Israel May See PM Stand Trial for the First Time

Incumbent Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu passed on Tuesday the necessary threshold to form a coalition in Israel’s parliament (the Knesset), cementing his victory in last week’s national elections even amidst a fog of corruption allegations.

Peru Restores Autonomy of Agency Fighting Illegal Logging

The Peruvian government published last week a decree restoring the independence of OSINFOR, its agency in charge of combating illegal logging in the Peruvian Amazon, reversing a decision from a few months ago that had placed the organization under ministerial control.