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Colourless campaign heads into final stretch

Colourless campaign heads into final stretch

 With, as before, Fujimori and Kuczynski leading the polls By Nicholas Asheshov ✐ What catches the eye from the polls less than two weeks before the elections is that more than a third of the electorate have it seems not decided for who they are going to vote. This is […]

Congress Grants Government 90 Days for Legislative Powers

Congress Grants Government 90 Days for Legislative Powers

Premier Pedro Cateriano and his cabinet are drawing up a series of bills  to boost the economy and to crack down on crime, following Congress’ approval to allow the Executive special legislative powers for 90 days. Congress is allowing the Executive 90 days, as opposed to the 120 days requested, to write […]

Peru’s New Premier Sworn In, in 7th Cabinet Shuffle

Peru’s New Premier Sworn In, in 7th Cabinet Shuffle

Former Defense minister Pedro Cateriano was sworn in on Thursday as President Humala’s new premier, in the seventh cabinet shuffle in this administration. Together with Cateriano, three new ministers were sworn in to head the portfolios of Defense, Foreign Relations, and Justice and Human Rights. The change follows the majority […]

Mines & Energy Minister Survives Censure Vote

Mines & Energy Minister Survives Censure Vote

An attempt to remove Mines and Energy Minister Eleodoro Mayorga from office failed on Tuesday, as opposition politicians failed to get enough votes in a censure motion.  In a previous session last week, the Congress lacked a quorum for the vote because even many proponents of the censure did not […]