Timeline of the Crisis in Peru / Cronología de la Crisis en Perú

November 3: President Vizcarra says opposition lawmakers who control Congress are "playing with democracy" as they move forward with another impeachment trial to oust him from office. Elections are scheduled for April 11, 2021. Vizcarra cannot and is not attempted to remain in office beyond his term. November 9: 105 members of Congress vote to … Continue reading Timeline of the Crisis in Peru / Cronología de la Crisis en Perú

Chile postpones constitutional referendum

Chilean lawmakers voted to postpone an upcoming vote on changing the constitution in light of the growing coronavirus pandemic. The vote was scheduled to take place on April 26. It is now scheduled for October 25. According to Reuters, the idea was originally proposed by the Minister of Health last week, which was heavily criticized … Continue reading Chile postpones constitutional referendum

Government of Peru issues emergency decree

The government of Peru issued an emergency decree to combat the growing coronavirus pandemic. The decree was published in the official government gazette, El Peruano. There are 43 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Peru, according to data from the World Health Organization. Data from the World Health Organization / Graph by Nathan Davis The emergency … Continue reading Government of Peru issues emergency decree