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16 Feb 2021
Peru on Monday appointed its sixth foreign minister in less than a year following a fresh resignation over a growing coronavirus vaccinations scandal.
Pilar Mazzetti
13 Feb 2021
Peru's health minister resigned Friday, state TV reported, amid a growing scandal over claims that former President Martin Vizcarra was vaccinated against Covid-19 before the jab was available to the public.
12 Dec 2020
Peru has temporarily suspended clinical trials of a Covid vaccine made by Chinese drug giant Sinopharm after detecting neurological problems in one of its test volunteers.
17 Nov 2020
Peru's Congress on Monday chose a 76-year-old former World Bank official as the South American country's new president -- the third in a rollercoaster week of political upheaval.
16 Nov 2020
Peru was without a president Monday after Congress failed to agree on a successor to interim leader Manuel Merino, who resigned following days of street protests against him.
15 Nov 2020
The head of Peru's Congress called Saturday night for the "immediate resignation" of interim president Manuel Merino after a violent crackdown on protests against his new government left at least three dead and 13 injured. Thousands have taken to the streets in days of protests against Merino following the ouster of his popular predecessor Martin…
13 Nov 2020
Thousands of people took to the streets in cities across Peru Thursday night to protest the ousting of popular president Martin Vizcarra by Congress over corruption allegations.
11 Nov 2020
Speaker of Congress Manuel Merino assumed office Tuesday as Peru's third president in four years, amid street protests and market jitters after the impeachment of Martin Vizcarra over corruption allegations.
10 Nov 2020
Peru's Congress voted Monday to impeach and oust President Martin Vizcarra over allegations he took kickbacks from developers while serving as a regional governor in 2014.
14 Oct 2020
Neymar scored a hat-trick to become the second-highest scorer in Brazil's history as the Copa America champions won 4-2 away to 10-man Peru in a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.
17 Sep 2020
Peru's top court on Thursday rejected a government bid to block the impeachment of President Martin Vizcarra. The Constitutional Court ruled by five votes to two that the vote can go-ahead
12 Sep 2020
Peru's Congress on Friday voted to open impeachment proceedings against President Martin Vizcarra for "moral incapacity" over accusations he tried to obstruct a corruption probe against government officials.

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