Archive for October, 2011

Peru’s Lerner Ghitis Meets Hillary Clinton to Discuss Drug Trade

Peruvian Prime Minister Salomon Lerner Ghitis met with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, a key meeting during his visit to several institutions in Washington D.C., state news agency Andina reported.   Lerner Ghitis and Clinton were to discuss the fight against drug trafficking and U.S. cooperation with Peru. In recent […]

Govt: Implementation Of Prior Consultation To Be Clear

Govt: Implementation Of Prior Consultation To Be Clear

The implementation of the Prior Consultation Law will be clear and guarantee the participation of all sectors, according to Peru’s new Deputy Intercultural Minister, Ivan Lanegra. Lanegra said that the specific norms will be modified in each sector and in each level of the national, regional and local governments to facilitate […]

Toledo: Peru Posible to Maintain Support for Gana Peru Despite VP Scandal

Toledo: Peru Posible to Maintain Support for Gana Peru Despite VP Scandal

Former President Alejandro Toledo said Monday that his Peru Posible party will continue to support the ruling Gana Peru party, despite allegations of corruption against Vice President Omar Chehade, daily El Comercio reported. Lawmakers from Peru Posible have backed President Ollanta Humala’s Gana Peru party in Congress , where the […]

by · October 25, 2011 · 1 comment · Corruption, Law & Justice, Politics
Ministry of Women To Transfer Social Programs To Social Inclusion Ministry By Year-End

Ministry of Women To Transfer Social Programs To Social Inclusion Ministry By Year-End

Peru’s Ministry of Women will transfer responsibility for social programs to the newly-created Ministry of Social Inclusion and Development before the end of the year, a government official said on Monday. Deputy Social Development minister Eduardo Ballon said during an interview with Ideeleradio that the Ministry of Women began work […]