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Clandestine videos roil Peru ahead of impeachment vote

LIMA, Peru (AP) - The revelation of secretly shot videos allegedly showing attempts to buy a lawmaker's political support has roiled Peru's political establishment two days before a scheduled impeachment vote against President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and amid a bitter feud between two powerful childre

TOWNHALL - 2018-03-21 05:32:00

Peru opposition alleges vote 'buying' to keep Kuczynski in power

LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's biggest opposition party released audio and video recordings late on Tuesday in which supporters of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski appear to offer lawmakers public work projects in exchange for help defeating an impeachment motion. In a press conference two days before Cong

REUTERS - 2018-03-21 03:23:54

Will Maduro attend summit? Venezuelan leader divides countries ahead of Trump visit | Miami Herald

Peru's decision to withdraw Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro's invitation for the upcoming Summit of the Americas next month in Lima is dividing governments in the region, with one Caribbean leader even offering to host a separate summit if Maduro isn't allowed back in. Ralph Gonsalves, the pri

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-03-20 22:08:00

PERU: Kuczynski Says That Ousting Him Would Be A Coup D'tat

(RTTNews) - The President of Peru, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, said that ousting him on "moral incapacity" grounds would be equivalent to a coup d'tat. "That would amount to a coup d'etat. I do not think it's going to happen, but it would be a coup d'etat," Kuczynski said in an interview with El Trome ne

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-03-19 23:08:16

I.U Wake Up Launches 100% Peruvian Cotton Sheets on Indiegogo with Affordable Prices

LIMA, Peru, March 19, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, I.U Wake Up sheets, by Peru Pima, launches on Indiegogo with a funding goal of $50,000. I.U Wake Up sheets are made of 100% Peruvian pima cotton and feel like luxury hotel linens that will not break the bank. I.U Wake Up also uses the "buy one,

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-03-19 17:30:00

Peru's President Stares Down Second Impeachment Vote: QuickTake

Peru's president, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, is facing his second impeachment vote in three months, raising the possibility he could be ejected from office before the end of this week. Opposition lawmakers accuse him of lying to conceal his ties to Odebrecht SA, the Brazilian builder at the center of th


EU to listen to Britain's Johnson over nerve agent: Mogherini

Reuters. Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, leaves 10 Downing Street in London BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said EU foreign ministers will listen on Monday to British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who is due to address a meeting in Brussels on the nerve


Will Tahoe Resources Ever Escape Its Guatemala Woes?

Tahoe Resources' legal battle for its operating license in Escobal (Guatemala) would probably conclude towards the end of 2018 or early 2019. A potential stock catalyst would be the completion of gold mining projects in Peru and Canada, which will double gold production. Social and political risks w


'World Upside Down': As Trump Pushes Tariffs, Latin America Links Up

Chile's then-President Michelle Bachelet with her foreign minister, Heraldo Munoz, at a signing ceremony for a trade pact among 11 Pacific Rim countries, signed on March 8 in Santiago.Credit Esteban Felix/Associated Press SANTIAGO, Chile - Latin American leaders braced for the worst last year as th


Peru president says he used offshore firm to legally avoid U.S. taxes - audio

Reuters. Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski participates in an event to present a balance of Peru's exports during 2017 in Lima By Mitra Taj and Marco Aquino LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's embattled President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski told a congressional investigative committee that he used a company in


DP World buys stakes in Peru's No. 2 container terminal, India logistics firm

DUBAI (Reuters) - DP World (DPW.DI), one of the world's largest port operators, said on Sunday it had bought a logistics firm in Peru for $315.7 million, giving it a 50 percent stake in the country's second largest container terminal. The acquisition of Cosmos Agencia Maritima, which also offers ma


Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.06%

Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.06% Investing.com - Peru stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the S&P Lima Juniors, Industrials and Mining sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General declined 0.06% to hit a new 1-month low. T


Peru's congress approves impeachment trial against president

LIMA, Peru (AP) - Peru's congress voted by a wide margin Thursday to reopen impeachment proceedings against President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, thrusting the Andean nation into renewed political turmoil as it prepares to host President Donald Trump at a regional summit less than a month away. It's the


PERU: National Production Grows 2.81% In January On An Annual Basis

(RTTNews) - Peru's national production in January 2018 recorded a 2.81% increase on an annual basis, accelerating from the 1.32% rise posted in December 2017, said the country's statistics office. The Peruvian national production growth in January reflects the performance of construction, transporta


Weekly Heating Oil Prices: Down 2 Cents From Last Week

We've used data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), which publishes price data weekly on home heating oil in 38 states by dollar-per-gallon before taxes. Unlike natural gas and electricity, home heating oil is provided by independent retailers. The latest price of home heating oil nati


Hundreds of 12,000-Year-Old Spearheads and Arrowheads Found in Peru by Archaeologists

Archaeologists have discovered more than 150 ancient spearheads in the south of Peru, dating between 9,000 and 12,000 years old. The stone objects were found by researchers from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PCUP) at the archaeological site of Pampa Lechuza in the region of Ica, Spanis


Peru VP would not seek early elections if president were impeached: sources

LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's Vice President Martin Vizcarra would not resign to pave the way to early elections if President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski were removed from office by an impeachment vote, two sources told Reuters this week. Opposition lawmakers are seeking to impeach center-right Kuczynski over


PERU: Supreme Court Approves Extradition Of Former President Toledo

(RTTNews) - The Peruvian Supreme Court approved an extradition request against former President Alejandro Toledo in an inquiry into an alleged US$ 20 million bribe paid by the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht. Toledo, who ruled Peru between 2001 and 2006 and currently lives in the United Sta


Trump to travel to Peru, Colombia in April

President Trump engages in some South American diplomacy next month as he visits Peru and Colombia, the White House said. Trump will attend the Summit of the Americas to be held in Lima, Peru, on April 14-15, spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Monday. While there, Trump will also meet with Peruvian Pres


White House announces Trump trip to Peru, Colombia

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