Peru´s Government will Promote Growth through Tourism

Tuesday August 23, 2016
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Peru´s Prime Minister, Fernando Zavala, declared that the new government will rely heavily on tourism to promote growth and build the economy.

Zavala made these statements as he addressed Congress with the intent to build confidence in the new government´s plans. These plans include increasing foreign tourists in Peru to 7 million by 2021, which is double the 3.5 million foreigners that entered Peru last year.

Additionally, the Prime Minister declared to RPP radio station, ´´We want to prioritize tourism, because this is where we can create new sources of growth and new jobs for Peru.´´ (more…)

PPK names Fernando Zavala Prime Minister

Tuesday July 12, 2016
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The future President of Peru, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, has named Fernando Zavala as Peru´s next Prime Minister.

Kuczynski asserts that Zavala, as an economist, has much knowledge and experience that he can bring to the position. He is 45 years old and has served in various public offices, one of them being Economy and Finance Minister in 2005 and 2006.

It is said that Zavala has accepted this nomination and has already begun to collaborate with Kuczynski´s team.

Zavala is currently working as the CEO at Backus and Johnston S.A.A. Brewing Company. (more…)

An inside look into Peru´s new president: Pedro Pablo Kuczynski

Tuesday June 14, 2016
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Pedro Pablo Kuczynski was born on October 3, 1938 in Lima, Peru. His father was a German doctor who did missions and research along the coast of Peru.

Pedro Pablo Kuczynzki grew up living among Iquitos, Puno, Cusco, and Lima. The Kuczynski family was not well-off, so all of Pedro Pablo´s education was funded through scholarships. That being said, he managed to attend some impressive schools, including Princeton and Oxford.

He also was very interested in music as a young boy. In Switzerland and England, he took various classes in composition, piano, and flute. (more…)

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