Peru Cabinet ousted
Peru’s oppositioncontrolled Congress ousted centreright President Pedro Pablo Kuczysnki’s Cabinet in a vote of noconfidence yesterday, pitching the copperproducing Andean country into its worst political crisis in years.
Kuczynski had dared Congress on Thursday to revoke its confidence in his Cabinet if it insisted on forcing out his second education minister.
Under Peru’s constitution, if Congress does not deliver a president a vote of confidence for his cabinets twice, the president can summon new legislative elections. — Reuters