Archive for July, 2016

July 2016 – Presidential Inauguration in Photos

July 2016 – Presidential Inauguration in Photos

 

Callao Emergency Crime Strategy Continues

In one of his first executive decisions, President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has extended the state of emergency in the port city of Callao for a further 30 days.  The measure was first applied in late December 2015 and has been renewed monthly since then. The state of emergency allows the […]

President Kuczynski: Dreams of a Modern Nation for Bicentennial

President Kuczynski: Dreams of a Modern Nation for Bicentennial

Presidential inauguration activities came to a peak on July 28 when Pedro Pablo Kuczynski was sworn in as Constitutional President of Peru for the period 2016-2021, and as he outlined his government plan in an address to Congress. Adressing an audience that included members of the Congress, the King Emeritus […]

Humala Grants Pardon to Woman who Assaulted Policeman

Humala Grants Pardon to Woman who Assaulted Policeman

On his last day in office, President Ollanta Humala granted pardon to Silvana Buscaglia, who was imprisoned six months ago, found guilty of physically assaulting a policeman at the Jorge Chavez airport. Buscaglia, wrongfully parked, was detained and immediately imprisoned under a new flagrante delicto law. A video (below) taken […]