Tag: Martin Vizcarra

Peru president urges elections to end ‘institutional crisis’

LIMA: Peru's President Martin Vizcarra on Sunday offered to cut short his term and hold elections to end what he called an institutional crisis. He said...

Peruvian president rejects call to cancel copper mining project permit amid protests

LIMA: Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra rejected the demand of a regional governor on Tuesday to cancel within 72 hours the construction permit for a copper...

Peru President Vizcarra swears in actor as new prime minister

LIMA: Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra swore in actor and former Culture Minister Salvador del Solar as his new prime minister on Monday in a cabinet...

Peru lawmakers probe Odebrecht link to former firm of president

LIMA: A Peruvian congressional committee on Wednesday launched a probe into a defunct consortium led by scandal-plagued Brazilian builder Odebrecht, after local media revealed it...