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President Kuczynski Meets Pope Francis in Rome

President Kuczynski Meets Pope Francis in Rome

President Kuczynski met Pope Francis at the Vatican today, to extend the formal invitation for the pontiff’s visit to Peru in January next year. “I am happy to confirm Pope Francis’ visit to Peru, in January 2018,” said President Kuczynski after his visit. “His arrival will unite us and open […]

by · September 22, 2017 · 0 comments · Politics
Bringing the Comptroller under Control

Bringing the Comptroller under Control

Lawmakers in the ruling PPK party yesterday joined their Apra colleagues in Congress to demand the resignation of the Comptroller General, Edgar Alarcon. “The country needs a Comptroller General of the Republic who has the integrity and technical capability” to oversee public spending, said cabinet chief Fernando Zavala in a […]

Quo Vadis Hernando?

A Critique of One of Peru’s (and the World’s) Most Respected Intellectuals — By Diego de Soto ✐ Special to the Peruvian Times ☄ Hernando de Soto has been a public figure in Peru for more than twenty-five years. Many informed Peruvians are familiar with his ideas on property formalization and bureaucratic […]

Peru Works to Recover $40mn from Montesinos’ Bank Accounts

Peru is currently working to recover more than $40 million from bank accounts that former spy chief Vladimiro Montesinos and his network opened abroad in the 1990s. According to Alonso Peña, head of the International Judicial Cooperation and Extraditions Unit in the Attorney General’s Office, the money is in Luxembourg […]