LIMA Peru is preparing legislation to update the country's mining laws but is unlikely to make any "big changes" on taxes on mining companies, Finance Minister Carlos Oliva said on Monday.
LIMA Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra on Sunday proposed ending the legislative and presidential terms of office a year earlier than scheduled and holding elections in 2020 in the face of opposition to his efforts to pass anti-corruption measures.
LIMA Venezuela's baseball team will not compete in the Pan American Games beginning this week, but some athletes who have escaped the country's economic collapse will play for their adopted home of Peru, host to the 18th edition of the regional multi-nation event that precedes the Olympics.
LIMA Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo was arrested in the United States on Tuesday and faces extradition back to Peru, the South American country's justice minister said, as part of a sweeping corruption probe that has snared several political leaders.
LIMA Protesters blocked a portion of Peru's main coastal highway on Monday in the start of a new challenge to a billion-dollar copper mining project that has been a lightning rod for conflict.
LIMA Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra's decision to grant a green light for a long-delayed copper project is emerging as a key test of his ability to ease opposition to mining that has derailed billions in investments in the world's No. 2 producer.
LIMA Ecuador will likely become a member of the market-friendly regional trade bloc the Pacific Alliance next year, the president of Peru said on Saturday, the latest sign of the South American country's rightward shift under President Lenin Moreno.
LIMA Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Peru plan to work with the World Bank to launch a new bond to cover losses in the event of extreme weather, Peru's finance minister said on Friday.
LIMA/MEXICO CITY China's Huawei is in the process of potentially launching its "Hongmeng" operating system (OS) to replace the U.S. Android OS, an executive said on Thursday, after Reuters reported that the company has applied to trademark the OS in various countries. | Video
LIMA, June 12 Chinese telecoms giant Huawei
Technologies Co Ltd has asked Peruvian authorities to
trademark its "Hongmeng" operating system, a sign it may be
deploying a back-up plan in key markets in case U.S. sanctions
hit its current business model.