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Peru hails deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions

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Lima, Apr. 19. The Peruvian government Saturday welcomed the joint statement on Ukraine issued in Geneva, Switzerland on April 17 by that country, Russia, United States and the European Union, urging the parties to de-escalate tensions and restore security for all citizens.

Video - Tourism in the Pacific Alliance.

Peru to regain status as second world's copper producer

Lima, Apr. 19. Peru will regain its standing as the world's second largest copper producer thanks to the Southern Copper's Toquepala and Tía Maria expansion projects, Peru's Energy and Mines Industry (MEM) said.

Claudio Pizarro scores again for Bayern Munich

Lima, Apr. 19. Peruvian striker Claudio Pizarro was on target again as Bayern Munich grabbed a 2-0 win over struggling Eintracht Braunschweig in the Bundesliga at the Eintracht-Stadion on Saturday afternoon.

Peru orders evacuation of 28,000 camelids after Ubinas Volcano's eruption

Lima, Apr. 19. Peruvian authorities ordered the moving of nearly 28,000 camelids (alpacas and llamas) of the herds that live near the Ubinas volcano because of the seismic activity that has covered their pastures in ash.

Peru inmates perform musical ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ for Holy Week

Lima, Apr. 19. Eighty Peruvian inmates at the Sarita Colonia prison performed their version of the musical Jesus Christ Superstar Tuesday as part of Holy Week celebrations in Lima.

Peru eyes free trade agreement with India

Calcuta, Apr. 18. Peru is looking to sign a Free Trade agreement (FTA) with India which is expected to almost triple the volume of annual trade between the two countries, it has been reported.

Peru's Mauricio Fiol claims nine swim medals in Colombia

Lima, Apr. 17. The experienced Peruvian swimmer Maurcio Fiol continuous on his path of success by winning nine medals at the Ciudad de Cali Cup, held in Cali, Colombia, it has been reported.

Peru's domestic tourism to hit US$300mn over Holy Week

Lima, Apr. 17. Peru’s domestic tourism is expected to generate US$ 300 million in revenues over the ongoing Easter holidays, the Head of the National Chamber of Tourism (Canatur), Carlos Canales, said Thursday.


Video - Peruvian government and business officials ring opening bell at NYSE.

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