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Peru’s only leftist presidential candidate loses top ally
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 15, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s only leftist presidential candidate loses top ally

Leftist politician Sergio Tejada has renounced the alliance he made with Peru’s only left-wing presidential candidate, Veronika Mendoza. While Mendoza and Tejada are Peru’s most popular liberal politicians, neither one  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 »

Survey: no difference among Peru’s presidential candidates
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 24, 2015 Leave a comment

Survey: no difference among Peru’s presidential candidates

A recent survey shows Peru’s voters see virtually no ideological difference among the top five presidential contenders for 2016 elections. Ipsos asked over 1,800 voters to rank each of Peru’s  Full Article »

Ruling party congressman suspended for 120 days
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 13, 2015 Leave a comment

Ruling party congressman suspended for 120 days

Peru’s Congress has suspended Nationalist Party congressman Daniel Abugattas for 120 days for broadcasting a closed parliamentary debate from his cell phone. In a closed session yesterday, Peru’s Congress debated  Full Article »

Peru’s vice president quits ruling party
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 17, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru’s vice president quits ruling party

Vice President Marisol Espinoza has left the Peruvian Nationalist Party amid widespread discontent with the management of first lady Nadine Heredia. Espinoza sent her resignation letter to Peruvian Nationalist Party  Full Article »

Peru’s congress poised to impeach justice minister
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 16, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru’s congress poised to impeach justice minister

A majority of Peru’s members of congress support the impeachment of justice minister Gustavo Adrianzen heading before next week’s vote. Opposition parties drafted impeachment documents against Adrianzen after corruption prosecutor  Full Article »