Pedro Castillo LIVE: Minister Aníbal Torres puts Alberto Fujimori in a humanitarian pardon debate
Follow the latest news from the President of Peru, Pedro Castillo. Find out here about Walter Ayala, Aníbal Torres, Mirtha Vásquez, Dina Boluarte, the Congress of the Republic and more.
The president of Peru, Pedro Castillo , assumed the highest political position in the State on July 28 and, a week ago, completed his first 100 days in office . The president has governed with two ministerial cabinets - the first led by Guido Bellido and the current one by Mirtha Vásquez -. On Monday, November 15, Castillo accepted the resignation presented by former Defense Minister Walter Ayala , prior to his interpellation appointment in Congress. He was the third official appointed to that position.
In the list of news about the head of Government, the information on the large number of personnel born in Chota who work directly with Pedro Castillo stands out, starting with Auner Vásquez Cabrera, chief of the presidents advisers cabinet , and who accompanies him on trips abroad and coordinates with each Peru Libre congressman.
Likewise, the group of collaborators includes Máximo Cabrera , a Chotano advisor who works in Castillos office, as well as Irma Rojas Regalado , a Chotana who works in the office of the first lady, Lilia Paredes.
The Youth Secretariat of Peru Libre requested that Dina Boluarte be separated from the party for "discrediting the image of Vladimir Cerrón."
Dina Boluarte, vice president of the Republic, avoided responding to the expulsion request against her, which was presented by the Regional Secretariat of Youth of Metropolitan Lima of Peru Libre. Last November 15, the minister of Development and Social Inclusion also pointed out that she and President Pedro Castillo are used to “pull” the career of Vladimir Cerrón.
"I am not going to comment further. I believe that the Peru Libre party is a democratic party and in accordance with that democracy we continue to work for Peru, ”Boluarte said after completing Midis activities in Chiclayo. Photo: Capture Channel N
Citizens who decided not to apply the Covid-19 vaccine would be subject to new restrictions
In dialogue with Exitosa radio, the Minister of Justice and Human Rights, Aníbal Torres pointed out that the Minister of Health, Hernando Cevallos, is evaluating a provision to limit certain activities to the “unvaccinated”, in the sense of the so-called “civil death” .
"Nobody can be forced to get vaccinated if they dont want to, but if they dont want to be vaccinated and dont get vaccinated, they dont have the right to endanger other people," Torres explained.
Given this, the Minister of Justice and Human Rights asked all Peruvians to get vaccinated. “Not only for your protection, but for your families, children, parents and others. Lets fight the pandemic to fully open the market. If the market grows, we are all going to benefit, ”he said. Photo: Photo: Minsa Twitter.
Peru will host the 52nd General Assembly of the OAS in 2022
The 52nd General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) in 2022 will be held in Peru after the approval by acclamation of this international entity in its session this year that had Guatemala as host country. The initiative came from the Peruvian government, which was welcomed by the member states. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs indicated that, in this way, the countrys commitment to multilateralism and foreign policy is reaffirmed.
The date of the international event will be determined by the Permanent Council of the OAS. This will be the third time that Peru has become the headquarters of the highest regional body. The previous occasions were in 1997 and 2010. Foreign Minister Oscar Maúrtua, in dialogue with his counterparts in the OAS General Assembly, affirmed that the Peruvian Government will make "the best efforts to ensure a successful organization." Photo: The Republic
Héctor Garavito Farro is the new head of the Comprehensive Health Insurance
The Ministry of Health (Minsa) appointed surgeon Héctor Miguel Garavito Farro as the new head of the Comprehensive Health Insurance (SIS), according to Supreme Resolution No. 028-2021-SA, published today in the official newspaper El Peruano.
Likewise, through Supreme Resolution No. 027-2021-SA, the resignation of surgeon Cecilia Melba Má Cárdenas as head of the SIS was accepted, thanking her for the services provided.
Both supreme resolutions are signed by the President of the Republic, Pedro Castillo, and the Minister of Health, Hernando Cevallos. Photo: SIS
Minister Aníbal Torres puts Alberto Fujimori in humanitarian pardon in debate
The declaration of the Minister of Justice, Aníbal Torres, on the possibility of evaluating a humanitarian pardon to the inmate Alberto Fujimori has generated a stir in the Executive, Legislative, in parties such as Peru Libre and Fuerza Popular, as well as in organizations that defend human rights.
Most of them agree on the need for him to submit to an independent medical board to evaluate his real state of health, taking into account that the standards for receiving this benefit are high according to the IACHR, due to the fact that he has a conviction for crimes against humanity, due to the massacres in Barrios Altos and La Cantuta.
It was the head of Justice who left that possibility open by stating that Fujimoris health situation has worsened considerably. "A board of doctors has to examine him and if the disease is so serious, of course it is possible to think of a humanitarian pardon." Photo: Presidency of the Republic.