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Confiep lauds the appointment of Ana Jara as Peru's Prime Minister
New PM bolsters Peru's consensus and capabilities

President of the National Confederation of Private Business Associations (Confiep), Alfonso García Miró. Photo: ANDINA
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Lima, Jul. 23. Peru’s new Prime Minister, Ana Jara, guarantees stability in the country as she meets conditions to exert leadership and build bridges with all sectors, the National Confederation of Private Business Associations (Confiep) said Wednesday.

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Municipality of Lima upgraded to BBB+ by Fitch

Lima, Jul. 23. Fitch Ratings has upgraded the long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of the Metropolitan Municipality of Lima to 'BBB+' from 'BBB-‘, citing its strong fiscal position and high operating margins which are expected to result in manageable debt metrics.



Natural gas pipeline contract signed in Peru

Lima, Jul. 23. The government of Peru signed the long-awaited contract with Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht and Spanish firm Enagas to build and operate the Southern Peruvian Gas Pipeline (GSP), in a ceremony held early on Wednesday at the Government Palace.



IMF to hold student event on LatAm future in Peru

Lima,Jul. 23. Peru's capital Lima is set to host a International Monetary Fund's (IMF) conference devoted to discuss means to build more inclusive, just and equitable societies by regional young leaders.



Peru’s Hernandez targets podium at Desafio Guarani

Lima, Jul. 23. Peruvian driver Alexis Hernandez placed third in the second stage of Dakar Series’ Desafío Guaraní and is looking to take a spot on the medal stand of this competition held in Paraguayan lands.


Ayacucho to promote tourism over Independece holidays

Lima, Jul. 23. The Ayacucho region, in south-eastern Peru, will celebrate its traditional Vilca Raymi Festival at the archaeological Inca complex of Vilcashuama in order to increase tourist arrivals during the national holidays.


Archaeological site yields evidence of ancient astronomical lab in Peru

Lima, Jul. 23. Archaeological complex of Licurnique, located four hours from Olmos district in Peru’s northern region of Lambayeque, reveals evidence of an astronomical laboratory from the formative stage.


Magnitude-4.5 quake strikes Piura, northern Peru

Lima, Jul. 23. An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale jolted the coastal region of Piura in northern Peru early Wednesday, the Peruvian Geophysical Institute (IGP) has reported.


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