Tuesday, June 27, 2017
On 4 January, a congressional commission with full investigative powers was created to deal with the accusations of illegal payments to government officials by Odebrecht, the Brazilian construction company. These relate to infrastructure contracts obtained from the Peruvian government from at least 2005 onwards. The information came to light as part of the wider investigation into the so-called ‘Lava...
Former Lima mayor Susana Villaran, who was in the forefront of efforts to restore democracy to Peru when strognman Alberto Fujimori was in power in the 1990s, argues that the new government under Pedro Pablo Kuscinsky has to renew the fight.
The giant Brazilian bank offers a rare in-depth interview
Working through IIRSA, the Bank is funding dam construction throughout South America.
Without the bank, BNDES would not have been built. But this massive act of environmental hubris is fraught with problems.
The rise of the Brazil's giant construction companies is intimately linked to power, corruption and bank loans
The Pope delivered a strongly political message in his recent visit to Bolivia, Peru and Paraguay, one that is reverberating around the world.
The Cochabamba Declaration mobilises scientists and indigenous experts concerning the preservation of rock art and indigenous sacred places in South America
Little has emerged of the 'great transformation' promised by Ollanta Humala when he was elected in June 2011.
How the media use Venezuela links to attack the left, in Spain, Peru and Mexico

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