News & Analysis

Private clinics accused of profiting from Covid-19

That some private clinics have found in the Covid-19 pandemic an excellent money-making opportunity should come as no surprise. An Acción Popular member of Congress for Piura, Franco Salinas, denounced last week that a clinic there was charging patients more than...

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Peru, a living memory

On 2 June, the University of Kent organised a live streaming event called ‘Peru – a living memory’, consisting of a short film, panel discussions and other contributions (including one of support from PSG president Baroness Coussins). The film and the whole event were...

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Peru and UK in Covid doghouse

The Financial Times continues its survey of death rates attributable to the Covid pandemic, following on from its earlier report which we referenced last week. The metrics are those of excess deaths (that is deaths after subtracting those over the same period averaged...

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Constitutional frictions resurface

Vicente Zeballos, president of the Council of Ministers, has confirmed that he will go before Congress this coming week (on 28 May) amid renewed tensions between the executive and legislature. He may face a vote of confidence (or not) in the current ministerial team....

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