Peru: History

  1. 1836-1839

    Peru and Bolivia join in a short-lived confederation. 

  2. 1879-1883

    Peru is defeated by Chile in the Pacific War. Peru loses southern territory to Chile.

  3. 1998

    Peru initiated a border agreement with Ecuador, opening their borders for trade and development after a 50 year dispute over border and trade regulations. 

  4. 2004

    A major gas pipeline project is completed which connects gas fields in the jungle to the capital, Lima.

  5. 2005

    Peru and the United States sign a free trade agreement.


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