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28 June 2013
International patterns of excessive surveillance, as well as anger at self-interested leaders in Brazil, are finding an echo in allegations against a string of Peruvian presidents.
27 June 2013
Professor Olinda Orozco Zevallos, president of Red Social, discusses the risks that women miners face, and initiatives to make their work safe and legal.
04 June 2013
José de Echave, former environment minister and now director of Cooperacción, warns that weaker rules on land expropriation and environmetal impacts could fuel more social conflict.
03 June 2013
Aborted state plans to buy energy assets showed the political leverage of big business winning out President Humala’s promised economic ‘transformation’.
28 May 2013
Sweeping exclusions threaten indigenous communities' long-delayed right to prior consultation, dividing the government and leaving investments open to prolonged resistance.
UPDATE 156. 03 April 2013
A look at the key issues affecting women's rights - including violence, authorities' emphasis on preserving the patriarchal family, and the approach of the Ministry for Women
UPDATE 156. 28 March 2013
What explains the turn-around in favour of Lima's centre-left mayor, and what does the result mean for governance in the capital?
Update 155. 11 February 2013
How to explain the president's popularity given that he has pinned his colours to the maintenance of foreign investment, overwhelmingly benefiting the top few per cent of Peru’s population?
11 February 2013
4 March 2013, London
A one-day conference featuring international speakers, who will explore alternative strategies for mining-based economies.
Update 154. 19 December 2012
The political battle surrounding the indulto for former President Alberto Fujimori continues to be waged unremittingly in the Peruvian media. The indulto is an official pardon conceded by the president to those who are at death’s door or whose life prospects are seriously impaired by their being held prisoner.