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Politics News Sunflower January 11, 2017 500 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 December 30, 2016 742 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 December 18, 2016 715 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 December 12, 2016 790 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 December 06, 2016 891 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 November 29, 2016 527 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...
Politics News Sunflower October 18, 2016 574 0 1 0 0
Less than two weeks after the first corruption scandal rocked PPK’s government, Peru’s president today once again made clear that he is 100% committed to fight corruption and nepotism in the Andean nation. During a public statement Pedro Pablo Kuczynski announced 5 measures aiding the fight against corruption.
Politics News Sunflower October 16, 2016 405 0 1 0 0
According to the newest survey of Ipsos, an independent leading marketing and research company, published in the Peruvian daily El Comercio this Sunday, the popularity rating of Peru’s president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (PPK) dropped 8 percent points in October.
Politics News Sunflower October 16, 2016 394 0 1 0 0
For nearly two years now the Peruvian prosecuting attorney’s office investigates a huge corruption scandal involving former First Lady Nadine Heredia.
Politics News Sunflower September 17, 2016 1301 0 1 0 0
President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (usually only named PPK) finished his first trip abroad as Peru’s head of state on Friday. The 77-year-old, who took office in July, travelled to top trade partner China aiming at opening new market opportunities for Peruvian exports, broadening access to Chinese food markets and further encouraging investments from China in the areas of mining,...