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President Kuczynski: A New Day

President Kuczynski: A New Day

In a brief address to the nation Friday evening, President Pedro Pablo Kuzcynski  assessed the “extremely difficult test” he faced in Congress a day earlier when the majority opposition were determined to impeach him on charges of “permanent moral incapacity.” “Today we all know the results, we can say with […]

by · December 23, 2017 · 2 comments · Lima, Politics
New Education Minister to Continue Policies

New Education Minister to Continue Policies

President Kuczynski swore in his new Education minister, Marilu Martens, on Sunday afternoon at the government palace and vowed that his government’s education reform will continue. “We have to run, there’s no time to lose here,” the President said. Martens, the sixth woman in the Cabinet, has worked for many […]

Fujimoristas Move to Censure Education Minister Saavedra

Fujimoristas Move to Censure Education Minister Saavedra

Close to 12 hours of questions and debate in Congress ended at 10:30pm last night when Education minister Jaime Saavedra gave his final answers and closing statement.  The minister had been called to answer 18 specific questions, but despite his detailed responses the majority opposition was only going through the motions […]

Congress Election of Central Bank Directors Criticized

Congress Election of Central Bank Directors Criticized

The election in Congress Thursday of three new governors to Peru’s Central Bank has been met with loud protests from the minority opposition in the Congress and also criticism from political analysts and some business circles. The Fujimoristas, with a clear majority of 71 seats in the 130-member house, plus […]