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Former Peruvian president Alan Garcia kills himself ahead of arrest (CNN/BBC)
Politics News TinTinTinTin Updated April 18, 2019 35   0   1   0   0  
Alan Garcia was rushed to hospital in the capital, Lima. A crowd of supporters gathered outside the hospital building and were held back by a line of police officers. Alan Garcia was accused of taking bribes from the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht - claims he vehemently denied.
referendum-peru-2018
Politics News SunflowerSunflower Updated December 30, 2018 1006   0   1   0   0  
Yesterday Peruvians headed to the polls to vote in a constitutional referendum on political and judicial reforms proposed by President Martín Vizcarra and seen by most as measure to end corruption in the country and earn back the people’s trust in the state.
Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra (on the left) with his new Minister of Finance and Economy Carlos Oliva
Politics News SunflowerSunflower Updated October 09, 2018 1239   0   1   0   0  
After just two months in office, Peruvian Minister of Finance and Economy, David Tuesta, resigned due to protests against the latest tax increases and discrepancies with Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra.
Peru signed the Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions (Anti-Bribery Convention) and the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters; photo: OECD
Politics News SunflowerSunflower Updated May 29, 2018 1553   0   1   0   0  
Secretary-General Angel Gurria of the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Peruvian Finance and Economy Minister David Tuesta met yesterday in Paris during a festive ceremony where they signed two major OECD Convention: the Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions (Anti-Bribery Convention) and the multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in...
Heads of State and Government inlcuding their delegations of 34 nations on the American continent are expected in Lima, Peru for the 8th Summit of the Americas
Politics News SunflowerSunflower Updated April 07, 2018 1714   0   1   0   0  
On April 13 and 14, 2018 the 8th Summit of the Americas takes place in Lima, Peru under the central theme “Democratic Governance against Corruption”.
Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra with his new Prime Minister Cesar Villanueva and the newly sworn-in Ministers; photo: Presidencia de la República
Politics News SunflowerSunflower Updated June 12, 2018 2312   0   20   0   0  
Just ten days after assuming office the new Peruvian Head of State and Government, Martin Vizcarra, swore in his cabinet of ministers on Monday afternoon.
From April 1, 2018 the new minimum wage in Peru is S/ 930
Economy News SunflowerSunflower Updated March 30, 2018 1651   0   1   0   0  
As his last official act before resigning from office last Wednesday former Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski made good on one of his electoral promises and signed a supreme degree which increases the minimum wage in Peru.
Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra
Politics News SunflowerSunflower Updated March 27, 2018 1786   0   1   0   0  
Martin Vizcarra, former First Vice President and Peruvian Ambassador to Canada, was sworn in as new Peruvian President after Congress accepted the resignation of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (PPK) who allegedly is involved in the Odebrecht corruption scandal. Vizcarra is set to finish PPK’s term in July 2021.
Former Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (left) and newly sworn-in Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra (right)
Politics News SunflowerSunflower Updated March 27, 2018 1377   0   1   0   0  
After months of political crisis Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (PPK) handed in his resignation on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 avoiding a second impeachment vote against him which most probably would have resulted in his dismissal by the Peruvian Congress.
Does Peru changes its constitution to sentence child rapists to death?
Politics News SunflowerSunflower Updated October 31, 2017 3118   0   1   0   0  
Violence against women and children is unfortunately a pervasive problem in Peru. So, for years every now and then there are demands for stiffer penalties for abusers and rapists; in case of child rapists even the death penalty is brought into play regularly.
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