The new Speaker of Peru's one-house Congress, first in line to succeed President Dina Booluarte in case of vacancy, has stepped under the spotlight following a barrage of allegations linking him to cases of corruption.
Peru's one-house Congress Thursday declared Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) a persona non grata on the grounds that the Peruvian people do not accept acts of interference and meddling in our sovereignty, it was reported in Lima.
Peru's Congress refused once again Wednesday to bring forward the elections to 2023 as requested by President Dina Boluarte who was acquiescing to the demands of the numerous demonstrators that flocked the streets and roads since the Dec. 7 impeachment of Pedro Castillo Terrones.
Peru's one-house Congress Thursday denied President Pedro Castillo Terrones permission to attend the inauguration of Colombia's new President Gustavo Petro in Bogota on Aug. 7. Castillo had filed for clearance to be out of the country between Aug. 6 to 8, as per Article 102 of the Constitution.
Just one day after Bolivia's ruling party Movement Towards Socialism was reported to have opened up an office in Peruvian territory, Peru's President Pedro Castillo Terrones has filed the customary petition before Congress to be allowed to travel to La Paz, Oct. 30 to participate in the “Presidential and VI Binational Ministerial Cabinet Bolivia - Peru Meeting.”
The Government of Peruvian President Pedro Castillo and Prime Minister Guido Bellido has survived a vote of confidence motion at the national single-House Legislature controlled by the right-wing opposition.
As anticipated Peruvian Socialist elect president Pedro Castillo was unable to gain control of the one-house Congress, which on Monday chose the candidate of an opposition-led alliance.
Peru’s Congress approved on Monday a motion to initiate a process to remove President Martín Vizcarra from office over corruption allegations, a month and a half after he survived a prior impeachment trial.
Peru's Congress approved a law that allows citizens to partially draw down their contributions to the state pension fund, a few months after doing the same with the private system and despite fierce opposition from the government.
Peru's Congress Wednesday passed the bill which adds illicit financing of political organizations to the Penal Code, it was announced.