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Peru’s leftist party shows deft agility in policy reversals
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 8, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s leftist party shows deft agility in policy reversals

Peru’s leftist party, Broad Front, demonstrates its ability to adapt and be unpredictable at a time when Peruvian sport needs a role model to look up to. Two policy reversals  Full Article »

Peru’s leftist party shows true colors in Venezuela row
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 11, 2016 Leave a comment

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 »

Peru to pass resolution condemning Venezuela’s government
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 9, 2016 1 comment

Peru to pass resolution condemning Venezuela’s government

UPDATE: The 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. Peru’s Congress is  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 »

Facing prison, Pepe Julio Gutierrez isolated from Tia Maria opposition
Posted by Colin Post on May 21, 2015 Leave a comment

Facing prison, Pepe Julio Gutierrez isolated from Tia Maria opposition

Facing mounting evidence of extortion, jailed anti-mining leader Pepe Julio Gutierrez has been effectively sidelined from the opposition to the Tia Maria copper mine in southern Peru. Tambo Valley Defense Front  Full Article »

Government to arrest Pepe Julio Gutierrez, freeze Islay province funds
Posted by Colin Post on May 13, 2015 Leave a comment

Government to arrest Pepe Julio Gutierrez, freeze Islay province funds

In the face of fierce opposition to the Tia Maria copper mine in Arequipa, Peru’s government looks to regain control by arresting key protest leaders and cutting off financing. Peru’s interior  Full Article »