LIMA Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra said on Tuesday he would ask Congress to declare the public prosecutor's office in a state of emergency after the agency's top official removed two investigators at the heart of the probe into a massive graft scandal triggered by Brazilian builder Odebrecht.
LIMA, Jan 1 Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra
on Tuesday denounced a surprise decision by Peru's top
prosecutor to remove two key investigators responsible for
probing the massive graft scandal triggered by Brazilian builder
LIMA, Sept 18 Peru's prime minister said on
Monday that the country's new Cabinet will focus on reviving
public investments as it seeks to mend fences with the
opposition party that forced President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski to
form a new government.
LIMA Peru's president urged a speedy trial of his jailed predecessor Ollanta Humala on Friday, as an ongoing graft scandal tests the Andean nation's political establishment and its judicial system.
LIMA Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said he expects the country's economic outlook to improve over the short term, but expressed concern over international trade ahead of the upcoming U.S. election in remarks at a Thomson Reuters Economic Forum on Thursday.
LIMA Center-right economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski had a slight lead over Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of an imprisoned former president, as early results came in from Peru's presidential election on Sunday. | Video
LIMA Peruvian markets jumped on Monday as results showed two free-market candidates would move on to the second round of the presidential election: Keiko Fujimori, the conservative daughter of a jailed former president, and centrist economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski. | Video
LIMA, Dec 7 Peru's central bank likely will
raise the benchmark interest rate to 3.75 percent
at its policy meeting on Thursday after inflation spiked to a
nearly four-year high, a Reuters poll showed Monday.
LIMA, Sept 8 Peru's bourse has a "good chance"
of staying in MSCI Inc's emerging market category and avoiding a
downgrade to a riskier status, the bourse's general manager said
on Tuesday following preliminary talks with the index provider.
LIMA, Aug 19 Any downgrade of Peru's stock
exchange to "frontier market" status by index provider MSCI Inc
would likely trigger a capital outflow of $1.5 billion to $5
billion within three months, the head of Peru's bourse said on