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Serenazgo

Emergency Numbers
The Serenazgo is commonly described as the municipal “police”; probably more correctly described as better security personnel employed by the different municipalities in Peru. Their job is to maintain public peace and order, public safety and security as well as public morals.

Boticas Peru

Pharmacies & Medicine
Boticas Peru is a large pharmacy chain with over 140 outlets in Lima and Peru offering a wide range of over-the-counter drugs and prescription medicines.

UN - United Nations Peru

Peruvian Organizations, Institutions & Associations
Founded after World War II, the United Nations with its 193 member countries is the largest, most internationally represented and most powerful intergovernmental organization in the world.
In 1868 one of the strongest earthquakes (9.0) since the colonization hit the southern coast of Peru destroying almost completely Arica and Tacna as well as causing sever damages in Moquegua, Molendo, Ilo, Torata and Arequipa. Even Lima experienced strong shocks for around 5 minutes. Around 40,000 fatalities were reported. The tsunamis produced ...

Arab Peruvian Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of Commerce
Representing Arab nations in Peru, the Arab Peruvian Chamber of Commerce, is an association promoting and developing close commercial and cultural ties between Arab countries and Peru.
The Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion is an institution of the Peruvian Government in charge of implementing social programms and turning them into productive tools for the benefit of Peru's poor and vulnerable population.

Sanna - Clinica El Golf

International Hospitals
Sanna - Clinica el Golf is a good private clinic for all your emergency and general medical needs in San Isidro.

Suiza Alerta

Ambulances & Services
Suiza Alerta is a private ambulance service operated by Suiza Lab, probably the largest clinical laboratory in Peru with many branches in Lima as well as in Chiclayo, Piura and Tarapoto.

Saysi (former Rais Vida)

Homeopathic & Alternative Medicine
Saysi (former Rais Vida) is one of the leading companies on the Peruvian market developing and selling beauty, personal care, health and well-being natural products for men, women and children.

Aristocratic Republic (1884 - 1930)

Political History of Peru
After the War of the Pacific, the war expenditures, the loss of revenue from the Tarapaca region and a devastated country led to political instability with different civilian and military forces aiming for power and near bankruptcy which was averted by Peru accepting a proposal from its creditors giving them the right to control the railroads fo...
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