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Peru Truth Commission: Recommendations for Reconciliation Not Being Implemented

Peru Truth Commission: Recommendations for Reconciliation Not Being Implemented

Ten years after Peru’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission released a report on the country’s internal conflict, most of its recommendations have not been implemented. The commission, which was led by noted academic Salomon Lerner Febres, called for government reforms as well as reparations for victims and their families. On Saturday, […]

Peru Officials Deny Use of Police Intelligence to Discredit Opponents

Peru Officials Deny Use of Police Intelligence to Discredit Opponents

Peru’s government has denied that it is using the national police’s intelligence division to discredit political opponents, after accusations from analysts and prominent politicians, state news agency Andina reported. “We consider these accusations offensive, they are creating an environment of political instability… and they are very harmful to the economic stability of the country, […]

Garcia Says Will Run for President in 2016 ‘If Necessary’ for Peru

Garcia Says Will Run for President in 2016 ‘If Necessary’ for Peru

Former President Alan Garcia said that he is not thinking of running for Peru’s top office again in 2016, but he will do it “if it is necessary for the country,” daily El Comercio reported. Garcia made the comments during a television interview in Chile, according to El Comercio. During […]

Apra Historical Leader Armando Villanueva Dies at 97

Apra Historical Leader Armando Villanueva Dies at 97

Armando Villanueva del Campo, the last of a generation of historical leaders in the Apra party and who was Peru’s prime minister during one of the country’s most troubling periods in the 20th century, died on Sunday. He was 97 years old. Villanueva’s death drew condolences from the current leaders of Apra, […]