Peru's President Francisco Sagasti has ordered the Minister of Defense to investigate the sending of a letter by retired military officers which may imply a breach “to the constitutional order.”Add your comment!
Pedro Francke, a 60-year-old economy professor and advisor to presidential frontrunner Pedro Castillo, has announced “there will be no expropriations, no nationalization, or price controls” in Peru, the Madrid daily El País reported.Add your comment!
The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided to focus on the possible threats by the coronavirus variant known as Lambda, which was first found in August 2020 in Peru, when it was called C.37 or “Andean.”Add your comment!
Peru's wealthiest people feel threatened by the likelihood of leftwing Pedro Castillo becoming the next president and have therefore started wiring money abroad, it was reported.Add your comment!
Peru's electoral authorities have completed counting votes from June 6's presidential runoff, after which left-wing candidate Pedro Castillo was determined to have finished some 44,000 votes ahead of right-wing populist Keiko Fujimori.Add your comment!
A resolution by the Organization of American States (OAS) condemning human rights violations and massive arrests of opposition leaders by Nicaragua was supported by 26 countries, opposed by three (one of them Nicaragua), while five nations abstained from voting either way. Argentina was one of them.Add your comment!
Brazil's Health Ministry Tuesday reported a total of 52 cases of covid-19 had been detected through testing among delegations taking part in the Copa America football event.Add your comment!
Colombian President Iván Duque Tuesday ordered Defense Minister Diego Molano today to open up an investigation into the explosion of a vehicle at Army facilities in Cúcuta, it was reported.Add your comment!
Just when Nicaragua is going through a wave of mass arrests against political opponents of incumbent President Daniel Ortega, former President Enrique Bolaños Geyer, who had beaten him at the 2001 elections, has died Tuesday at the age of 93.Add your comment!
Peruvian electoral authorities Monday announced it might take even three more weeks to finally know who won the presidential runoff between the leftist Pedro Castillo and the conservative Keiko Fujimori.Add your comment!