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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 […]

Congressional Leaders Agree to Void Election of Officials

Congressional leaders agreed on Monday to hold an extraordinary session to annul last week’s election of members to the country’s highest court, to the Defensoria del Pueblo, and the Central Bank. Congressional President Victor Isla, a lawmaker for President Ollanta Humala’s ruling Gana Peru party, said the session will be […]

by · July 23, 2013 · 0 comments · Politics
Government Unhappy with Constitutional Court Ruling on Agrarian Bonds

Government Unhappy with Constitutional Court Ruling on Agrarian Bonds

The Constitutional Court’s ruling this week that Agrarian Reform bonds are to be paid, 40 years after farms and land were expropriated  by General Juan Velasco’s military regime,  has not only been overshadowed by the political fracas of questionable decisions by Congress this week but is being pushed back by […]

Peru Constitutional Court Justice Resigns to Press Congress to Name Successor

Peru Constitutional Court Justice Resigns to Press Congress to Name Successor

The process of some 4,300 cases being heard by Peru’s Constitutional Court will be affected by the resignation of one of the justices, according to the head of the court, Oscar Urviola. On Monday, the Constitutional Court decided to declare the vacancy of the post from which Justice Ricardo Beaumont has resigned, […]