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Electoral Reform Bill Focuses on Eradicating Corruption

Electoral Reform Bill Focuses on Eradicating Corruption

Following on his success Tuesday in Congress with the approval of the Reconstruction Bill, Cabinet chief Fernando Zavala today gave a press conference to present the government’s Electoral Reform bill. The bill proposes a series of changes — including a gender equity quota of candidates in a political party and the return to the bicameral […]

President Kuczynski Visits U.S.

President Kuczynski Visits U.S.

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski traveled to the United States last night, for visits that will start Friday in New York and then continue in Washington, D.C., with a final stop to his alma mater on the weekend in Princeton, New Jersey. The President will be meeting the new U.N. secretary […]

Pope Francis: Possible Peru- Chile Visit in 2018

Pope Francis: Possible Peru- Chile Visit in 2018

Plans for a Papal visit to Peru and Chile next year were raised this week at the Vatican,  during a meeting between Pope Francis and several Chilean bishops led by Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati of Santiago. According to Monsignor Ezzati, there is no date as yet for the tour but that the […]

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Cusco Protests as Chinchero Airport Financing Adjusted

Cusco Protests as Chinchero Airport Financing Adjusted

Cusco authorities are calling for a regional strike, giving the government 72 hours to come up with a solution to the sudden postponement of the groundbreaking ceremony for the new airport at Chinchero. People from Urubamba, Paucartambo, Anta and La Convención marched with banners to the Chinchero site to protest. […]