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Andean Group - May 2019

In this May edition of Latin American Regional Report: Andean Group we begin by looking at Peru where last month the national statistics institute (INEI) triumphantly announced that poverty levels in the country fell over 2018 by 1.2 percentage points.

Andean Group - April 2019

An informal workforce has long undermined Peru’s capacity to develop as an economy and a society.

Andean Group - March 2019

Last month a spokesperson for Peru’s state-owned petroleum company Petroperú announced that an agreement had been reached with the indigenous Wampis community of Mayuriaga that would allow for repairs to be carried out on a pipeline in the Amazonian northeastern region of Loreto, Peru.

Andean Group - February 2019

Last year the Peruvian government announced that it would be investing PEN18.5bn (US$5.5bn) in the Valle de los Ríos Apurímac, Ene y Mantaro (otherwise known as Vraem, the valley of the rivers Apurímac, Ene, and Mantaro) over a three-year period.

Andean Group - January 2019

Last month Peru held a referendum aimed at curbing corruption in which three of the four proposals were passed with ‘yes’ votes of upwards of 85%.