Peru's congress axes central bankers one week after appointment


Peru's Congress last week retracted the appointments of three central bank board members, just a week after giving them the green light.

The nominees were scrapped along with other recent government appointees after thousands of Peruvians took to the streets to protest picks for Peru's constitutional court that many described as politicised.

In an interview with Peruvian television, Julio Velarde, who was reappointed governor of the central bank by president Ollanta Humala in 2011 and has had to

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