Pedro Pablo Kuczynski
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 is investigating whether police raids were run by death squads in disguise
The probe, which has been embraced by Peru's new government headed by Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, reportedly focuses on 96 officers linked to raids in which police allegedly executed 27 presumed gangsters.
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.
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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.
Peruvian Activists Predict a Right-Wing President Will Bring More Conflicts Over Mines
Activists are warning that Peru's sharp lurch to the right in the country's general elections earlier this month could bring an escalation of the often violent conflicts between local communities and mining companies.