News Politics News

Politics

30 results - showing 1 - 10
1 2 3
Ordering
Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra (on the left) with his new Minister of Finance and Economy Carlos Oliva
Politics News SunflowerSunflower June 12, 2018 331   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 May 29, 2018 362   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 April 07, 2018 723   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 April 03, 2018 796   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.
Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra
Politics News SunflowerSunflower March 27, 2018 594   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 March 25, 2018 429   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.
Medical marijuana finally legal in Peru
Politics News SunflowerSunflower November 22, 2017 489   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.
Does Peru changes its constitution to sentence child rapists to death?
Politics News SunflowerSunflower October 31, 2017 1027   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.
Peru among the 51 countries which signed the new UN treaty banning nuclear weapons; photo: UN
Politics News SunflowerSunflower September 22, 2017 1254   0   1   0   0  
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.
A draft bill regarding the use of medical marijuana was approved by the National Defense Commission of the Peruvian Congress; next step a plenary debate that could clear the way for the legal usage of cannabis oil in Peru
Politics News SunflowerSunflower September 20, 2017 566   0   1   0   0  
For decades Peru fought a fierce war on all illegal drugs no matter how beneficial some substances might be in certain cases. But an incident at the beginning of this year lead to a rethinking of this position in some Peruvian politicians at least regarding the usage of marijuana for medicinal purposes.
30 results - showing 1 - 10
1 2 3