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Opinion: Peru’s new impeachment effort is must-see entertainment
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 2, 2018 Leave a comment

Opinion: Peru’s new impeachment effort is must-see entertainment

The new effort to impeach President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski offers a high-stakes spectacle of Machiavellian struggles in the vein of Game of Thrones or 48 Laws of Power. Kuczynski is  Full Article »

Peru’s president dodges impeachment after lengthy congress debate over alleged corruption
Posted by Mathew Di Salvo on Dec 23, 2017 Leave a comment

Peru’s president dodges impeachment after lengthy congress debate over alleged corruption

Peru’s president has dodged impeachment after a lengthy debate in congress over whether he was fit to be leader.

Medical marijuana is now legal in Peru
Posted by Nic Waddell on Oct 20, 2017 1 comment

Medical marijuana is now legal in Peru

Late Thursday night, Peru’s Congress passed the bill to legalize medical marijuana in a vote 68 – 5. 

Medicinal marijuana one step away from legalization
Posted by Daniel Sanchez on Oct 12, 2017 Leave a comment

Medicinal marijuana one step away from legalization

Yesterday the Healthcare Commission of the Peruvian Congress approved a bill that would make medicinal marijuana legal in the country.

Peru’s Congress votes no-confidence, forces cabinet resignation
Posted by Benjamin Allen on Sep 18, 2017 Leave a comment

Peru’s Congress votes no-confidence, forces cabinet resignation

The entire cabinet of Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has been forced to resign as the result of a no-confidence vote by the opposition-led Congress.

Peru’s Congress moves to repeal hate-crime legislation
Posted by Erin Anderson on Apr 10, 2017 1 comment

Peru’s Congress moves to repeal hate-crime legislation

Peru’s Congress last week took the first step to repeal language which makes violence against gays and transsexuals a hate crime. The congressional constitutional commission, controlled by the Popular Force party of  Full Article »

Peru’s opposition party to impeach Cabinet minister
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 8, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s opposition party to impeach Cabinet minister

The Popular Force party which controls Congress has signaled that it will vote to sack President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s education minister Jaime Saavedra. The party led by Keiko Fujimori, Kuczynski’s  Full Article »

Peru’s new president suffers first Cabinet resignation
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 3, 2016 1 comment

Peru’s new president suffers first Cabinet resignation

Peru President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has accepted the resignation of defense minister Mariano Gonzalez after a news program revealed his affair with an aide. Last Sunday investigative news program Panorama  Full Article »

Peru government to battle opposition over sales-tax reform
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 11, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru government to battle opposition over sales-tax reform

Peru’s government has signaled that it will reject a law from the opposition-controlled Congress to ease terms of tax payment for small and medium-sized businesses. Congress on Thursday unanimously passed  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 »