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Peru

Peruvian President Ollanta Humala concluded a five-day visit to the People’s Republic of China after meeting with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang and representatives of top corporations on Monday. The objective of the meetings is to boost bilateral relations and attract strategic Chinese investments in Peru.

View AQ's exclusive photos of mines and their surrounding communities in Chile, Colombia and Peru.

Nosotras estamos en la calle, or We Are on the Streets, is the name of an arts and politics festival that took place earlier this month for the fifth year in a row to promote female participation in the public sphere.

As the world grapples with generating employment, growth and innovation, a new club of countries has emerged as an engine of regional growth.

Watch video clips from mining site visits in Chile and Peru and AQ's exclusive documentary about an initiative by the Cerrejón coal mine in La Guajira, Colombia to relocate a part of the Río Ranchería.

Natural resource extraction is a key contributor to economic growth in various parts of the Western Hemisphere, but governments, businesses and civil society are faced with how to improve extractive activity and its effects on broad-based socioeconomic development in respective communities.

Improving relations with the community is fundamental to the long-term prosperity of both mining companies and local residents.

A new financial transactions law signed this week by President Ollanta Humala will make it easier for Peruvians to conduct financial transactions using their mobile phones.  

President Ollanta Humala is on a three day visit to France, Spain and Portugal as part of his effort to strengthen Peru’s ties with European countries. On Thursday, Humala met with his counterpart in France, François Hollande, where both leaders signed agreements related to student exchanges programs and mutual recognition of diplomas. 

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