The President of Peru, Pedro Castilloparticipated in the XIV Binational Cabinet with Ecuador on Friday April 29, where he held a meeting with his northern counterpart, Guillermo Lasso. This Saturday, April 30, the Minister councillead by Hannibal Torreswill travel to the city of Espinar (Cusco) to coordinate on the agreements reached by the state in 2019. It has not been confirmed whether the president will be present at the appointment.
On Friday, April 29, the spokesman for Free Peru, Waldemar Cerronwithdrew his signature from the constitutional reform project that seeks cut the mandate of the president and congressmenfor the purpose of advance the elections general. Passion Davila, a member of the pro-government parliamentary group and author of the initiative, did not rule out resigning from his caucus after not finding support for the proposal. “What does surprise me is the position of the congressmen (Cerrón, Palacios and Robles) in abandoning the project to advance elections,” the legislator told La República.
Regarding the pandemic COVID-19 in Peruit is expected that some 300,000 doses of the Pfizer pediatric vaccine They will expire this Saturday, April 30. The Comptroller found that there were more than a million immunizers in the warehouses of the Ministry of Health, EsSalud and the regional health directorates. Most of the regions with the most doses to expire are, at the same time, those with the lowest vaccination rates: Arequipa, Puno, Lambayeque, Cusco, Ica, La Libertad, Junín, Cajamarca, Huánuco and Loreto.
On the economic front, Congresswoman Patricia Chirinos seeks to repeal a rule of the Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation (Midagri) on milk production. Supreme Decree No. 004-2022-Midagri provides that the evaporated milk It can only be made with fresh milk. According to the legislator of Avanza País, this regulation degrades the level of milk, by making it “more watery”, and therefore would not provide “the necessary nutrients”.