Archive for July, 2013

International Analysis: A LONG WAY TO GO

By Anjali Gopalan ≈The Mark News ≈ In 2012, when a 23-year-old woman was beaten and gang-raped on a bus in New Delhi, India reacted in horror and outrage. But perhaps the horror was so deeply felt, and the outrage so widespread, because the victim, who later died of her […]

Humala Swears Into Office Three New Cabinet Members

Humala Swears Into Office Three New Cabinet Members

President Ollanta Humala swore in three new cabinet members on Wednesday, a few days before the 51-year-old former military officer completes his second year in office. In the post of Minister of Development and Social Inclusion, Humala appointed economist Monica Rubio (right, in the photo), who replaces outgoing minister Carolina […]

Toledo’s Party Faces Setback as Lawmakers Split Off

Toledo’s Party Faces Setback as Lawmakers Split Off

Former President Alejandro Toledo’s Peru Posible party has taken another blow, with five of the lawmakers breaking off from the party on Wednesday. Lawmakers Mariano Portugal, Marco Falconi, Cecilia Tait, Norman Lewis, and Wuiliam Monterola announced that they would form a new political group, called Regional Union, citing irreconcilable differences. […]

Premier Jimenez Says No More Cabinet Resignations for ‘the Moment’

Premier Jimenez Says No More Cabinet Resignations for ‘the Moment’

Premier Juan Jimenez has said that no other cabinet members are planning to resign in the coming days, according to daily El Comercio. Peru’s Foreign Trade Minister Jose Luis Silva and Social Development and Inclusion Minister Carolina Trivelli resigned on Monday. Local media has reported that other members of President Ollanta Humala’s […]