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Politics News Sunflower Updated May 26, 2020 421 0 1 0 0
On March 6, 2020 the first person (patient zero) in Peru - a 25-year old Latam Airlines employee who visited Spain, France and the Czech Republic in February - was tested positive for SARS-CoV2. With this Corona officially arrived in Peru. As was to be expected numbers of infected rose quickly over the past 10 days.
Politics News TinTin Updated April 18, 2019 3541 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.
Politics News Sunflower Updated January 30, 2019 5185 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 1777 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 2965 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 4386 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 3654 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 5554 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 4494 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 2320 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.