotels Society Declares Need for Own Ministry of Tourism
"Celebra Peru" National Parade – An Event to Remember
Interoceanic Highway to Critically Damage Andes-Amazon in Peru
President Alan Garcia Declares Savings of Over 50 million soles
Pizarro Looks to Win Champions League with New Chelsea Team
Peru to be Next Country in Latin America to Reach Investment Grade
Argentina Extradites Fujimori’s Economy Minister to Peru
Doe Run Peru Invests US$ 29 Million in New Plant to Reduce Contamination

Friday, July 27

Peru’s Sofia Mulanovich Inducted into Surfers’ Hall of Fame California, U.S.
Peru’s Independence Day Celebrated in New Jersey, U.S.
National Penitentiary Institute to Build Two New Prisons in Peru
New President of Congress, Luis Gonzales Speaks on Peru’s Economy
Peru: Pisco to Flow from Fountain in Downtown Lima Celebration
New Fountains in Lima, Peru Recognized by Guinness Records