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Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra (on the left) with his new Minister of Finance and Economy Carlos Oliva
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
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
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
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
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
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)
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?
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.
Peru among the 51 countries which signed the new UN treaty banning nuclear weapons; photo: UN
Peru was one of the first countries to sign the world’s first legally-binding treaty banning nuclear weapons. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons was adopted by 122 countries at the United Nations in July and opened for signature on September 20, 2017 on the margins of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly.
Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's new cabinet as of September 17, 2017; photo: Andina
For weeks classes were suspended in Peru due to a controversial teacher’s strike. After long and intense negotiations teachers are back at work, students returned to school and the contentious education reform is back on track. Everything good? Nowhere near.
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