Peru: Week in Review – Aug 20 – 24


Choose from a selection of over 45 of Peru’s top stories this week.

Monday, August 20

At Least 8 Children Born in Ica, Pisco, Chincha, Peru Since Earthquake
Photo of the day – Donations to the National Stadium
Pisco, Chincha, Ica, Peru to Move to Phase II of Reconstruction
Peru: Alberto Fujimori to Finish with Extradition Process in Chile
United Nations to Donate US$10 Million to Peru’s Earthquake Victims
Chavez – Humala Aid Earthquake Victims in Ica, Pisco, Chincha, Peru
Ica, Peru: Pisco’s Electricity to Return to Normal in 20 Days
Peru’s President of Congress Proposes Budget Reform to Aid Earthquake Victims
2,786 of Peru’s Earthquake Victims Reported in Lima City and Region
Pope Benedict XVI Concerned after Earthquake, Vatican to Aid Peru

Tuesday, August 21

Alan Garcia Launches "Building Peru" Creates 8,000 Jobs in Pisco, Ica & Chincha
Photo of the day – A New Pisco in 15 Days
Italian Catholic Church donates million euros to Peru quake relief
Peru: Ica City on Steady Recovery Path after Earthquake
Pre-Hispanic Mummies & Artifacts Damaged after Earthquake in Peru
150 Fishermen in Callao, Peru Victims of Tidal Wave after Earthquake
Peru – Mexico to Negotiate Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in September
After Togo Match – Peru a Leader in Group A – FIFA U-17 World Cup Korea
Peru’s Health Ministry Reports on Earthquake Victims in Pisco
Civil Defense Worker Caught with Earthquake Donations in Home

Wednesday, August 22

Earthquake Damages Legislative Palace, Peru’s Congress Looks for a New Home
Photo of the day – In line for help
Peru: Pisco’s Economy Improves, Earthquake Victims Push Ahead
Callao Man Caught with Donations for Earthquake Victims in His Home
Mayors Did Not Assume Responsibilities After Earthquake in Peru
Peru’s New National Selection Soccer Coach Makes Debut Against Costa Rica
INDECI Earthquake Report for Lima & Ica Region, Pisco-Chincha
K9 Rescue Team Claims Peru’s Government is not Distributing Provisions

Thursday, August 23

US$450 Million Investment Required for Reconstruction of Ica, Peru
Aid to the Highlands
Forest Fire Near Machu Picchu Destroys 30 Hectares and Keeps Burning
Limited Edition Pisco as Token of Appreciation for Foreign Aid to Peru
Daewoo Retracts Offer to Provide Over 1,000 Police Vehicles for Peru
Peru’s New Soccer Coach Leads National Selection Against Costa Rica
New Homes / Houses Erected in Pisco after Devastating Earhquake
Contention between Rescue Team from Mexico – Firefighters from Peru
Peru: Undocumented Peruvians Request U.S. Permit After Earthquake
Alan Garcia Assures Majority of Earthquake Victims in Pisco, Ica & Chincha have been Helped

Friday, August 24

Pisco Struck by Mother Nature Again
Pianist Alexander Paley to Perform Concert in Lima for Peru’s Earthquake Victims
Downtown Lima, Peru Mansions Continue Collapsing After Earthquake
430 Firefighters Attempt to Control Forest Fire in Machu Picchu Archaeological Park
Limited Edition Pisco 7.9 Considered Inappropriate
Alan Garcia States Importance of Friendship Between Peru – Venezuela
US$38 Million & 12,000 Tons of Aid for Earthquake Victims in Peru
Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Bertone to Visit Ica, Pisco & Chimbote, Peru
Peru: Escaped Tambo de Mora, Chincha Prisoners Found & Relocated
FIFA U-17 World Cup – Peru Defeats Costa Rica & Leads Group A