Peru leader Kuczynski announces anti-corruption drive
18 Oct 2016

Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has launched a crackdown on corruption in the government, in the wake of allegations against a health adviser.

The measures include one that would bar employees convicted of corruption from ever returning to a state job.

A leaked tape appeared to show adviser Carlos Moreno plotting to “mine” the system for personal gain. He denies wrongdoing and says he was framed.

A recent poll showed an eight-point fall in approval for the president.

Sunday’s Ipsos poll registered a drop from 63% to 55% in Mr Kuczynski’s rating since the scandal involving Mr Moreno broke. The adviser has resigned from his post.

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