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Peru’s Congress Forces Humala to Renew Cabinet

Peru’s Congress Forces Humala to Renew Cabinet

President Ollanta Humala has 72 hours to name a new cabinet chief, and perhaps some of his ministers, following a majority vote in Congress Monday night to censure Premier Ana Jara. The vote of no confidence — 72 in favor, 42 against and two abstentions— has been at the top […]

At 22%, Humala has Latin America’s Lowest Approval Rating

At 22%, Humala has Latin America’s Lowest Approval Rating

President Ollanta Humala’s dwindling support has made him the least popular leader in Latin America, even behind his counterparts in Venezuela and Argentina, according to polls compiled by the Mexican daily El Economista and published in Peruvian daily El Comercio. Humala’s latest approval rating, at 22%, according to the latest poll […]

Congress Rescinds Government Youth Labor Law

Congress Rescinds Government Youth Labor Law

Peruvian lawmakers yesterday rescinded government legislation to create a new youth labor code, after heavy backlash from student organizations and union groups. The legislation, which became known as the “Ley Pulpin,” was at the center of a number of street protests over the last few weeks by students and unions […]

Congress Debates Beleaguered Youth Labor Law

Congress Debates Beleaguered Youth Labor Law

President Ollanta Humala called for an extraordinary legislation meeting of Congress, being held today, to debate his Youth Labor Law, which is creating a high political cost to his government. By this call, Humala has effectively brought the debate ahead of the plans by the permanent commission in Congress to begin debates […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature