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Congress Censures Cabinet Chief — Kuczynski to Choose New Team

Congress Censures Cabinet Chief — Kuczynski to Choose New Team

Cabinet chief Fernando Zavala handed in his resignation today to President Kuczynski, following the vote of no confidence last night by the opposition majority in Congress.  Zavala’s 19 cabinet ministers have also resigned. The President now has 72 hours in which to choose a new president of the council of […]

by · September 15, 2017 · 1 comment · Lima, Politics
Presidents Kuczynski and Macron Emphasize Paris Climate Accord

Presidents Kuczynski and Macron Emphasize Paris Climate Accord

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris Agreement on Wednesday, standing on the steps of the Elysee Palace after a meeting that included discussion on climate change and on democracy in Latin America, particularly the situation in Venezuela. Reconstruction after the floods […]

Bitter election campaign ends with challenge to next government

Bitter election campaign ends with challenge to next government

By Paula Dupraz-Dobias ✐ Final confirmation of election results Friday, setting Pedro Pablo Kuczynski as president-elect, ended a bitter presidential campaign polarized around the issues of democracy and political memories.  But with the party of opponent Keiko Fujimori holding a majority in Congress, Kuczynski’s government will have to contend with political […]

Tia Maria Project: Violence Escalates Amid Military Contingent and Failed Talks

Tia Maria Project: Violence Escalates Amid Military Contingent and Failed Talks

Presidential candidate Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is calling for a 60-day “pause” in the Arequipa conflict, while the government seeks solutions to the region’s rejection of the Tia Maria copper project. Seven police were injured yesterday and one civilian detained, during violent protests on the first day of a 72-hour regional strike called in Arequipa […]