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Peru to Remove Mandatory Outdoor Mask Requirements for Some Regions

Yesterday the Council of Ministers announced that the use of masks will not be mandatory in regions where vaccinations have reached more than 80% in the third dose in people over 60 years old and more than 80% in the second dose in people over 12 years old. This will be only in open places …

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Cusco Regional Strike Could Soon Re-emerge Even Worse

20 April – Cusco’s regional strike came to a close yesterday as streets in the city began to reopen even earlier than planned. (This is often the case in strikes in Peru.) Interestingly, buses companies began operating on the second day in complaint of taxi drivers not participating and still earning money. The government signed …

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Lima and Callao Under Lockdown Today

Last night at midnight Peruvian President Pedro Castillo announced that Lima and Callao would go into lockdown (“social immobilization at 2 am last all day Tuesday, April 5, in response to protests which have resulted in violence and looting across those provinces. “The Council of Ministers has approved the declaration of citizen immobility (curfew) from …

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New Rules Published for April

The Peruvian government issued Supreme Decree N° 030-2022-PCM extending the State of National Emergency “due to the circumstances affecting people’s life and health” as a consequence of COVID-19 and establishing new measures for the reestablishment of social coexistence for the term of 30 calendar days, starting April 1, 2022. The most important change is the …

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Three Vaccine Dose Requirement Coming to Peru

Last night the Ministry of Health released the following press release: All citizens over 18 years of age must have three doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in order to enter any public or private establishment, as agreed tonight in the Council of Ministers at the proposal of the Ministry of Health (Minsa). Minister Hernán Condori …

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President Castillo Faces Removal Once Again

For the second time in less than eight months, President Pedro Castillo faces removal by Peru’s Congress. By a vote of 76 for and 41 against (with one abstention), Congress voted yesterday to accept the motion of vacancy against President Castillo. The vacancy motion was presented by the spokesman of Renovación Popular, Jorge Montoya, and …

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ANOTHER Major Government Crisis in Peru!

Yesterday evening, President Pedro Castillo announced that he is once again appointing a new Cabinet including a new Prime Minister only three days after swearing in the latest ministers. The next Prime Minister will be the fourth in barely six months since Castillo took office in last July 28. The announcement came after questions about …

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