Peru is still under martial law in response to the coronavirus threat. Recent border closures and a nationwide lockdown have left the 23 remaining Israelis unclear as to what lies ahead for them.
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Hodaya, 24, who is cognitively impaired, faces criminal charges of smuggling narcotics after she was found with 28 kg. of cocaine in her luggage.
McDonald's closed down its branches in the country for two days of mourning after the incident.
Even though he makes his home in Peru, “there’s always a warm corner of my heart for Israel,” and for Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai whom he called “a giant in his generation.”
Peru's worst political crisis in two decades threatens unrest in the world's No.2 copper producer and one of the region's most robust economies, and could bring lawmaking to a halt.
Vizcarra stressed his decision was part of his constitutional powers and said he would call new legislative elections. He blamed lawmakers for repeatedly trying to block his anti-graft reforms.