Archive for December, 2016

Alberto Fujimori Admitted to Health Clinic for Tests

Alberto Fujimori Admitted to Health Clinic for Tests

Former President Alberto Fujimori was taken to a private clinic on Sunday evening for tests, following complaints of stomach pains. His family doctor, former Health minister and congressman Alejandro Aguinaga, said Fujimori has a cyst in the pancreas. Results of the tests will determine whether Fujimori remains at the clinic for […]

by · December 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Politics
Putin’s Breakout Year

Putin’s Breakout Year

By William Pommeranz — The Mark News —  2016 saw a major step toward Vladimir Putin’s vision of the world – it remains to be seen if the United States and Europe will remain committed to challenging this vision, or will seek to accommodate it. This year marked the 25th anniversary […]

Fujimoristas Move to Censure Education Minister Saavedra

Fujimoristas Move to Censure Education Minister Saavedra

Close to 12 hours of questions and debate in Congress ended at 10:30pm last night when Education minister Jaime Saavedra gave his final answers and closing statement.  The minister had been called to answer 18 specific questions, but despite his detailed responses the majority opposition was only going through the motions […]

Kuczynski Appoints New Defense and Culture Ministers

Kuczynski Appoints New Defense and Culture Ministers

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski swore in two new ministers on Monday, the first shift in his cabinet since his inauguration in July. Jorge Nieto, who headed the Ministry of Culture since July and was pleased with his results so far, has taken on the Defense portfolio a full week after his […]