Archive for April, 2012

Humala Rejects Rumours That He May Change Cabinet

Humala Rejects Rumours That He May Change Cabinet

President Ollanta Humala has reiterated his support for his cabinet chief, Oscar Valdes, as he rejected rumors that he could make changes to his cabinet anytime soon, newspaper Peru.21 reported. “He has my support,” said Humala, during a lunch with Valdes at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Lima. Peru.21 says […]

Former Humala Adviser Jimenez Criticizes Government

Former Humala Adviser Jimenez Criticizes Government

Felix Jimenez, President Ollanta Humala’s former top economic adviser, criticized the current administration for serving the country’s economic power groups, according to an interview on Ideeleradio. Jimenez said that those who garnered the presidential votes nationwide last year are no longer the policy makers and, instead, those who lost the elections […]

Six Firms Eye Investing In Peru Petrochemical Complex

Six international companies are interested in participating with Peru’s state-owned Petroperu to develop a petrochemical complex on the country’s southern coast, according to Petroperu’s general manager, Pedro Mendez. “We are receiving visits from six companies worldwide that are very interested in talking with us about analyzing different areas of participation […]

Former Humala Allies Create New Political Group

Former Humala Allies Create New Political Group

A group of left-wing political allies and former advisers to President Ollanta Humala, who broke with the government last year, have formed a new group, known as Ciudadanos por el Cambio, or Citizens for Change. The group includes Humala’s former Premier, Salomon Lerner Ghitis, the former Environment minister Ricardo Giesecke, […]