LIMA Peru state oil company Petroperu said approximately 8,000 barrels of crude oil had spilled in the Amazon after vandals severed the pipeline and then impeded technicians seeking to repair the damaged pipe.
LIMA A Peruvian judge late on Wednesday freed conservative opposition leader Keiko Fujimori from jail where she spent the past week pending charges in a money laundering probe.
LIMA Peru's former authoritarian leader Alberto Fujimori on Thursday appealed to current President Martín Vizcarra and to judges not to return him to prison because his "heart would not cope."
Peru's Congress on Thursday approved a referendum on a raft of political and judicial reforms introduced by the new government of President Martin Vizcarra and aimed at stamping out corruption and cronyism in one of Latin America's most promising economies.
LIMA Peru's state-owned energy company Petroperu is considering taking at least a 40 percent stake in the country's largest oil block once current operator Frontera Energy Corp's short-term contract ends in a year, the head of Petroperu said Wednesday.
LIMA, Sept 14 Peru's central bank said on Friday
that it expects a smaller trade surplus and larger current
account deficit this year compared to its previous estimates due
to global trade tensions that have lowered prices for the
country's copper and gold exports.
LIMA, Aug 8 Credicorp Ltd ,
Peru's largest financial holding company, said on Wednesday it
earned 977.8 million soles ($300 million) in second-quarter net
profit, up 6.3 percent from a year earlier.
LIMA Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra challenged the opposition-run Congress on Saturday to call a referendum on judicial and political reforms aimed at uprooting systemic corruption in one of Latin America's most promising economies.
LIMA, June 12 Southern Copper Corp
said on Tuesday that it plans to start building its
proposed $2.5 billion copper mine Michiquillay in Peru next year
and will likely start operations in 2022 - three years earlier
than previously forecast.
LIMA Peruvian precious metals miner Buenaventura said Southern Copper Corp is evaluating its proposal to jointly develop Southern's $2 billion copper project Michiquillay, Buenaventura's chief executive told Reuters on Wednesday.