May 10, 2024, 4:02 p.m. | Masha Borak

Biometric Update

The Peruvian national identification registry, which issues the country’s digital IDs, has found itself in turmoil after its employees initiated a strike against the institution’s boss and its faulty technology. The institution has also come under attack for “constant failures” in providing biometric verification for companies.

Last Friday, workers of the National Registry of Identification and Civil Status (Registro Nacional de Identificación y Estado Civil, RENIEC) suspended the service to citizens, demanding that the government not extend the employment of …

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