Peru in the foreign media: a weekly news round-up 11/29


>>97-year-old Peru radio host carries on children’s program she started in 1944
The Washington Post profiles Maruja Venegas, the world’s longest-running radio personality.

>>Peru bans genetically modified foods as US lags
Current reports on Peru’s 10-year band on GMO foods.

>>Peru bans use of 4G in marketing
Bernama reports on telecom regulator’s band of the term ‘4G’.

>>Peru’s New Gas Plans Spark Fears for ‘Isolated Peoples’ in the Amazon
The Huffington Post reports on the expansion of gas operations at Camisea.

>>Jailhouse rock in Peru
AAP reports on corruption among Peru’s prison guards.

>>Naked and hungry, Lady Gaga meets Peru fans in a most unusual way
Examiner reports on pop star Lady Gaga’s run in with Peruvian fans.

Mining.com reports on new mining projects in Peru


News about Peru, as reported by the foreign media. This week: the world’s longest-running radio personality; Peru’s ban on GMO foods; and more.