Peru Cab­i­net ousted

Otago Daily Times - - The World -

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

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