News & Analysis

All That Glitters…

On the face of it, Peru should benefit enormously from the recent recovery in the prices of precious and base metals on world markets. Economists say that growth this year is likely to be in the region of 4-5% and that the country's exports should hit US$9 billion for...

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Twisting in the Wind

Five new cabinets in two and a half years; successive cabinet minister have had to pay the price for President Alejandro Toledo's lasting unpopularity. Mid-February saw the appointment of yet another new cabinet, following yet another new round of scandals involving...

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