Archive for October, 2011

Trivelli Sworn in to New Cabinet Post

Trivelli Sworn in to New Cabinet Post

Economist Carolina Trivelli was sworn in as Peru’s first Minister of  Social Development and Inclusion, during a ceremony in the former Inca capital of Cuzco. President Ollanta Humala took Trivelli’s oath in the city’s San Sebastian square, with his full cabinet present led by premier Salomon Lerner Ghitis, as well […]

Humala: Gov’t to Support Investigation into VP Chehade

Humala: Gov’t to Support Investigation into VP Chehade

President Ollanta Humala said Thursday that his government will support an investigation into alleged influence peddling by his second vice president, Omar Chehade. Humala, speaking during a broadcast press conference, said “the government backs the investigation in the Public Ministry. We salute that Congress… has taken immediate action regarding this […]

Economist Carolina Trivelli to be Named Minister of Social Inclusion – Report

Economist Carolina Trivelli to be Named Minister of Social Inclusion – Report

Economist Carolina Trivelli is expected to be appointed to Peru’s newest ministry on Friday, according to daily La Republica. La Republica reported on Thursday that President Ollanta Humala will appoint Trivelli to lead the Ministry of Social Development and Inclusion. The formal creation of the ministry will be announced Friday […]

Gov’t Takes Measures to Protect Uncontacted Tribe – Survival

Gov’t Takes Measures to Protect Uncontacted Tribe – Survival

Peru’s government has said they are taking measures to protect an uncontacted tribe located in the south-east Amazon rainforest, nonprofit organization Survival International said in a press release. “Government authorities in Peru have responded to Survival’s call to protect uncontacted Indians who have recently appeared on riverbanks near a popular […]