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Politics News Sunflower Updated January 30, 2019 932 0 1 0 0
Transparency International just recently published the 2018 Corruption Perception Index and even though efforts are made in Peru, the country failed to make any progress in the area and once again ended in the bottom half of the list.
Politics News Sunflower Updated December 30, 2018 977 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.
Politics News Sunflower Updated October 09, 2018 1184 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.
Politics News Sunflower Updated May 29, 2018 1452 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...
Politics News Sunflower Updated April 07, 2018 1620 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”.
Politics News Sunflower Updated June 12, 2018 2169 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.
Politics News Sunflower Updated March 27, 2018 1628 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.
Politics News Sunflower Updated March 27, 2018 1356 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.
Politics News Sunflower Updated November 22, 2017 1571 0 1 0 0
The struggle and persistence of patients, their relatives and supporters eventually paid off. The Peruvian Congress finally recognized the medicinal properties of cannabis and made the medical and therapeutic usage of marijuana legal in Peru.
Politics News Sunflower Updated October 31, 2017 3038 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.