Peru is on the brink of approving chemical castration for pedophiles

Peru is on the brink of approving chemical castration for pedophiles

On Thursday, Peru’s Congress will vote on whether or not to approve chemical castration for those who are convicted of sexually assaulting minors under 14 years old. El Comercio reported  Full Article »

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Posted by Frances Jenner on May 22, 2018

Peru’s Congress approves first ever plenary session dedicated to women

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Peru’s Congress approves first ever plenary session dedicated to women

After months of ignored requests, the Congress will have a special plenary session Tuesday that will solely discuss the situation of women, children and teenagers. Agencia Andina reported that the  Full Article »

Posted by Arjun Harindranath on May 22, 2018

Furniture-retail giant IKEA is coming to Peru

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Furniture-retail giant IKEA is coming to Peru

  Swedish furniture-retail giant IKEA is coming to Peru. The company, popular for its low-cost flat-packing and self-assembly furniture, will be entering into an agreement with Latin American retail chain  Full Article »

Posted by Frances Jenner on May 4, 2018

‘Cuatro Mujeres’ play opens tonight, and respects mothers with all their flaws

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‘Cuatro Mujeres’ play opens tonight, and respects mothers with all their flaws

  A new play paying tribute to all mothers, Cuatro Mujeres (Four Women) starts its run today at the Miraflores Auditorium. Directed by Christian Palomino and Ricardo Morante, the play  Full Article »

Posted by Navanwita Bora Sachdev on Apr 27, 2018

Peru’s minimum wage hike proposal good news for workers but could harm startups

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Peru’s minimum wage hike proposal good news for workers but could harm startups

  On the eve of resigning abruptly last month, Peru’s former president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski announced that he had requested an evaluation of the minimum wage. The majority of Peruvians  Full Article »

Posted by Michael Krumholtz on May 22, 2018

PHOTOS: United Kingdom unveils Latin American Biodiversity Program in Lima

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PHOTOS: United Kingdom unveils Latin American Biodiversity Program in Lima

Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs for the UK Boris Johnson fed a manatee in Peru as part of an unveiling of his government’s new Latin American Biodiversity Program Tuesday.  Full Article »

Posted by Frances Jenner on Mar 19, 2018

OPINION: Mario Vargas Llosa calling feminism “literature’s main enemy” is to show novels aren’t innocent

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OPINION: Mario Vargas Llosa calling feminism “literature’s main enemy” is to show novels aren’t innocent

Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa made waves in Spanish-language newspaper El País Saturday, claiming that feminism is literature’s strongest enemy. In his article ‘Nuevas Inquicisiones’ (New Inquisitions) Vargas explained that literature  Full Article »