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Heavy floods in northern Peru, some call for suspending Pan Am Games
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Mar 14, 2017 1 comment

Heavy floods in northern Peru, some call for suspending Pan Am Games

Devastation caused by heavy flooding in Peru’s northern state of Piura has led to mayoral condemnation over failing investments in disaster prevention. Heavy rains brought on by extreme weather caused the  Full Article »

Peru’s Congress sacks respected education minister
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 15, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s Congress sacks respected education minister

Peru’s opposition-controlled Congress voted to impeach education minister Jaime Saavedra on Thursday. With 78 votes in favor, the Popular Force party controlled by Keiko Fujimori voted to censure the education  Full Article »

Peru proposes increased budget to improve services, boost economy
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Sep 12, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru proposes increased budget to improve services, boost economy

Peru’s government has submitted a fiscal budget for 2017 which expands spending by 4.7% to drive economic growth and improve government services. Cabinet chief Fernando Zavala presented to Congress last week a budget featuring significant spending increases in government  Full Article »

Peru govt prepares for fight with Congress over tax cut
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 1, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru govt prepares for fight with Congress over tax cut

Peru’s government will include a controversial cut to the national sales tax in its request for decree powers from the opposition-controlled Congress. Peru’s newspapers on Monday reported that President Pedro  Full Article »

Opposition makes Peru government kneel in confidence vote
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 20, 2016 1 comment

Opposition makes Peru government kneel in confidence vote

Peru’s Congress gave the new government of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski a vote of confidence after two full days of debate. Peru’s Constitution requires each new government’s Cabinet chief to  Full Article »

Peru’s new government outlines plan to fight rising crime
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 12, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s new government outlines plan to fight rising crime

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and members of his Cabinet have outlined a package of reforms aimed at combating crime in Peru. Rising crime was the top concern for voters in  Full Article »

Peru: Kuczynski picks former finance minister for Cabinet chief
Posted by Colin Post on Jul 11, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru: Kuczynski picks former finance minister for Cabinet chief

President-elect Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has selected Fernando Zavala, an economist with experience in the public and private sectors, as his Cabinet chief. Kuczynski confirmed media speculation on Friday that Zavala  Full Article »