Government injects $9.52 mn in food aid programme

Peru's President announced that its government approved a set of economic measures, amongst which is the capital injection of 35 million soles ($9.52 million) into the Food Supplementation Programme developed by the Development and Social Inclusion Ministry. This financial help will support common pots and soup kitchens, that feed the most vulnerable households in the country.

South Korea, Spain, France and Japan looking to participate in $2.99 bn highway project

The Ministry of Transport and Communications announced that South Korea, Spain, France and Japan had submitted final proposals to provide technical assistance in the implementation of the new Central Highway project, representing an investment of 11.57 billion soles ($2.99 billion). The purpose of this project is to reduce traffic, thus making the journey from Lima to Junín region faster and safer.