Archive for January, 2015

Congress Rescinds Government Youth Labor Law

Congress Rescinds Government Youth Labor Law

Peruvian lawmakers yesterday rescinded government legislation to create a new youth labor code, after heavy backlash from student organizations and union groups. The legislation, which became known as the “Ley Pulpin,” was at the center of a number of street protests over the last few weeks by students and unions […]

International Analysis— Paris Terrorist Attacks: A Godsend for Marine Le Pen?

Op-Ed by Emmanuel Martin — The Mark News The deadly Paris attacks earlier this month – carried out by the Kouachi brothers at Charlie Hebdo and by Amedy Coulibaly against a kosher supermarket – were clearly launched in the name of radical Islam. Claiming that “political correctness” and “permissiveness” towards […]

Congress Debates Beleaguered Youth Labor Law

Congress Debates Beleaguered Youth Labor Law

President Ollanta Humala called for an extraordinary legislation meeting of Congress, being held today, to debate his Youth Labor Law, which is creating a high political cost to his government. By this call, Humala has effectively brought the debate ahead of the plans by the permanent commission in Congress to begin debates […]

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Peru Approves Environmental Permit for New Chinese-owned Iron Mine

Peru Approves Environmental Permit for New Chinese-owned Iron Mine

The Mines and Energy Ministry has approved the environmental permit for a US$1.5 billion Chinese-owned iron ore mine, newspaper Gestion reported Friday. Jinzhao Mining Peru’s Pampa del Pongo mine is located in the southern province of Caraveli in Arequipa region. The ministry also said it approved the environmental permit for […]