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

Government of Peru to provide assistance to vulnerable families

The government of Peru announced in El Peruano that "vulnerable families" will receive a payment of 380 soles, or roughly $107, during the 15 days of mandatory isolation. At a press conference, President Martin Vizcarra stated that the funds will help recipient families meet their basic needs. Approximately nine million Peruvians, or roughly a third … Continue reading Government of Peru to provide assistance to vulnerable families

El Primer Mensaje de Presidente Vizcarra ante el Congreso Peruano

Una fotografía del Presidente Martin Vizcarra. - El sitio oficial del presidente

El texto y un vídeo del primer mensaje a la nación de Presidente Martín Vizcarra ante el Congreso el 23 de marzo de 2018. Discurso Señor Presidente del Congreso, representantes, amigos de todas las naciones, pueblo del Perú. Queridos hermanos peruanos: Me dirijo a Ustedes en este difícil momento que atraviesa el país para transmitirles … Continue reading El Primer Mensaje de Presidente Vizcarra ante el Congreso Peruano

Heavy March Rains Damage Peruvian Infrastructure

Peru is recovering from damaging and deadly rains that plagued the Andean nation throughout March. El Niño-like weather conditions off the coast of Peru raised water temperatures far above normal levels and caused severe rain storms in the Andean regions. The death toll from flooding surpassed 80 people in March. During that month, many regions were inundated with … Continue reading Heavy March Rains Damage Peruvian Infrastructure