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PERU POLITICS: Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Approval Falls: Poll

PERU POLITICS: Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Approval Falls: Poll

“The fall in popular support for Kuczynski could have many reasons, among them Alfredo Thorne’s exit from the economy ministry,” Ipsos Peru President Alfredo Torres said.

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PERU POLITICS: Peruvians Protest Against Possible Pardon of Fujimori

PERU POLITICS: Peruvians Protest Against Possible Pardon of Fujimori

Fujimori has been convicted of leading groups that massacred civilians and kidnapped journalists during his years in office from 1990-2000.

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PERU POLITICS: Kuczynski Tells Trump He Favours Bridges to Walls

PERU POLITICS: Kuczynski Tells Trump He Favours Bridges to Walls

Trump called Peru, a country of 30 million in South America, “a fantastic neighbour” and said it was an honour to have Kuczynski in the White House.

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PERU POLITICS: Carlos Basombrio Says Bid to Detain Alejandro Toledo Stalled in US

PERU POLITICS: Carlos Basombrio Says Bid to Detain Alejandro Toledo Stalled in US

United States told Peru that there did not appear to be sufficient probable cause to merit detaining Toledo and asked the Andean country to refile its request, Basombrio said by phone.

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PERU POLITICS: Judge Concepcion Orders Alejandro Toledo Arrest

PERU POLITICS: Judge Concepcion Orders Alejandro Toledo Arrest

Toledo, who was president from 2001-2006, has denied any wrongdoing. He is believed to be abroad. He was in Paris for a meeting earlier in the week and is a visiting scholar at Stanford University in California.

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PERU POLITICS: 6,000 Venezuelans Given Work, Study Visas to Peru

PERU POLITICS: 6,000 Venezuelans Given Work, Study Visas to Peru

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of Peru has expressed concern about shortages of food and medicine in Venezuela, mired in a deep economic crisis.

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PERU POLITICS: Odebrecht Scandal Eclipses Graft in Fujimori Government

PERU POLITICS: Odebrecht Scandal Eclipses Graft in Fujimori Government

A scandal involving bribes Brazil’s Odebrecht distributed in Peru during three presidencies is shaping up to be bigger than the massive graft case that toppled former leader Alberto Fujimori.

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PERU POLITICS: Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Approval Dives After Odebrecht Case

PERU POLITICS: Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Approval Dives After Odebrecht Case

Support for Kuczynski was 43 percent, down 5 percentage points from December, according to a survey published by Ipsos Peru in local newspaper El Comercio

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PERU POLITICS: President Kuczynski Mulls Suing Odebrecht

PERU POLITICS: President Kuczynski Mulls Suing Odebrecht

“We’re analyzing various alternatives. Without doubt one of them is that, but it has to be looked at case by case,” Peruvian president Pedro Kuczynski said.

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PERU POLITICS: Congress Sacks Jaime Saavedra In Blow To Pedro Pablo Kuczynski

PERU POLITICS: Congress Sacks Jaime Saavedra In Blow To Pedro Pablo Kuczynski

President Pablo Kuczynski stridently defended Saavedra, a former World Bank economist who was the only minister in the previous government he reappointed.

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PERU POLITICS: UN Suspends Job Of Nadine Heredia

PERU POLITICS: UN Suspends Job Of Nadine Heredia

“FAO will continue monitoring the situations of Ms. Heredia, who will remain a FAO employee, with the aim of identifying appropriate measures to apply in the specific circumstance at hand,” the statement said.

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PERU POLITICS: UN Rebuked For Hiring Nadine Heredia Under Investigation

PERU POLITICS: UN Rebuked For Hiring Nadine Heredia Under Investigation

Heredia’s attorney, Roy Gates, asked the government to respect her right to due process and said prosecutors should carry out their work free from political pressure.

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