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Humala: Peru’s Economy Remains ‘Solid’ Despite Slowdown

Humala: Peru’s Economy Remains ‘Solid’ Despite Slowdown

President Ollanta Humala said Tuesday that he is confident that Peru’s economy remains “solid” and that the Andean country is “moving forward” despite signs of a slowdown. “Our economy is solid. We are conscious that the situation in the global environment is complicated and that Peru and Latin America are […]

Fujimori Family to Make Statement on Denial of Pardon for Ex-President

Fujimori Family to Make Statement on Denial of Pardon for Ex-President

Following initial bitter comments from Fuerza Popular leaders, former presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori and her brother, Congressman Kenji Fujimori, are expected to hold a press conference this Sunday to express their response to President Humala’s refusal to pardon their father, former President Alberto Fujimori. President Ollanta Humala on Friday rejected […]

Peru Premier: Government Won’t Change Law to Allow First Lady to Run for President

Peru Premier: Government Won’t Change Law to Allow First Lady to Run for President

Peruvian Premier Juan Jimenez said the government will not seek to change a law in order to allow First Lady Nadine Heredia to run for president in 2016. “The government isn’t going to change the electoral law to propose the candidacy of Ms. Heredia,” Jimenez said, in comments reported by daily […]

Petroperu Backs Down from Plan to Buy Repsol Assets after Firestorm of Criticism

State-owned oil company Petroperu said it will not be purchasing a stake in the local assets of Spanish firm Repsol. The decision follows weeks of speculation about a possible purchase of Repsol’s La Pampilla refinery, in north Lima, and the Repsol network of gasoline stations. It also follows a wave of […]