President Ollanta Humala was in Qatar wrapping up an eight-day visit to the Middle East when his wife, Nadine Heredia, delivered a lethal blow to his fourth cabinet chief in 2 1/2 years.
Peruvian President Ollanta Humala swore in 10 new ministers led by a former army officer as he seeks to take a firmer stance on protests that halted the nation’s biggest investment project.
Crisologo Quispe says he halted operations at his gold mine in the Peruvian jungle in April after police used dynamite to blow up $350,000 loaders at a nearby site.
Peruvian President Ollanta Humala appointed central bank director Jose Gallardo to his cabinet as part of an effort to shore up investment as economic growth slows.
Peruvian President Ollanta Humala said his cabinet offered to resign after widespread abstentions by opposition lawmakers during a vote of confidence yesterday, in which they accused the first lady of undue influence over the government.