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.
LIMA, Jan 5 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
LIMA Protests by farm workers demanding better wages in Peru raged on for a fourth day Thursday, spreading north into key agricultural areas of the Andean nation, derailing harvests of some crops, snarling transport of produce and leaving at least one dead.
LIMA, Dec 2 Dozens of buses and trucks on the
largest highway in southern Peru were stranded on Wednesday as
farm workers launched a third day of protests, forcing lawmakers
to promise fresh debate over a long-standing but controversial
SANTIAGO Peru has secured enough coronavirus vaccine to give nearly three-quarters of its population at least one dose when the immunization is available, a hopeful development for a nation with one of the highest COVID-19 death rates in the world.
By Adam Jourdan, Aislinn Laing, Maria Cervantes and Diego Oré
LIMA More than 100 indigenous activists in Peru´s Amazon occupied infrastructure belonging to the state-run Petroperú pipeline, the company said on Tuesday, demanding improved social benefits and health care in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.