Post Tagged with: "Susana Villaran"

Humala’s, Villaran’s Parties Seek Alliance in Upcoming Elections

President Ollanta Humala’s ruling Nationalist Party plans to forge an alliance with Lima Mayor Susana Villaran’s Fuerza Social party for the upcoming municipal and regional elections this year, according to daily La Republica. Villaran is expected to run for office again in October, when the elections will be held. “We are […]

Lima Celebrates its 479th Birthday with Ibero-American Culture Award

Lima Celebrates its 479th Birthday with Ibero-American Culture Award

Lima kicked off a series of events on Friday to begin celebrating the city’s 479th anniversary and its designation as Plaza Mayor or main square of Spanish American Culture 2014, granted by the Madrid-based Union of Ibero-American Capital Cities, UCCI. A live concert began on Friday afternoon in the city’s […]

Bashing Nadine — Could It Be Sour Grapes ?

Bashing Nadine — Could It Be Sour Grapes ?

Op-Ed by Eleanor Griffis≈ Last night, three journalists were having a high time mocking the enthusiasm of Peru’s First Lady, Nadine Heredia, when she stood last week next to the President and other Peruvian officials at the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange. They thought she was too […]

President of Peru’s Judiciary Calls for Review of Recall Legislation

President of Peru’s Judiciary Calls for Review of Recall Legislation

The head of Peru’s Judicial Branch, Enrique Mendoza, said Tuesday that he would like to see authorities revise legislation that allows recall elections for municipal, provincial and regional authorities. Mendoza, who is also the former head of Peru’s National Elections Board, said that referendums can cause unneeded uncertainty, state news […]