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Montevideo, June 19th 2019 - 06:58 UTC

Tag: Cecilia Chacon

  • Saturday, December 23rd 2017 - 09:23 UTC

    Divided Fujimori opposition helped Kuczynski avoid removal from office

    Kuczynski’s government had denied that a pardon for imprisoned Alberto Fujimori would be part of a political negotiation.

    Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has thwarted a bid in Congress to force him out over a graft scandal, as an opposition lawmaker accused him of securing votes by promising to free ex-president Alberto Fujimori from jail. Before Thursday evening’s vote on a motion to push him out, Kuczynski urged lawmakers to set aside unproven allegations of graft against him to defend Peru from what he called a coup attempt by the right-wing Popular Force party.

  • Tuesday, September 27th 2011 - 01:17 UTC

    Bolivian Indians defending their lands expose divisions in Morales government

    Defence minister Cecilia Chacon resigned to protest the heavy hand of the police

    Bolivia's Defence minister resigned on Monday to protest a police crackdown and arrests on anti-highway demonstrators which according to unconfirmed reports also caused the death of a baby and several disappeared.