The President's decision was announced following a request made by the Peru Libre party.Full Story
"It is impossible to continue working with a fuel that has risen more than 80 percent in recent months," said Ricardo Pareja, president of the Chamber of Urban Transport.Full Story
The appeal filed by President Pedro Castillo to stop the investigation of the Attorney General's Office for alleged corruption offenses was declared unfounded by the Peruvian Judiciary (PJ).
A police operation in the Peruvian capital, Lima, in connection with the smuggling of migrants, led to the arrest of 9 people.
The Peruvian government decreed the extension of the state of emergency established last February in Metropolitan Lima and nearby Callao province.
A total of 14 people were killed in Peru due to a conflict between freelance miners in the department of Arequipa (south), according to local radio RPP.
On Wednesday, the Peruvian President arrived in the U.S. to attend the Summit of the Americas.
On Tuesday, the Peruvian president said that the country's government would work on establishing multisectoral measures to reduce the impact of the world food crisis.
On Thursday, the Peruvian Prime Minister met with the representatives of the Las Bambas Workers Union.
“I have not stolen, nor will I steal a penny from the country. I didn't get to public office for that," the Peruvian President Pedro Castillo said.
On Wednesday, the Peruvian President held a session with the Council of Ministers.