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Daily news – February 10, 2022

News from: Al Jazeera, Brookings, Defense News, Defense One, East Asia Forum, Global Times, Reuters, The Jamestown Foundation AFRICA Africa needs smarter investment in digital infrastructure: Strategies for enticing the private sector. Tara Nathan, Brookings: Weak infrastructure is widely accepted as a fundamental limitation to growth in Africa. Governments in the region struggle to meet […]

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The Shining Path controversies that spurred Peru’s gov’t shake-up (Simeon Tegel, Al Jazeera)

Ignacio Tacas was 13 when he learned how his family was massacred. The details reached him, piece by piece, over an entire month of fragmentary television and newspaper reports. Members of the Shining Path killed his father, three sisters and brother – aged four to nine – maternal grandparents and two uncles in their remote […]

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Peru – Better data for safe economic reactivation (World Bank blogs)

JEREMY VEILLARD, AAKASH MOHPAL, GABRIEL AGUIRRE MARTENS, MARÍA INÉS BADIN write: Peru is among the world’s hardest-hit countries by the pandemic. To date, it has the largest number of COVID-19 deaths per capita in the world. It turns out that the lockdown established in the country in May last year was only respected in richer parts of the […]

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(Earth from Space) Lima, Peru

ESA writes: Lima, the capital and largest city of Peru, is featured in this Copernicus Sentinel-2 image. go to ESA website: ESA – Earth from Space: Lima, Peru

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Peru – The management of mining revenue in Peru (Chloe Schalit, Supriya Sadagopan, Mario Picon, Results for Development, Brookings)

Peru is still experiencing the effects of a highly polarized run-off presidential election where the generation, distribution, and use of mining revenue rose to the center of the debate. The management of mining revenue in Peru | Results for Development (r4d.org)

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Peru – Peru on edge as vote counting begins in tight presidential runoff (Al Jazeera)

Supporters of Peru’s presidential candidate Pedro Castillo gather outside the headquarters of his Free Peru party, in Lima, Peru on June 6, 2021 [Liz Tasa/ Reuters] Peru on edge as vote counting begins in tight presidential runoff | Elections News | Al Jazeera

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Peru – At least 14 killed in Peru attack before presidential election (Al Jazeera)

Deadly attack in remote region of Peru known for coca production comes less than two weeks before presidential runoff. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/5/24/deadly-peru-attack-just-weeks-before-election

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(Peru) Behavioural strategies to reduce teacher sorting in Peru (VOXEU)

Nicolas Ajzenman, Eleonora Bertoni, Gregory Elacqua, Luana Marotta, Carolina Méndez Low-income students are more likely to attend schools with less-qualified teachers, expanding the very achievement gaps that public education should help reduce. Although the problem of teacher sorting is well-documented, policy responses have tended to focus on increasing compensation at hard-to-staff schools, which can be […]

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(Peru) Peru reports new COVID deaths record ahead of elections (Al Jazeera)

Amid surge in coronavirus infections, Peruvians will go to the polls on April 11 to elect a new president and Congress. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/4/4/peru-reports-new-covid-deaths-record-ahead-of-presidential-polls

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(Peru) Lessons for combating despair? Hope, aspirations, and the outcomes of young adults in Peru (Brookings)

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(Peru/Pandemic) Lockdown imposed in central Peru as COVID-19 surges (Al Jazeera)

Measures to remain in force until February 14 as country looks to vaccines for way out of health crisis. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/1/27/peru-volunteer-in-sinopharm-vaccine-trial-dies-of-covid

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PERU – Peru farmworkers lift roadblock as gov’t talks begin (Al Jazeera)

Protesting farmworkers in Peru have lifted a roadblock as discussions with the government about a contentious agricultural law began on Friday following the deaths of three people in clashes with police. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/1/2/peru-farmworkers-lift-roadblock-as-govt-talks-begin