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New Peruvian Defense Minister appointed
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 inte...
Peru’s President PPK visits Chile
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 ...
PPK announces 5 measures to fight corruption
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 again...
Popularity of Peru’s president drops by 8 %
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.
For nearly two years now the Peruvian prosecuting attorney’s office investigates a huge corruption scandal involving former First Lady Nadine Heredia.
PPK concludes China visit
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 f...