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Politics News Sunflower Updated November 22, 2017 5933 0 1 0 0
For years Peru, one of the leading coca growers and among the top cocaine producers in the world, waged a fierce war on all drugs and illegal substances. It is all the more surprising that now there seems to be a rethinking, at least concerning cannabis.
Politics News Sunflower Updated April 18, 2019 8134 0 1 0 0
For months the Brazilian company Odebrecht involved in a huge corruption scandal spanning throughout Latin America makes the daily headlines in Peru. But who is Odebrecht? What’s going on? And how does this affect Peru?
Politics News Sunflower Updated April 29, 2017 4699 0 1 0 0
Renowned Latin America business magazine América Economía acknowledges in its annual ranking the Peruvian Minister of Economy and Finance, Alfredo Thorne, as the best minister of Latin America in his area.
Politics News Sunflower Updated April 29, 2017 4692 0 1 0 0
The popularity of president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (PPK) continuous to decline. Less than half a year after taking office the approval ratings of the Peruvian Head of State dropped from over 70% to only 37,2% in January according to the newest survey from CPI, the Peruvian market research and opinion company, a minus of 9 points compared to December....
Politics News Sunflower Updated April 29, 2017 2960 0 1 0 0
For years it has been common practice in Peru to straighten out minor traffic violations, all sorts of other offences or even more serious crimes with paying the police officer in charge either the right amount of money, presenting an appropriate gift or offering any other suitable benefit.
Politics News Sunflower Updated April 29, 2017 4483 0 1 0 0
A recent survey conducted by El Comercio, Peru’s most influential daily newspaper, in collaboration with Ipsos, an independent leading marketing and research company, revealed which 10 Peruvian public figures are seen in a positive light and which 10 negatively.
Politics News Sunflower Updated April 29, 2017 4939 0 1 0 0
Later this afternoon the educator Marilú Martens is sworn in as new Peruvian Education Minister replacing the economist Jaime Saavedra.
Politics News Sunflower Updated April 29, 2017 4596 0 4 0 0
While Peru’s president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (PPK) is jetting from one meeting to the next trying to encourage investments, improve the infrastructure, reform the health and education sector, fight corruption, deepen existing relations and establish new ones, his approval ratings however decline constantly; in December they dropped another 3%.
Politics News Sunflower Updated April 29, 2017 5525 0 1 0 0
Yesterday Peruvian president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (PPK) appointed former Minister of Culture Jorge Nieto as new Defense Minister to replace Mariano Gonzalez who resigned after a TV report revealed an intimate relationship with his personal adviser and criminal charges based on a conflict of interest were filed last week.
Politics News Sunflower Updated April 29, 2017 4865 0 1 0 0
Yesterday afternoon Peru’s president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (PPK) arrived in Santiago de Chile for a 3 day visit and was greeted by Chiles Minister of Foreign Affairs Heraldo Muñoz. While relations between the two neighboring countries have been tense for decades, PPK wants to let the differences rest and rather focus on dialogue, understanding and cooperation as both nations...