Education

New Education Minister to Continue Policies

New Education Minister to Continue Policies

President Kuczynski swore in his new Education minister, Marilu Martens, on Sunday afternoon at the government palace and vowed that his government’s education reform will continue. “We have to run, there’s no time to lose here,” the President said. Martens, the sixth woman in the Cabinet, has worked for many […]

Fujimoristas Move to Censure Education Minister Saavedra

Fujimoristas Move to Censure Education Minister Saavedra

Close to 12 hours of questions and debate in Congress ended at 10:30pm last night when Education minister Jaime Saavedra gave his final answers and closing statement.  The minister had been called to answer 18 specific questions, but despite his detailed responses the majority opposition was only going through the motions […]

Navy Training Ship “Union” Sets Sail from Callao

Navy Training Ship “Union” Sets Sail from Callao

The Peruvian Navy’s training ship Union set sail on its maiden voyage July 27, leaving Callao for the ports of Guayaquil, Cartagena, San Juan, Miami, Veracruz and Balboa. The four-masted full rigged barque, launched in December, has been on the Navy’s wish list for well over a century. Its bronze […]

by · July 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Education, Politics
Peruvian Students Win Gold Medals at Math Olympiad

Peruvian Students Win Gold Medals at Math Olympiad

Four Peruvian students brought home three gold medals and a silver from the 30th Ibero-American Mathematical Olympiad, held this past week in Puerto Rico. The competition is held ever year and is organized in a format of six problems in two days and each problem is worth 7 points. It is the […]

by · November 18, 2015 · 1 comment · Education