Government to improve Ica’s electric supply with $18.3 mn investment

The Ministry of Energy and Mines announced that Ica region's electric supply would be improved with two new transformer substations, requiring an $18.3 million investment. The concessions for these two projects were awarded to the company Interconexión Eléctrica as part of a public tender. A better electric system will boost the local economy and benefit around 60,000 Peruvians.

Government in advanced negotiation for 20 mn Sputnik V vaccines

Peru's government declared that it currently was in advanced negotiation with Russian laboratory Gamaleya in order to secure 20 million Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine doses. In addition, Peruvian executives are continuing negotiations with Sinovac, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson over respectively 7 million, 12 million and 5 million doses, as part of their objective to acquire a total of 80 million vaccines for the population.