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This week

It was the week that saw the arrival of the coronavirus in Peru, a development that has all and sundry concerned owing to the deficiencies of the Peruvian health system. Not surprisingly today’s (Saturday’s) newspapers have...

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AIDESEP accused of misusing funds

The Rainforest Foundation of Norway (RFN) has informed AIDESEP, the Association of Indigenous Organisations of the Peruvian Rainforest, of its decision to cease funding following an audit report that identified systematic misuse...

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‘Que se vayan todos’

‘Let’s get rid of them all’. Loosely translated, this is the headline message of a huge march in Lima and other cities on 5 September, designed to register public protest at the delaying tactics deployed by the congressional...

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Loreto v Melka

Loreto’s environmental prosecutor has opened a case against palm oil magnate Dennis Melka. Citing last week’s convictions for deforestation by executives of a Melka subsidiary as a test case with repercussions at national level,...

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