Monday, October 15, 2007
PERUVIANS IN IRAQ:
- The Associated Press and the Santiago Times each have stories about Peruvian private security forces in Iraq
- Agence France-Press and Xinhua on another tragic bus accident in Junin
PERUVIANS IN IRAQ:
- 'Namibia Deports US Security Employees' (Associated Press, Rodrick Mukumbira) "Some U.S. lawmakers have said the government relies too heavily on private contractors who fall outside the military courts martial system. Many of the contractors working in Iraq are also third-country nationals. Triple Canopy, a security company that has State Department contracts, has scores of Peruvian guards working checkpoints in the Green Zone."
- 'The Story Of A Blackwater Recruit From Chile' (Santiago Times) “It’s basically a commercial problem. Now it is better to contract a Peruvian for US$800 or a Ugandan for just US$500. This is the business of war,” explains Cortés."
- '22 Dead, 15 Injured In Peru Bus Mishap' (Agence France-Press) In Junin, between Morococha and La Oroya
- 'Peru Coach Crash Kills 22, Injures 39' (Xinhua News Agency)
- 'Killers Stalk Latin American Journalists With Impunity' (Miami Herald, Frances Robles and Andres Viglucci) re: Knight Foundation report "In Peru this month, two military officers were sentenced to more than 15 years for ordering the 1988 murder of journalist Hugo Bustios Saavedra."
- 'Knight Foundation Strengthens Fight Against Impunity In The Americas' (Knight Foundation, press release)
- 'Media Group: More Attacks On Free Expression In The Americas' (Associated Press, Laura Wides-Munoz)
- 'IAPA General Assembly to evaluate disturbing status of press freedom in the Americas' (Inter Ameriacan Press Association, press release)
- AUDIO: 'Free Trade Plays Role In Presidential Campaigns' (National Public Radio, )
- 'A Suggested Salve To Free-Trade Anxiety' (Wall Street Journal, Greg Hitt)
- 'Hostile Takeover - Century Desires Sulliden' (Canadian Mining Journal)
- 'Oil & Gas Report Peru Released' (PR Log, press release; purchase subscription)
- 'SABMiller 1H In Line With Hopes' (Dow Jones, Michael Carolan; Financial Times, Maggie Urry)
- 'SABMiller H1 Volumes Rise 11%, Shares Dip' (Reuters, David Jones) "Its biggest Latin American market, Colombia, saw volumes up 7% with slower growth in the latter part of the half-year, while in its second largest, Peru, volumes were up 10%, hit by cold weather and an earthquake this year."
- OPINION: 'Paving The Road To Growth' (Turkish Weekly, Bjørn Lomborg, Julio Gonzalez , Jose Luis Guasch and Tomas Serebrisky) "In Peru, logistics costs represent 34% of the value of the country’s products. Reducing this to 20% would spark an impressive increase in demand and employment across many industries. Even if this led to just one percentage point of additional growth, Peru’s GDP would increase by $800 million a year."
- REVIEW: 'Cochrane: The Real Master And Commander', by David Cordingly (Washington Post, Ken Ringle)
- El Coro LatinoAmericano in Pittsburgh, Oct 20 (Pittsburgh Tribune) "Conducting El Coro Latinoamericano will be Enrique Bernardo, from Lima, Perú. Bernardo is a concert pianist and opera singer who is currently pursuing his Artist Diploma at Duquesne University. He also received his Master’s degree in music from Carnegie Mellon University in 2006."
- 'O'Hashi: Chains Of Events' (Colorado Daily, Richard Valenty) Boulder City Council candidate Alan O'Hashi; "Part of his mother's side of the family came to the U.S., while another part went to Peru, and O'Hashi had an experience during a trip to Peru in which the common language was Japanese.”
- Peruvian Ambassador Carlos Yrigoyen at Exhibition In New Delhi (Brandsmith, press release, India)
- 'Teacher/Coach Leads Rainforest Voyages' (Daily Tribune, Jim Evans) re: Kevin Gallatin
- 'Bolivian, Chilean Intellectuals Meet' (Prensa Latina) "Among the visiting experts is Chilean researcher Jose Miguel Concha, who will lecture on 'Argentine-Peruvian Intervention in the Failure to Ratify the 1895 Chilean-Bolivian Treaties'."
- 'Mother, Daughter Die In Daly City Collision' (San Francisco Examiner, Mike Rosenberg) re: Magaly Perochena, 43, and her 8-year-old daughter Fabiola Peralta
- 'Kim Il Sung's Work Published In Peru' (Korean Central News Agency, North Korea) "President Kim Il Sung's famous work 'Let Us Develop South-South Cooperation' was brought out in booklet by the Publiraser Publishing House of Peru on October 5. The work, published on June 9, Juche 76 (1987), clarifies the principle and ways to develop the non-aligned movement and successfully realize the south-south cooperation."