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Peru’s Congress moves to repeal hate-crime legislation
Posted by Erin Anderson on Apr 10, 2017 1 comment

Peru’s Congress moves to repeal hate-crime legislation

Peru’s Congress last week took the first step to repeal language which makes violence against gays and transsexuals a hate crime. The congressional constitutional commission, controlled by the Popular Force party of  Full Article »

Church disowns bishops’ comments on Peru’s candidates
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 31, 2016 Leave a comment

Church disowns bishops’ comments on Peru’s candidates

Peru’s conference of bishops has issued a statement to override recent condemnations of specific presidential candidates by regional bishops. A controversy emerged with less than two weeks before Peru holds general  Full Article »

Keiko Fujimori comments make waves among political base
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 2, 2015 Leave a comment

Keiko Fujimori comments make waves among political base

Peru’s leading presidential candidate, Keiko Fujimori, generated controversy within her party for comments she made at a conference in the United States. In a conference at Harvard University, Fujimori endorsed  Full Article »

Transgender man gives birth in Arequipa
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 10, 2015 Leave a comment

Transgender man gives birth in Arequipa

A transgender man has given birth to a baby in Arequipa for the first time in Peruvian history. A man identified as “Alejandro” according to his identification arrived at the  Full Article »