At the 52nd General Assembly of the Organisation of American States, Christian speakers called politicians to leave aside “ideological impositions” to address poverty and a quality education.
The Congress approved the declaration of 19 November as National Day for the fight against child abuse. In Peru 80% of those cases take place in the household.
“We will continue to defend and give voice to the voiceless”, said Peruvian evangelical congresswoman Milagros Aguayo, who participated in the march.
Only three of the 24 crew members have been rescued alive so far. One of them is a Ghanaian sailor and a member of the Evangelical Church of Marin.
Milagros Aguayo was number two on the Lima list of the Renovación Popular party for the Congress. “The gospel is a tool to participate in the public life”, she says.
Brazil and Mexico are the second and fourth countries with more deaths worldwide. Latin American evangelicals have been helping those affected by Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.
Dozens of Quechua families receive food baskets as the coronavirus spreads in the country. Turmanyé has been working in the region for 20 years.
Evangelical leaders in Colombia and Peru presented projects to their governments, to support coronavirus victims. Cuban evangelicals are actively working with those affected by the pandemia.
The FREPAP party combines distorted elements of Christianity and Incan traditions. Followers of the religious Andean cult believe that the founder Ezequiel Ataucusi, died in 2000, was the representation of Christ on Earth.
There have been 32 cases of femicide in Peru this year. The Minister of Women, Gloria Montenegro, joined 18 religious communities to tackle the problem.
The Upper Room Church is in a legal dispute with the football club Alianza Lima over land surrounding the stadium.
Churches offer help to the local authorities. 600 people have been evacuated from their homes, including an evangelical family.
Official statistics confirm the rapid growth in Peru and Brazil. In Costa Rica, evangelical candidate Fabricio Alvarado leads the polls to win the presidency. The II Ibero-American Congress for Life and Family took place in Mexico.
The Congress voted to pass the motion to commemorate the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.
The Latin Evangelical Alliance calls Venezuelan evangelicals to pray “to receive God's instructions on how to be salt and light.” Political tension and violence continue in the country.
A Christian organisation working with children in the region: “Pray that God protects us and gives us wisdom to understand how we can be useful in times like these.”