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Sides Clash on New Youth Labor Law

Sides Clash on New Youth Labor Law

President Ollanta Humala today called on the country’s young people to read the new youth labor law and reflect on its benefits, following a week of protests that built up to a march in Lima that included several violent incidents. Hundreds of young men and women marched in Lima yesterday against […]

Central Bank President Backtracks on His Pay Raise

Central Bank President Backtracks on His Pay Raise

Peru’s Central Reserve Bank President, Julio Velarde, backtracked on his pay raise on Wednesday, following criticism from President Ollanta Humala. President Humala criticized the head of Peru’s Central Bank over the wage increase, a move that sources in the monetary authority reportedly said could hurt the perception of its independence. Humala […]

Humala Calls for Dialogue After Political Upheaval

Humala Calls for Dialogue After Political Upheaval

President Ollanta Humala on Tuesday called for “mutual respect” among politicians, a day after his government averted what could have been a political crisis. “Each political group has its expectations and aspirations in the electoral process, but we understand dialogue to be something without blackmail or threats, because we believe […]

Peru has a “Serious Corruption Problem” – Watchdog Group

Global watchdog group Transparency International’s annual corruption index showed that Peru falls within a category that includes countries with a “serious corruption problem.” The index provided a score for 175 countries. Nations that received a score of less than 50 out of 100 are considered to have a serious corruption […]