Peru

Peru legalized sports betting and online gambling

Peruvian President Pedro Castillo has officially legalized sports betting and online gambling. Peru's Congress voted 91 in favor of...

Peruvian economy grew 3.44% in June and 3.54% in the year’s first half

Economic activity in Peru expanded by 3.44% in June over the same month last...

Peru plans to invest US$39 billion to upgrade its military equipment

The Peruvian Minister of Defense, José Luis Gavidia, has announced a series of measures to resume the modernization program of the Peruvian Armed Forces...

Peru: Ancient Inca technology being used to harvest water

Techniques used by servants of the Inca Empire five hundred years ago to build canals are being revived in...

Peru: Political crisis intensifies

The political crisis in Peru is coming to a head, with the prime minister calling on the people to...

Kon-Tiki: The mysterious relationship between Polynesia and Peru

Kon-Tiki was a small ship that played the leading role in one of the...

Peruvian President Pedro Castillo’s popularity plummets

Eighty-five percent of Peruvians polled in the latest survey by the Institute of Peruvian Studies (IEP) disapprove of the performance of Congress, while 67% disapprove of that of the country's president, Pedro Castillo. The survey, carried...

Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Mexico: their global lithium market potential

Global lithium production has doubled between 2016 and 2020 to 82,000 tons and is on its way to becoming one of the most demanded elements in the world. That is because lithium is an essential component...

Which city of Peru is known as the Peruvian Switzerland?

Peru is a country with great tourist diversity. Lovers of heat and the sea can visit the Peruvian coasts distributed in 10 regions, those...

Births in Peru have dropped 57% in nine years

The number of births in Peru has fallen consecutively since 2012, when 738,945 were registered, 57% more than those in 2021, which were 318,007, the National Registry of Identification and Civil Status (Reniec) reported on...

Peru: Inflation remains at historic level

Peru recorded an inflation rate of 0.94% in July. It decreased from the previous month, but still the highest level in a quarter of a century, as the cost of food and fuel rose again. According...