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Tensions rise over Peru’s position against Venezuela government
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Apr 1, 2017 5 comments

Tensions rise over Peru’s position against Venezuela government

Relations between Peru and Venezuela have further deteriorated after Venezuela’s supreme court shuttered the legislature in what critics called a “coup.” The Peruvian ambassador to Caracas was recalled in an escalation  Full Article »

Peru judge orders ex-President Humala to post bail in corruption probe
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 12, 2016 1 comment

Peru judge orders ex-President Humala to post bail in corruption probe

A court in Peru has ordered former President Ollanta Humala to post a $15,000 bond and restricted some liberties pending an investigation into corruption charges. After hearing prosecutors’ arguments against  Full Article »

Peru leads region in pressuring Venezuela’s Maduro
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 28, 2016 1 comment

Peru leads region in pressuring Venezuela’s Maduro

Peru’s government is taking a leading role in pressuring the government of President Nicolas Maduro in the midst of Venezuela’s political crisis. Peru’s president and Congress on Thursday both called  Full Article »

Did Veronika Mendoza just test the waters of moderation?
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 27, 2016 Leave a comment

Did Veronika Mendoza just test the waters of moderation?

A Broad Front congresswoman’s unprecedented condemnation of Venezuela’s government may forecast a pivot from leftist leader Veronika Mendoza. “Condemnation” is almost too strong of a word for yesterday’s Facebook post  Full Article »

Peru investigates former President Humala for money laundering
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 11, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru investigates former President Humala for money laundering

Prosecutors in Peru have formally opened a money-laundering investigation into former President Ollanta Humala. The news that prosecutor German Juarez had officially included Humala in his investigation into the Peruvian  Full Article »

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 signals a more neoliberal foreign policy
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 22, 2016 1 comment

Peru: Kuczynski signals a more neoliberal foreign policy

President-elect Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has spoken out against both Venezuela’s government and U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump since winning Peru’s 2016 election. The former World Bank economist was expected to  Full Article »

First lady barred from leaving Peru in corruption case
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 18, 2016 2 comments

First lady barred from leaving Peru in corruption case

A judge in Peru has prohibited first lady Nadine Heredia from leaving the country during her trial for money laundering charges. Judge Richard Concepcion granted prosecutor German Juarez’s request for  Full Article »