3 weeks Peru starts president’s impeachment Manilatimes |World
FROM VP TO PRESIDENT Peru’s new President Martin Vizcarra arrives at the presidential palace after swearing in a ceremony at the Congress in Lima on Friday (Saturday in Manila). AFP LIMA: Peru’s Congress on Friday voted to open impeachment proceedings against President Martin Vizcarra for “moral incapacity” over accusations he tried to obstruct a corruption probe against government officials. “The motion for the vacancy of the president of the republic has been approved,” legislative speaker Manuel Merino said after the vote. The move was approved by 65 votes for, 36 against and 24 abstentions. ... more