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Peru's Vizcarra denies new corruption allegations, prosecutors to investigate

19 Oct 2020

LIMA Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra denied allegations on Monday that he had received a payout from a construction company that won a public works contract when he was a regional governor, as prosecutors said they would open a preliminary investigation.

Exclusive: COVID-19, low prices push Peru coffee output down 10%

19 Oct 2020

LONDON/LIMA Coffee output in Peru, the world's fifth largest arabica coffee exporter, has tumbled 10% this year due to low prices and migrant labour shortages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the head of the country's national coffee federation told Reuters.

Peru miners aiming for full-strength workforce by year-end, minister says

06 Oct 2020

LIMA, Oct 5 Peru's miners hope to have their workforce back up to full strength by the end of the year, the country's energy and mines minister said on Monday, as the world's No. 2 copper producer ramps up after being slammed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Chinese fishing fleet off Peru stirs up diplomatic waters as navy monitors

26 Sep 2020

LIMA Peru's Navy on Friday was carefully watching a fleet of around 250 Chinese fishing vessels that had sailed just outside the Andean country's waters, angering the domestic fishing industry and sparking a Twitter war between Washington and Beijing.

Peru to further open economy in October as coronavirus cases drop

26 Sep 2020

LIMA Peru will push forward with a gradual reopening of its economy in October, allowing international flights to countries in the region and more people into its restaurants and stores, the government said on Friday, provided coronavirus cases continue to fall.

Peru to further open economy in October as coronavirus cases drop

26 Sep 2020

LIMA, Sept 25 Peru will push forward with a gradual reopening of its economy in October, allowing international flights to countries in the region and more people into its restaurants and stores, the government said on Friday, provided coronavirus cases continue to fall.

Peru's Vizcarra survives ouster vote in Congress impeachment trial amid economic turmoil

19 Sep 2020

LIMA Peru's Congress voted against removing President Martín Vizcarra in an impeachment trial on Friday, quelling political tensions in the copper giant in the midst of an economic recession brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

Peru president to face impeachment vote after top court denies delay request

18 Sep 2020

LIMA Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra will face an impeachment hearing on Friday after the country's constitutional court on Thursday rejected his appeal to delay congressional efforts to remove him from his post.

Peru president to face impeachment vote after top court denies delay request

18 Sep 2020

LIMA, Sept 17 Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra will face an impeachment hearing on Friday after the country's constitutional court on Thursday rejected his appeal to delay congressional efforts to remove him from his post.

UPDATE 1-Copper giant Peru's economy contracted 11.7% in July

15 Sep 2020

LIMA, Sept 15 Peru's economy shrank 11.71% in July versus the same month a year earlier, the Andean country's government said on Tuesday, the fifth straight month of contraction due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, though shallower than previous months.

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