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Lima, Peru. Friday, April 18, 2014
Approved public investment projects in Peru top US$7.3bn

Construction works of a road network in Peru
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Lima, Apr. 18. The value of approved public investment projects (PIP) in Peru hit a record-breaking 20.3 billion soles (US$ 7.33 billion) at April 14, 2014, the country’s Economy and Finance Ministry (MEF) has announced.

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Peru's agro-exports touch US$761mn in two months

Lima, Apr. 18. Agricultural exports from Peru were worth US$ 761 million during the first two months of 2014, up 20.5 percent from the same period a year earlier, said on Friday the Peruvian Agriculture and Irrigation Ministry (Minagri).

Peruvian President express grieff over Garcia Marquez's death

Lima, Apr. 18. Peru’s President Ollanta Humala Tasso has conveyed his deep sympathies and condolences over the passing of Latin America’s most-celebrated writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez to his family and the Colombian people.

Peru filmmakers moving from serious dramas to genre fare

Lima, Apr. 18. Cinema in Peru is undergoing a revolution of sorts as a growing number of filmmakers tap into the tastes of local audiences and find fresh financing schemes to bring their pics to plexes.

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 Mario Vargas Llosa bids farewell to Garcia Marquez

Lima, Apr. 18. Nobel Prize Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa has expressed his grief and bidded farewell to the greatest novelist of his generation the Colombian Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

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.


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