Every New Year the Lima Central Market turns bright yellow, and is adorned in underwear of the same color (a local, favorite tradition).
As a member of the Nationalist Party which is running in the presidential elections, Heredia was asked to not attend events.
The National Penitentiary Institute organized a celebration of the New Year for foreign prisoners in Peru prisons.
Keiko Fujimori’s party, Fuerza Popular, is being investigated for contributions made in 2011.
Serfor and a Piura community came together to help preserve a carob tree forest.