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LIMA 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.
LIMA Peru plans to declare the country's sole oil pipeline a "strategic asset" so the military can protect it from a string of vandalism attacks, the pipeline's operator, state-owned Petroperu and a Cabinet spokesman told Reuters.
LIMA Companies operating in Peru that help prosecutors investigate corruption help would be shielded from financial restrictions under a proposed law to replace expiring anti-graft rules, the government of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said Wednesday.
LIMA, Feb 7 Companies operating in Peru that help prosecutors investigate corruption help would be shielded from financial restrictions under a proposed law to replace expiring anti-graft rules, the government of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said Wednesday.
LIMA Peru's foreign minister said on Monday that she and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had agreed to keep working together to fight drug trafficking, days after President Donald Trump had threatened to curb aid to drug hotspots.
LIMA Three months before he granted Alberto Fujimori a pardon on medical grounds, Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski met the jailed former leader's son, lawmaker Kenji Fujimori, to discuss his release, a source close to the president said.
PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru Pope Francis issued a ringing defense of the people and the environment of the Amazon on Friday, saying big business and "consumerist greed" could not be allowed to destroy a natural habitat vital for the entire planet.
PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru Two decades ago, Swiss priest Xavier Arbex started sounding alarms.
PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru, Jan 19 Two decades ago, Swiss priest Xavier Arbex started sounding alarms about a looming environmental disaster in the remote Amazonian region of Peru where he had settled.
LIMA In his 2015 trip to Bolivia, Pope Francis asked for forgiveness for the "grave sins" committed against native people in the Americas in the name of the Catholic Church.