Peru Support Group

An independent NGO that works to defend human rights, promote social inclusion and strengthen democracy

News and Analysis

We draw attention to poverty and human rights issues in Peru by providing timely news and analysis to an international network of policymakers, researchers and civil society groups.

Facts and Key Issues

Peru is a country of abundant natural resources and rich culture. Despite this, over half of the population live in poverty. Social discrimination and inequality are widespread.

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Peru Support Group is partially supported by CAFOD and occasional other contracts that we obtain. But without donors we could not continue.

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New and Archive Site: Peru Support Group 

You are now on the new PSG website. PLEASE COMMENT ON THIS SITE, PARTICULARLY IF YOU HAVE FOUND PROBLEMS WITH IT.

This new site contains only articles from the last year or so. To access earlier articles select the Archive tab in the main menu and follow the instructions.

 

Latest News and Analysis

Prosecutor piles on pressure over Fujimori and friends

Notwithstanding her release from jail earlier this month, last week saw Keiko Fujimori facing further multiple accusations of corrupt behaviour. Public Prosecutor José Domingo Pérez used new evidence from witnesses to accuse her of not only receiving illicit funding...

Barata spills more beans

In evidence given to the Peruvian judicial enquiry into the operations of Odebrecht in Peru, Jorge Barata provides fresh insights into how the company went about the business of securing contracts during the government of Ollanta Humala. His version of events was...

Andes warming: need for community buy-in

Work is at last under way to create an early-warning system, in the mountains around Huaraz in Ancash, that might mitigate the dangers of avalanches caused by glacial melt. An avalanche fall into a high altitude lake in the Andes can cause a tsunami of water, ice and...

ECLAC figures revise Peru’s growth rate, downwards

The latest figures from the UN Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLAC) put Peru’s growth rate for 2019 at no more than 2.3%. As the year has progressed, it has pared its estimates downwards. In April, it forecasted growth of 3.6%. This dropped to 3.2% in July...

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Linda Fabiani MSP
Richard Howitt
Simon Hughes
Reverend Ed O'Connell
Hugh O'Shaughnessy
Professor William Rowe
Rosemary Thorp CBE
Wendy Tyndale

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Ana Reyes-Hurt
Tel: +44 (0) 7936 631 932
Email: coordinator@perusupportgroup.org.uk
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