Peru's Prime Minister Fails Vote of Confidence, to Resign

Peru's prime minister was ousted by Congress in a vote of no confidence late on Monday following allegations of spying on her opponents, delivering a blow to President Ollanta Humala who will now have to form another new government.
Seventy-two lawmakers voted to remove Prime Minister Ana Jara from office after less than a year in the job, while 42 opposed the move.
"It is an honor that this Congress has censured me," Jara said in a Twitter message.
Jara, who denies snooping on her political rivals, must now present her resignation to the president, who has 72 hours to accept it.



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