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Peru is one of the many Spanish speaking countries in the world. More than 80% of its population speaks Spanish, although this is not the only thing that makes Peru fascinating. It has many aspects that make it unique. These aspects include culture, traditions, agriculture, economy, and history. Traditions and cultures include various amounts and forms of art. Peru’s agriculture is supported by the coast, sierra, and jungle. Peru is a democratic republic, and its history ranges back to more than...

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Peru Some facts…… •  •  •  •  Peru is officially the Republic of Peru The capital of Peru is Lima. Peru s independence day is July 28 It is located in South America bordering 5 countries. •  Peru is the second largest nation in South America. •  Peru is divided into 25 regions Some facts…… •  The main language spoken in Peru is Spanish and a significant amount of people speak Quechua. •  Peru is a multiethnic country. •  According to the 2007 census, 81.3% of the population are Catholics...

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Culture Peru

People and Culture Peru represents a unique lifestyle that incorporates the rich historical influences of numerous cultures around the world. Peru lies on the site of the ancient Inca civilization, a highly skilled empire who ruled for over 300 hundred years until the early 16th century. The Inca civilization eventually fell to Spanish conquest which then introduced European influences to the area as well. Eventually, the Peruvians gained independence by defeating Spanish forces in the 1820's...

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Peru or Biru

Biru or Peru? Peru's territory is bordered by Ecuador and Colombia on the north, Brazil and Bolivia to the east, and finally Chile and Bolivia to the south and to the west lies the Pacific Ocean. In Peru you can find anything from steaming jungles to creeping glaciers, Peru, hugging South America's west coast, wraps its borders around dramatically varied geography with elicits varied cultures. A little smaller than Alaska, Peru has coastal deserts so dry that no one there has ever recorded rain...

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Peru Research Paper

Madison Spence 17 February 2013 Spanish 2312 Professor Elsa Coronado-Salinas Santa Rosa de Lima The country of Peru is home to many holidays and festivals each year. From the New Year’s Day celebration to the Christmas day celebration, Peru has set aside an abundance of days to observe the country’s many historic events. A very popular holiday in the country is Santa Rosa de Lima which takes place each year on August 30. The holiday dates back to the 17th century and celebrates the death of the patroness...

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Modern Peru

 From Old to Modern Peru Latin America's wars for independence during the 1800s weakened its connection with Spain through political affairs that changed after years of an unbalanced economy and unstable rule. While Latin America was negatively impacted by the violence and instability, it went through its own Industrial Revolution which gave Latin America the power and reputation it needed to be one of the world’s main producers for raw materials. In many Latin American countries, racial discrimination...

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Unemployment in Peru: An economic concern

 Unemployment in Peru: an Economic Concern AIU Online Abstract The Peruvian unemployment rate has started to decline in the past few years. The lowered unemployment rate connects to Peru’s economy and means it is on the mend. There are several relationships between the lowered unemployment rate and the economy that will be described. The data on this occurrence has a trend that shows it will continue to decrease. This will mean the economy will continue to improve....

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Country Risk Analysis - Peru

analysis Strengths: Peru is a country blessed with natural resources. In 2010 its exports reached some 23 billion GBP, which was mainly made out of minerals, petroleum and agricultural products. Its mining industry is the largest in Latin America, accounting for 7,7 billion GBP of its total exports in 2010. The climate is also favourable for agriculture, representing 13% of GDP, and employing 30% of the population. In addition, sites like Machu Picchu, Cuscu and Sacsayhuaman make Peru a popular tourist...

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Affect and Case Vii Peru

CASE VII PERU 1. What are some current issues facing Peru? What is the climate for doing business in Peru today? Answer: Following current issue facing peru. - Health/ Environmental - Financial Problems - Ethnic squabbles - Election issues - Mining issues Like many countries around the world, Peru has its share of economic problems. Peru is not a stable country right now given the many current issues they are facing. There are health and environmental concerns. These concerns include...

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Peru-Pest Analysis

* * MAN 6930 * * October 3, 2011 * * PEST ANALYSIS: PERU * * POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT * Over the past 10 years, Peru has experienced great political change following the impeachment of President Alberto Fujimori in late 2000, on accounts of bribery and corruption. Since then, former Presidents Alejandro Toledo and Alan Garcia as well as current President Ollante Humala have significantly decreased bribery and corruption, stabilizing the political climate...

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