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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 »

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 »

Peru: tens of thousands march against abortion in Lima
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 17, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru: tens of thousands march against abortion in Lima

Lima closed two of its main avenues to accommodate tens of thousands of demonstrators in the annual March for Life protest on Saturday. The pro-life march started at the intersection  Full Article »

Peru will not legalize abortion in cases of rape
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 25, 2015 1 comment

Peru will not legalize abortion in cases of rape

Peru’s constitutional commission in Congress rejected allowing a vote on a bill which would legalize abortion in cases of rape. Six committee members from the Popular Strength, Popular Christian Party  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 »