The OAS Electoral Observation Mission has arrived in Panama, led by former Peruvian Congresswoman and presidential candidate Lourdes Flores Nano, for the final deployment of the 56 international experts and observers ahead of Sunday's general elections.
The Organization of American States, OAS, Electoral Observation Mission is visiting Panama to monitor the organization of the General Elections of May 4, 2014, in response to an invitation from the country’s electoral and governmental authorities.
President Ollanta Humala has fired two-thirds of all generals in Peru's police force in an unprecedented purge to stamp out systemic corruption, the government said on Monday. In the Armed Forces there was also a renewal with the promotion of 48 officers.
A moderate leftist who gained renown as a human rights advocate consolidated what remained a narrow lead (0.81%) Tuesday over her pro-business rival. Whoever wins, Lima will have its first elected female mayor ever.