The Canadian metals exploration company Tier One Silver raised $13.5 million to fund its first drill programme in Curibaya, its silver-gold exploration project in Peru. The drilling should start in the second quarter of this year.
The first batch of 50,000 vaccine doses from Pfizer has arrived to Peru. The government had announced that at least 48 million doses would be administered throughout the vaccination process. Indeed, Peru has secured contracts with Pfizer, AstraZeneca, the COVAX Facility and Sinopharm to respectively deliver 20 million, 14.04 million, 13.2 million and 1 million doses.
According to the Economy and Finance Ministry, Peru remains attractive to foreign investors in the sovereign bond market, following the recent issuance of 4 billion dollars at low interest rates with a demand of up to $10 billion.
The Ministry of Labour and Employment Promotion announced that its 'Trabaja Perú' programme will receive resources that will help create 107,000 jobs to fight unemployment and poverty in the country in 2021. Indeed, the programme's initial budget of 121.29 million soles ($33 million) and the transfer of 202.39 million soles ($55.12 million) should respectively generate 35,148 and 72,036 temporary positions.