Peru's new President is making his cabinet exercise in public every week
The 77-year-old Pedro Pablo Kuczynski danced, bounced, and struggled to touch his toes to electronic music in an effort to promote fitness in Peru.
Peru's seemingly boring 77-year-old President is actually a pretty interesting dude
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has family ties to European cultural royalty, Hollywood celebrity, and US politics. He has also spent multiple spells in Peruvian cabinets that have tended to end rather badly.
Kuczynski Has Won Peru's Presidential Election Thanks to the Anti-Fujimori Vote
While he is best known internationally as a former World Bank Official, Kuczynski also has a family history replete with ties to highbrow culture, noted scientists, and celebrity.
Why Some Peruvians Worry Keiko Fujimori Will Turn the Country into a Narco Paradise
Keiko, the daughter of imprisoned 1990s strongman Alberto Fujimori, is the favourite to win Sunday’s presidential poll despite accumulating allegations of money laundering and other sketchy dealings involving her closest confidants.
Peru Declares State of Emergency in Its Jungles Due to Rampant Mercury Poisoning
The environment ministry declared the emergency in 11 jungle districts near Peru's border with Brazil, after hair samples from local people revealed levels of mercury up to 16 times what is considered safe.
The DEA Is Reportedly Investigating an Aide to Peru's Keiko Fujimori Over Dirty Money
The report, which comes three weeks before Peru decides whether to make Keiko its president, claims the DEA is probing a close confidante for allegedly cleaning money for her 2011 unsuccessful presidential bid.