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Feelings of Insecurity Jump in Lima – Poll

Feelings of Insecurity Jump in Lima – Poll

Three men killed in Callao in a suspected hit killing, five alleged thieves shot dead by police in a chase in east Lima, and yet another explosive lobbed at a school in San Juan de Lurigancho as part of an extortion racket — all this past weekend — only helped […]

Magistrates Council Removes Attorney General from Office

Magistrates Council Removes Attorney General from Office

Attorney General Carlos Ramos Heredia was removed from his post this week, in an unprecedented move by Peru’s National Council of Magistrates. The council voted to sack Ramos Heredia following an investigation into his ties with disgraced former Ancash regional president Cesar Alvarez, who is accused of running a large […]

Congress Bans Reelection for Regional Presidents and Mayors

Congress Bans Reelection for Regional Presidents and Mayors

Peruvian lawmakers have approved legislation prohibiting a consecutive re-election of regional presidents in an effort to curb corruption. The law also bans the reelection of mayors. In a vote on Thursday, 93 lawmakers were in favor and nine were against the legislation, RPP Noticias reported. Ten legislators abstained from voting […]

Police Intelligence Officials Reported Spying on Vice President

Police Intelligence Officials Reported Spying on Vice President

A split within President Ollanta Humala’s government emerged this week, as news reports said that police intelligence agents were spying on the country’s vice president. The news of spying on Vice President Marisol Espinoza has created a backlash, forcing President Ollanta Humala and his Prime Minister, Ana Jara, to address […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Law & Justice, Politics