Vizcarra had threatened to dissolve parliament and force new elections unless lawmakers backed his anti-graft proposals.Full Story
Ecuador's Lenin Moreno, Bolivia's Evo Morales, Colombia's Ivan Duque and Peru's Martin VizcarraFull Story
The quake, rated as one of "intermediate depth" at around 110 kilometers, was felt around the country, and as far off as Colombia and Ecuador.
The western region of South America is susceptible to a wide variety of natural disasters, including earthquakes and tsunamis, which have caused considerable damage in the area known as the "Ring of Fire".
The ruling was sent to the Congressional Commission of Immunity Surveillance to strip the congressman of immunity to then arrest him.
"Between the two of us, we need a third partner to help turn it into reality," President Martin Vizcarra said.
After the incident, arrangements were made by the Accident Investigation Board of Army Aviation to immediately go to the scene of the event in order to determine the cause of the accident.
State institutions are teaming up to streamline investigations for missing persons disappeared during Peru's internal armed conflict.
"It is a key piece so that trade flows between Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, and the United Kingdom," said the Peruvian Ministry of Foreign Trade.
Archeologists are warning that the newly proposed airport to transport visitors to the tourist site may actually cause significant harm to the historical ruins.
Villaran is said to have accepted over US$10 million from Odebrecht for her reelection campaign.