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Peru’s Government Splits As Rebel Lawmakers Weaken Humala

Peru’s ruling Nationalist party verged on crisis yesterday, after six of its lawmakers resigned in protest at candidate selections for top  positions in Congress. 

The splintering leaves the government with 37 congressmen – one more than the main opposition group – critically curbing President Humala’s power to act on Peru’s slowing economy. 481 more words


Peru’s Humala Appoints Sixth Prime Minister in Three years

Originally published by Anadolu Agency, July 23rd

Peruvian President Ollanta Humala has appointed the country’s sixth prime minister in three years, after Rene Cornejo resigned amid accusations of plotting a smear campaign against an opposition politician. 471 more words


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'That It?' Shrug Peru’s Workers on $180 National Holiday Bonus

Peruvian workers will receive a bonus worth as much as two weeks’ pay to coincide with its national independence celebrations at the end of the month, the labour ministry said today. 511 more words


Peru Gets Tough On Lax Universities With Beefed Up Regulator

Peru is finally getting its universities in order, with yesterday’s passing of legislation that amplifies the state’s role in raising standards in its flagging higher education sector. 697 more words


Investment Over Environment As Humala Reforms Rip Up Red Tape

Peru is enticing greater investment in its mining and oil industries at the expense of environmental regulations, to kickstart its stalling economy.

Lawmakers passed a package of ‘urgent’ economic reforms Wednesday to stimulate its sliding mining and hydrocarbon industries, after the economy expanded its least in five years in April. 563 more words


Cocoa Not Coca, Peru's President Tells Growers In World's Cocaine Capital

After decades of aborted attempts, Peru is backtracking from a fractious policy of coca-leaf eradication by promoting its growers to plant alternative crops in its turbulent top-producing region. 880 more words