Peru to distribute morning-after pills free of charge

Peru to distribute morning-after pills free of charge

A court in Peru has ruled that the health ministry must distribute the morning-after pill at public healthcare clinics across the country. In reversing a 2009 decision, the court ordered the health ministry  Full Article »

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Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Aug 24, 2016

Peru to distribute morning-after pills free of charge

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Peru to distribute morning-after pills free of charge

A court in Peru has ruled that the health ministry must distribute the morning-after pill at public healthcare clinics across the country. In reversing a 2009 decision, the court ordered the health ministry  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on Aug 16, 2016

Oil troubles drag Peru’s economic growth below expectations

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Oil troubles drag Peru’s economic growth below expectations

Peru’s economic growth in 2016 is developing slightly lower than economists’ expectations due to a collapse in oil production and fishing. Peru’s statistical agency, INEI, released data showing the economy  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on Aug 18, 2016

Award-winning film showcases ‘Baguazo’ conflict in Peru’s Amazon

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Award-winning film showcases ‘Baguazo’ conflict in Peru’s Amazon

“When Two Worlds Collide,” a documentary about the “Baguazo” conflict which left 33 people dead, opened in theaters in the United States on Wednesday. The Sundance award-winning documentary showcases the  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on Aug 23, 2016

Transport workers’ protest strands thousands in north Lima

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Transport workers’ protest strands thousands in north Lima

A transport workers’ protest which blocked the Panamericana Norte highway in north Lima left thousands of local residents without transportation on Monday. Hundreds of demonstrators blocked the highway in Lima’s  Full Article »

Posted by Colin Post on Aug 11, 2016

Peru’s leftist party shows true colors in Venezuela row

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Peru’s leftist party shows true colors in Venezuela row

UPDATE: The APRA resolution was passed Thursday with 103 votes for, 12 votes against and six legislators abstained. All of the resolution’s opposition came from the left-wing Broad Front party. A proposed  Full Article »

Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Aug 5, 2016

Peru President Kuczynski, Cabinet flex muscles to electro beats

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Peru President Kuczynski, Cabinet flex muscles to electro beats

President Pedro Pedro Kuczynski drew the ire of opposition legislators when he and his Cabinet started their first weekly meeting with a vigorous workout. Before tucking into the serious affairs  Full Article »