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Pope’s Mass to be Held at Air Base

Pope’s Mass to be Held at Air Base

President Kuczynski and his Labor minister Alfonso Grados crossed the square this week from the government palace to the archbishop’s palace , and together with Cardinal Cipriani announced their decision regarding Pope Francis’ visit in January —that the final mass in Lima, on Jan. 21, will be held at the […]

Congress Censures Cabinet Chief — Kuczynski to Choose New Team

Congress Censures Cabinet Chief — Kuczynski to Choose New Team

Cabinet chief Fernando Zavala handed in his resignation today to President Kuczynski, following the vote of no confidence last night by the opposition majority in Congress.  Zavala’s 19 cabinet ministers have also resigned. The President now has 72 hours in which to choose a new president of the council of […]

by · September 15, 2017 · 1 comment · Lima, Politics
Bringing the Comptroller under Control

Bringing the Comptroller under Control

Lawmakers in the ruling PPK party yesterday joined their Apra colleagues in Congress to demand the resignation of the Comptroller General, Edgar Alarcon. “The country needs a Comptroller General of the Republic who has the integrity and technical capability” to oversee public spending, said cabinet chief Fernando Zavala in a […]

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 […]