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North Korean Ambassador Asked to Leave Peru

North Korean Ambassador Asked to Leave Peru

Peru has declared North Korea’s ambassador to Peru, Kim Hak-Chol, persona non grata and has  given the diplomat five days to leave the country. The Foreign Relations Ministry announced the decision today, saying Peru had adopted the measure in light of  “the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea has continuous and […]

by · September 11, 2017 · 1 comment · Politics
Venezuela: Region Agrees It’s a Dictatorship

Venezuela: Region Agrees It’s a Dictatorship

“What we have in Venezuela is a dictatorship,” was the statement given by Peru’s Foreign Relations minister, Ricardo Luna, at the end of several hours of talks in Lima between government ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean. President Kuczynski had called for regional unity following the fraudulent results in […]

Humalas in 18-Month Custody, Judge Deems Flight Risk

Humalas in 18-Month Custody, Judge Deems Flight Risk

Former President Ollanta Humala and his wife Nadine Heredia were sent to prison on Friday afternoon, to serve an 18-month preventive imprisonment term while investigations continue into allegations of corruption and money laundering.  Investigations have been ongoing for at least two years and are likely to continue for at least […]

Pope Francis to Visit Peru in January 2018

Pope Francis to Visit Peru in January 2018

Pope Francis is to visit Peru and Chile at the beginning of next year, according to an announcement issued at the Vatican on Monday. The statement was read in Lima by the Papal Nuncio, Grzegorz Piotr, during a meeting with President Kuczynski, Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani and the archbishop of […]