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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.

4.5 magnitude quake strikes Huancavelica, southern Peru

Lima, Apr. 20. An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale jolted Peru's southern region of Huancavelica on Sunday morning, Peru’s Geophysical Institute (IGP) reported.

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.

Virgen de Chapi Sanctuary to welcome 20,000 devotees

Lima, Apr. 20. More than 200,000 pilgrims are expected to visit the Sanctuary of the Virgen de Chapi, one of the most venerated statutes of the Virgin Mary in Peru and patron saint of the southern Peruvian region of Arequipa.

Peru among world's top ten cheapest countries to backpack

Lima, Apr. 20. Peru have been ranked among the cheapest countries in the world to backpack, according to StudentUniverse travel guides.

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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