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Politics News Sunflower Updated November 22, 2017 3413 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 4752 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.
Politics News Sunflower Updated September 22, 2017 3766 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.
Politics News Sunflower Updated November 22, 2017 3176 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.
Politics News Sunflower Updated September 18, 2017 4870 0 1 0 0
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.
Politics News Sunflower Updated September 08, 2017 2969 0 1 0 0
Yesterday, Thursday September 7, Peruvian Congress gave President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski the permission to officially travel to the US and Vatican City from September 15 to 23, 2017.
Politics News Sunflower Updated July 15, 2017 1935 0 1 0 0
For over 2 years the former presidential couple Ollanta Humala and his wife Nadine Heredia have been investigated for money laundering, bribery and corruption. On Thursday evening Judge Richard Concepcion, head of the First Preparatory Investigation Court, ordered 18 months pre-trial detention for the ex-president and his wife.
Politics News Sunflower Updated June 22, 2017 1621 0 1 0 0
Alfredo Thorne, Peru’s Minister of Economy and Finance and close confidant of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, resigned yesterday after losing a vote of no confidence in the opposition controlled congress.
Politics News Sunflower Updated April 29, 2017 2297 0 5 0 0
After months of declining approval ratings managing the emergency response efforts in regard to the extreme rains, floods and landslides that hit the country for weeks have paid off for the Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and his ministers.
Politics News Sunflower Updated April 29, 2017 4853 0 1 0 0
On Monday, March 6, 2017 the Supreme Decree 006-2017-RE was published in the official Peruvian gazette El Peruano which allows some Indian citizens to travel visa free to Peru for touristic and recreational as well as business related purposes.