Tag archive for ‘Peru’
By admin On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021

‘Risk for future generations’? Peru clashes with Pfizer over Big Pharma’s legal immunity for Covid-19 vaccine side effects

Peru has reached an impasse with Pfizer as it negotiates a deal for a Covid-19 vaccine, the country’s health minister said, citing a conflict over legal immunity for the pharma firm that could undermine Peru’s More...

By admin On Friday, November 13th, 2020

A ‘coup’ in Peru

Body:  John Crabtree reports on the shock ousting of ‘anti-corruption’ president Martín Vizcarra. peru Peru Contributor:  John Crabtree Doesn’t appear on front page Thumbnail More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Impeachment or ‘coup’? Peru Congress votes to oust President over ‘moral incapacity’

Peruvian Congress has voted to oust President Martin Vizcarra on grounds of ‘moral incapacity’ and replace him with an interim ruler, plunging the Latin American country into a constitutional crisis. Legislators More...

By admin On Saturday, October 24th, 2020

AstraZeneca’s vaccine rejected by Covid-stricken Peru over high costs and lack of data

The government of Peru is dropping the costly AstraZeneca vaccine, as the company failed to provide testing data and is offering too few inoculations. Speaking on Thursday, Peruvian Prime Minister Walter Martos More...

By admin On Sunday, August 23rd, 2020

13 die in stampede at Peru nightclub after police take action to enforce Covid-19 party ban

A police crackdown at a nightclub in Lima turned horribly wrong after partygoers rushed to escape and got trapped in a deadly stampede. The tragedy has claimed 13 lives and left six others injured. The police raid More...

By admin On Saturday, April 18th, 2020

Senior Peru health official says Covid-19 medical shipment route kept SECRET over CONFISCATION fears

Peru is being “cautious” in not disclosing the flight path of a plane loaded with Covid-19 testing kits, its disease response chief has said, with the US accused of “confiscating” supplies meant for other More...

By admin On Thursday, December 19th, 2019

Where’s the plane, Antonov? Ukrainian MP doubts country’s aircraft maker will ever actually supply contracted An-178 jet to Peru

Ukraine’s contract to supply an An-178 jet to Peru’s police force, praised by politicians and manufacturer alike, might never come to fruition since the country does not actually have the capacity to build it, More...