LIMA Peruvian socialist presidential front-runner Pedro Castillo assured the Andean nation on Thursday he would not nationalize companies and would honor the rule of law, a move aimed at calming jittery markets after a second opinion poll showed his lead growing against right-wing rival Keiko Fujimori.
LONDON/LIMA, April 12 Peru's currency tumbled on
Monday morning before recovering amid central bank intervention
to end the day up a slight 0.1%, while the 2030 sovereign bond
hit a more than seven-month low after socialist candidate Pedro
Castillo took a shock lead in the first round of the country's
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LIMA Uncertainty around Peru's presidential elections next month is heightening concern over the country's sol currency, compounding wider emerging market jitters among investors and dragging the tender to a record low against the dollar.
LIMA Lima's famous Central restaurant, home to some of Peru's most succulent cuisine and an earthy aroma that includes more than one hundred Andean spices and varieties of corn, recently closed its doors to the public amid a fierce second wave of COVID-19 infections.
LIMA, Jan 8 Peru has confirmed the first case of
a highly transmissable variant of the coronavirus first found in
Britain, the Ministry of Health said on Friday, as cases tick
upwards and hospitals in some parts of the country warn of
LA PAZ/LIMA The critical-care wards of major hospitals in Peru and Bolivia stand at or near collapse after end-of-year holidays, reflecting wider regional public health capacity concerns as much of Latin America struggles to secure adequate COVID-19 vaccine supplies.
LIMA (Reuters) -A three-week-long roadblock protest by locals has prevented Las Bambas mine in Peru, run by Australia-based MMG Ltd, from exporting 189,000 tonnes of copper concentrate, a mining association leader said on Tuesday.
LIMA Peru's health minister said on Tuesday that "controversy" had arisen over a liability waiver in the country's negotiations to obtain COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer Inc.