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Peru’s formalization plan does not touch labor regulation
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 25, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s formalization plan does not touch labor regulation

Peru’s new finance minister outlined his plan to boost formalization in labor markets, which does not include changing the country’s rigid labor regulation. In his inaugural address, President Pedro Pablo  Full Article »

Peru state hospitals to give free morning-after pills
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Aug 24, 2016 2 comments

Peru state hospitals to give free morning-after pills

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 »

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 woman loses limbs in public healthcare mishap
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Aug 17, 2016 2 comments

Peru woman loses limbs in public healthcare mishap

A woman who went into a Lima hospital to have kidney stones removed has had her hands and feet amputated after alleged malpractice. Shirley Melendez, a 25-year-old counselor at Peru’s  Full Article »

Peru’s rewards scheme nets arrests of most-wanted fugitives
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 16, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s rewards scheme nets arrests of most-wanted fugitives

The expansion of Peru’s rewards program has led to the arrests of six of Peru’s most-wanted fugitives in less than two weeks. Peru’s interior ministry announced today that the leader  Full Article »

#NiUnaMenos: 50,000 protest violence against women in Lima
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Aug 15, 2016 1 comment

#NiUnaMenos: 50,000 protest violence against women in Lima

At least 50,000 people marched in the #NiUnaMenos protest against violence and abuse of women in downtown Lima on Saturday. The rally dubbed “Not One Less” was organized after reports  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 »

Illegal mining destroying pristine national park in Peru’s Amazon
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Aug 11, 2016 Leave a comment

Illegal mining destroying pristine national park in Peru’s Amazon

Peru’s failure to stop illegal mining in Madre de Dios has lead to sustained deforestation and pollution in the Tambopata National Reserve of the Amazon jungle. An Amazon conservation group released satellite  Full Article »

Peru President Kuczynski, Cabinet flex muscles to electro beats
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Aug 5, 2016 Leave a comment

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 »

Martial law in Lima port district extended to nine months
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 1, 2016 Leave a comment

Martial law in Lima port district extended to nine months

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski extended the state of emergency in Callao by 30 days as his interior minister promised tough new measures to fight crime. In one of his new  Full Article »