Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski defies opposition ultimatum to resign

A handout picture distributed by the Peruvian presidency shows President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski addressing the nation on television on December 13, 2017. (Via AFP) Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski late Thursday rejected demands he resign, brushing aside an opposition ultimatum to step down or face impeachment over allegations he received bribes from Brazilian contractor Odebrecht. […]

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Peru’s Congress votes to dismiss finance minister

A handout picture shows Peruvian Economy Minister Alfredo Thorne appearing before the opposition-controlled Congress in Lima, Peru, on June 16, 2017. (Via AFP) Peru’s Congress has dismissed the finance minister following revelations that he allegedly asked the comptroller to green light a controversial project, a fresh blow to centrist President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and his […]

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Peru urges US to extradite ex-president wanted on bribery charges

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (Photo by AFP) The Peruvian president has called the United States to deport his predecessor Alejandro Toledo, who is wanted on charges of accepting bribes. Pablo Kuczynski called his US counterpart, Donald Trump, asking him “to evaluate… with the State Department the idea of sending Toledo back to Peru,” state news agency Andina […]

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Peru, Colombia vow to back Mexico against Donald Trump’s policies

Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (R) and his Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos speak during the third Binational Cabinet in Arequipa, southern Peru, on January 27, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Peruvian and Colombian presidents have vowed to support Mexico against US President Donald Trump’s policies towards the Latin American country. Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said […]

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