Archive for May, 2011

De Soto confirms support for Fujimori

De Soto confirms support for Fujimori

Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto has confirmed his support for presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori in the second round vote scheduled for June 5, daily La Republica reported. De Soto said he would provide technical support to a potential Fujimori administration, although denied he would seek a cabinet post, including that of […]

Humala, Fujimori promise press freedom if elected

Humala, Fujimori promise press freedom if elected

Presidential candidates Ollanta Humala and Keiko Fujimori pledged on Friday to respect a free press in Peru if elected to the country’s highest public office. During an event organized by the Press and Society Institute (IPYS), Humala said his potential government would respect the regulating role of the media, but added […]

San Martin proposes judicial pact with Mexico

San Martin proposes judicial pact with Mexico

The president of Peru’s Judiciary, Cesar San Martin, has proposed creating an agreement with Mexico’s Judicial Branch in order to cooperate on legal matters, state news agency Andina reported. San Martin made the proposal during a meeting with Mexican President Felipe Calderon, who was in Lima last week as part of […]