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Fujimori Pardon Leads to Cabinet Shuffle

Fujimori Pardon Leads to Cabinet Shuffle

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski yesterday swore in his new minister of the Interior, Vicente Romero, the first of several new ministers expected to be appointed over the next few days as the President shapes what he is describing as a “reconciliation cabinet.” The need for a cabinet shuffle comes in […]

President Kuczynski: A New Day

President Kuczynski: A New Day

In a brief address to the nation Friday evening, President Pedro Pablo Kuzcynski  assessed the “extremely difficult test” he faced in Congress a day earlier when the majority opposition were determined to impeach him on charges of “permanent moral incapacity.” “Today we all know the results, we can say with […]

by · December 23, 2017 · 3 comments · Lima, Politics
The Rush to Impeach Kuczynski

The Rush to Impeach Kuczynski

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is to address the nation Wednesday night, on the eve of his defense against impeachment in Congress. Congress voted last Friday, in a heated five-hour debate, to begin the process to impeach President Kuczynski on the grounds of “permanent moral incapacity.” The first intent was to […]

Human Rights Court Blocks Attempt by Congress to Oust Constitutional Justices

Human Rights Court Blocks Attempt by Congress to Oust Constitutional Justices

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights, IACHR, has told Peru to suspend a process currently in Congress against four members of Peru’s Constitutional Court.  The suspension will be in force until early February, when the case will be heard by the IACHR. Last week, the congressional sub-commission on Constitutional Accusations […]